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Flushing Toilet Paper in Costa Rica: The No. 1 Rule About Going No. 2
Flushing Toilet Paper in Cos...
Visitors to this country are often mystified by the seemingly universal rule that you can’t flush toilet paper in Costa Rica. Typically, they learn of ...
Oct 13, 2021 , 0
Blue Zone Costa Rica: Living Longer, Living Better
Blue Zone Costa Rica: Living...
The secret to living a long, happy life may be found in the mountains of Costa Rica.  Specifically, the rural landscapes of the Nicoya Peninsula, ...
Oct 06, 2021 , 0
20 Amusing Costa Rican Spanish Phrases You Should Learn
20 Amusing Costa Rican Spani...
Costa Rica is often called the happiest country in the world, and some Costa Rican Spanish phrases (most famously, pura vida) are used to describe the ...
Sep 29, 2021 , 0
5 Traditional Costa Rican Dishes and How to Make Them Yourself
5 Traditional Costa Rican Di...
It was a simple dish — beans and rice — and, yet, the traditional Costa Rican food welcoming me to Doña Mireya’s kitchen table was ...
Sep 22, 2021 , 0
Costa Rica Sea Turtles: Where to Watch Them and How to Help
Costa Rica Sea Turtles: Wher...
Do you want to see baby sea turtles hatching on the beaches of Costa Rica? Your best bet may be to contact one of the ...
Aug 25, 2021 , 0
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica: Resort Living, Dream Golf Course and Fabulous Beach
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica:...
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica, is what most resorts in this country only dream of being. Location, location, location: Reserva Conchal is one of the very ...
Aug 04, 2021 , 0
The Job that Came with 100 Keys
The Job that Came with 100 K...
I got a strange job in Costa Rica in 2017, and it came with 100 keys. My job was to personally visit ALL the vacation properties ...
Jul 25, 2021 , 0
Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica: Authentic, Attractive and Never Boring
Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica:...
The name of Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica, means “Little Brazil,” suggesting a place that’s exotic, audacious, multicultural, authentic, welcoming and never boring. And all of ...
Jul 14, 2021 , 2
Planning Your Costa Rica Wedding
Planning Your Costa Rica Wed...
When it comes to locations for the best destination wedding, Costa Rica is one of the most popular places in the world. And for good ...
Jul 05, 2021 , 1
Playa Potrero: One of Costa Rica’s best-kept little secrets
Playa Potrero: One of Costa ...
Playa Potrero, Costa Rica, is as unassuming as its name — which means “pasture” — but those who come here will discover one of the ...
Apr 11, 2021 , 0
Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica: The Beachfront Town that Has it All
Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica: ...
Playa Flamingo is one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Costa Rica today, with two stunning peninsulas, two golden beaches and a backdrop of ...
Feb 17, 2021 , 0
Buying Property in Costa Rica: Frequently Asked Questions
Buying Property in Costa Ric...
What You Need to Know About Buying a Home in Costa Rica Many people who travel to Costa Rica are so enchanted by their visit ...
Sep 28, 2020 , 0
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