Costa Rica is known for its rich and high quality coffee. The largest growing areas for coffee are in San Jose, Heredia, Alajuela, Puntarenas, and Cartago. The hand picked berries are sent to processing plants where they are scrubbed and washed to remove the fruity outer layer and dissolve the gummy substance surrounding [...]
Costa Rica is known for not having proper street names nor any road signs. It’s the only country in Latin America to still go without street names. It has caused much distress for travelers and others over the years and soon it’ll be a thing of the past. You can kiss goodbye the directions such [...]
Here’s some common sense advise on how to get the most from your experience in Costa Rica. We hope this helps, and look forward to hosting you in this wonderful country.
1. You probably have some pre-conceptions about what your trip will be like. You may have seen documentaries or read books or [...]
The small mountain village of Sarchi is located less than an hour from San Jose. It is home to the most famous Artisans, Crafts & Souvenirs. The drive to Sarchi is beautiful with all the flowering trees along the mountain road.
Tourist flock here to stock up on their Costa Rican goods such [...]
The countryâ€™s smaller airports are in need of repair due to all the domestic travel by local airlines that allow passengers to hop from one point to another in a fraction of the time. This illiminates those entire days of driving due to poor infrastructure on the Costa Rican roadways. All this flying though [...]
August is National Parks Month in Costa Rica.
The national parks of Costa Rica protect the soil and an estimated 75 percent of all Costa Ricaâ€™s species of flora and fauna.
The worldâ€™s largest sea turtles, the leatherbacks can be seen nesting at the Las Baulas Marine National Park in Guanacaste – Potrero [...]