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What are Plantains? A Tropical Staple Food in Costa Rica

For centuries, plantains have been used as a staple food in tropical and subtropical regions from West Africa to Latin America. Their versatility lies...

Costa Rica Food and the Local Specialty – Chicharrones

Taking pleasure in the simpler things that bring a bit of comfort and happiness is a way of life in Costa Rica. One thing...

Homegrown Cas for a Delicious Costa Rica Fruit Drink

Many sodas (mom-and-pop cafés) and homes around Costa Rica serve a natural fruit drink called fresco de cas. The cas fruit is blended with...

In Costa Rica, Multipurpose Chiles Provide Beauty and Spice

In Costa Rica, the chile pepper is very popular with the locals, particularly as an ornamental plant that doubles as a spicy condiment for...

What are the 5 Best Costa Rican Foods to have During Rainy Season

The rains have touched down in Costa Rica and the season is upon us. Whether the cloudy afternoon skies or the downpours throughout some...

Why is the Cost of Living so high in Costa Rica?

The cost of living in Costa Rica seems prohibitive to many people, in particular expats form north North America who have a fixed income...
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Costa Rica Invests in La Radial de Alajuela to Enhance Tourism and Reduce Traffic

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) reopened the road on La Radial de Alajuela. After three months of work and endless traffic...

U.S. and Costa Rica Forge Strategic Alliance in Technology and Telecommunications

Deputy National Security Advisor Neuberger, along with Department of State Ambassador at Large for Cyberspace and Digital Policy Nathaniel C. Fick and U.S. Ambassador...

Poas Volcano National Park Temporarily Closed Due to Increased Volcanic Activity

The National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) informed that the Poas Volcano National Park had to be closed...