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Why Americans Are Retiring in Costa Rica

Retiring in Costa Rica There is a saying in Costa Rica called “Pura Vida.” It translates word for word to “pure life” and is used in everyday conversation. If this attitude attracts you, you may want to consider retiring in Costa Rica. This country of over four million is tucked between Nicaragua in the north,…

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February 1, 2018

History of Jaco, Costa Rica

Very little is known about the history of Jaco or Costa Rica prior to the arrival and exploration of this green country by Christopher Columbus. Archaeological excavations have produced little to no evidence that a written language has been found. Read below to learn the history of the beautiful city of Jaco, Costa Rica after…

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February 1, 2018

4 Best Coffee Plantations to Visit in Costa Rica

Coffee has a strong connection with Costa Rica’s hospitality and family traditions. It is currently offered to guests as a welcome beverage to socialize following your afternoon siesta or nap, and accompanied by local pastries such as corn cakes or empanadas. Get a taste of Costa Rica’s vibrant history with these four coffee plantations! Hacienda…

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January 25, 2018

Exchanging Money, Currency and Tipping in Costa Rica

Tourists visiting any place tend to have many questions that are related to money. The same applies to tourists visiting or planning to visit Costa Rica. Having the correct information with regards to money issues in a new place, is very important as it will guide how you will be spending your money. The below…

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January 17, 2018

Tips for Riding an ATV for the First Time in Costa Rica

Are you looking to ride an ATV in Costa Rica? We have some suggestions for you to consider before hitting the trails. The most important thing in riding ATVs is that safety always comes first. Make sure you and everyone you ride with stays safe out on the trails. Here are some helpful tips below:…

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December 28, 2017

Why Costa Rica is the Best Place for a Family Vacation

You really can’t beat the gorgeous country of Costa Rica when it comes to family vacations. It’s full of jungles, beaches, volcanoes and abundant wildlife. There is also the advantage of no jet lag for people who are traveling from North America! When is the best time to go to Costa Rica with kids? Costa…

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December 20, 2017