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All-Inclusive Hotels and Resorts in Costa Rica…WHERE?

Well not entirely of course but they are few and far between. Costa Rica over the years has taken center stage on the eco/green friendly vacation market, but not only have they done this for the benefit of the tourists but also their people. Let me explain a little about the Costa Ricans. Ticos as […]

Monteverde Forest

Costa Rica’s Many Kinds of Forests

Costa Rica is renowned for beautiful and prevalent forest. As a matter of fact, more than half of the country is covered by forest or jungle, which boasts biodiversity of 1,511 known species of animals, including amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles. In addition, these forests are comprised of over 12,000 different types of plants. With […]

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Salty Sols Surf of Tamarindo

With over 1,290 km (802 miles) of coastline you’d be right in thinking that there are lots of places to surf in Costa Rica. Just doing a simple Google search will show you not only a slew of surf breaks on both the Caribbean and Pacific sides, but also any number of surf schools and camps […]

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The Origins of Gallo Pinto

Trying to discover the origins of Costa Rican culture is always a very difficult process. Traditions, such as recipes for delicious foods, are passed down within the family. And everyone always seems to have a different tale to tell when it comes to the hows and whys of things. That’s exactly the story when trying […]