National Coffee Day in Costa Rica

National Coffee Day in Costa Rica

5th Sep 2014

What is the best way to celebrate National Coffee Day in Costa Rica? The obvious answer is to drink coffee from Costa Rica, and lots of it. As you enjoy your first or second cup today, take a moment a … read more
Guanacaste Day: Pride of Costa Rica

Guanacaste Day: Pride of Costa Rica

25th Jul 2014

One of Costa Rica’s most celebrated national holidays is Guanacaste Day. The Guanacaste province is located in the northwestern part of the country, bordering Nicaragua to the north. During the early … read more
Mangroves Serve as Ecological Asset to Costa Rica

Mangroves Serve as Ecological Asset to Costa Rica

18th Jul 2014

The Damas Island Estuary of Costa Rica contains thousands of acres of protected mangrove forests. Red, black, white, and green (or “pineapple”) mangrove trees co-exist, providing ecosystems that are … read more
World Cup Fever in Costa Rica

World Cup Fever in Costa Rica

11th Jul 2014

This last month, Costa Rica has been on fire with a certain fervor for futbol. Ranked by FIFA as #28 in the tournament, Costa Rica was not on anyone’s radar. To the world’s surprise (and Ticos deligh … read more
The Origin of Coffeehouses

The Origin of Coffeehouses

4th Jul 2014

Coffee is so commonplace throughout a lot of the world today that many people don’t even consider the long and rich history behind it. Some sources trace the exact origin of coffee to Ethiopia, but co … read more