dining etiquette

Dining Etiquette in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a beautiful country, with delicious food, and important customs and traditional etiquette. Remaining courteous during your stay in the country is important, and there’s no more important time to know the right customary etiquette than during dining experiences. Here’s what you need to know: Do not begin eating your meal until you […]

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Obama visits Costa Rica

Between May 2-4 President Obama will be visiting Mexico and Costa Rica in order to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, along with other Central American leaders. This visit will be 50 years after President John F. Kennedy visited Costa Rica. The last time a sitting US president visited […]

Water is a valuable resource.

Water in Costa Rica Threatened by Absence of Modern Law

During the World Water Day conference, concerns were brought up over the absence of modern law that would protect Costa Ricas water resources. It has been stated by the Environmental Federation (FECON) that there are risks to the water due to the absence of law protecting it, and the expansion of pineapple plantations and hydroelectric […]

Costa Ricans Upset Over World Cup Qualifying Match Held in Blizzard

On Friday night, a World Cup qualifying match between a team in Commerce City, CO and Costa Rica’s national team in Colorado was played through, despite blizzard conditions. As conditions worsened from cold to snowy, to outright blizzard, Costa Ricans grew from concerned to outraged because they felt it was unfair to have a team […]