The Coffee Bean Has Been Declared A National Symbol

On January 20, 2020, the coffee bean has been declared a national symbol for its role in the social, economic and cultural development of Costa Rica. For years, coffee has been called by Costa Ricans “the golden grain” since it represents the economic prosperity brought to the country. Coffee production has been a significant part [...]

Doka Estate and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

The history of coffee and a visit to the jungle To know the wonders of Costa Rica, it takes many days, maybe months or years. However, little by little you can discover the true gold of this country. A day trip can allow you to live those experiences, in a short time. This time we [...]

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Labor Day in the United States

Labor Day is observed in the U.S. on every first Monday in September as a day to recognize the contributions of American workers of all industries to the U.S. economy. It is also meant to give workers a well-earned day off to relax at home or to get out for recreation. To many, Labor Day [...]

July 25th: Guanacaste’s Annexation to Costa Rica

Guanacaste’s Annexation to Costa Rica

The Annexation of Guanacaste Day, celebrated on July 25th, commemorates the annexation of the province of Guanacaste to Costa Rica, which occurred in 1824 - prior to this year, Guanacaste was part of Nicaragua. Due to the fact that Nicaragua was active in many civil wars at the time, Guanacaste’s inhabitants requested to be annexed [...]

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International Mother Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in [...]

Costa Rica’s World-Class Spas

Costa Rica’s World-Class Spas

Several top Costa Rica hotels and resorts have recently added outstanding spas that compete on a world stage. These spas offer a variety of innovative spa treatments, ranging from Thai massage to the popular hot stone massage. The ideal Costa Rica spa vacation does not have to be limited to relaxing at a resort. If [...]

World Health Day

The World Health Day

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). In 1948, the World Health Organization held the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health [...]

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World Water Day Costa Rica

World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. It’s a day to celebrate water. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It’s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. The United Nations General Assembly declared [...]

5 places to visit in San José City

San José, Costa Rica’s Capital City, is where everyone’s Costa Rica trip should start. There are vacation packages that can lead you through the country; beaches, mountains, forests, volcanoes, to name a few, however, in San José city, there are several activities and you have an advantage; you can walk it through. Many sites to [...]

Mal País, Costa Rica

Mal País is a long thin village with houses, restaurants and small hotels spread on three kilometers of gravel road parallel to the Pacific Ocean. Immediately to the north are Santa Teresa and Cabo Blanco Reserve to the south. The area is very spread out and transportation is a must. You are going to see [...]