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The Banana Industry in Costa Rica

Thought to be a native plant of tropical Asia, the banana ( platano, banano) was introduced into the Caribbean and then to Central America   and Costa Rica sometime after the Spanish invasion. Costa Rica’s banana industry, recently ousted by tourism as the country’s number one foreign currency earning industry,[…]

Transportation in Costa Rica

Traveling to a foreign country is not easy, especially when it is for the first time. In Costa Rica’s case, it is important for both domestic and foreign to know the characteristics of the various means of transportation available. That way you will avoid many problems and make your trip[…]

Costa Rica’s Blue Flag Program

Mother Nature is good to Costa Rica, and has gifted this nation more than 750 miles of powdery sands and lush coastline. In return, Costa Rica is good to Mother Nature, working to create initiatives to protect the environment and to encourage local communities, businesses and schools to do their[…]

The Coffee Production

Coffee production began in 1779 in the Meseta Central, an area with near perfect soil and climate conditions for this type of plantation. A native plant of Ethiopia, the blend introduced to Costa Rica  had been first cultivated in Saudi Arabia and is therefore known as the Arabica. Coffee growing[…]

Art Museum San Jose‏

For art lovers, there is a museum in downtown San Jose that you won’t want to miss. Unique in its history, it used to be the terminal of Costa Rica’s old international airport, at the east end of where Sabana Park is today. The Costa Rican Art Museum (Museo de Arte Costarricense) is housed in a[…]

Resorts Costa Rica

When you are going on a vacation, it is important that you are not overly worried about the place where you are staying. Resorts offer great value for money and when you book in advance you may be able to get some amazing deals. Resorts of Costa Rica can enable you to[…]

Costa Rica Looking to Attract More European Tourists

The European region represents one of the main tourists markets for Costa Rica, which, according to figures from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), accounted for 284,996 visitors from Europe, which means about 12% of total reported income in 2012. Europe represents a strong target market because it generates the[…]

The Top Ten: Driving in Costa Rica

With summer just around the corner, travel is on the forefront of many people’s minds. Costa Rica’s varied landscape – of volcanoes, mountains and beaches – lends itself toward every type of experience. One of the best ways to dive into this multifaceted country is a Costa Rica car rental[…]

Costa Rica Destinations of Choice

A look at some of Costa Rica’s best destinations, Gulf of Papagayo, Manuel Antonio and Los Suenos. Now as the most visited country in Central America, Costa Rica was at one time only considered a destination for hard core adventurers and back packers. Now Costa Rica has become a destination[…]