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I’m a non-believer, but I love Costa Rica’s romería

I’m not Costa Rican. I’m practically agnostic. I have serious problems with the policies and leadership of the Catholic Church—but I love walking in...

Her Majesty, the Heart of Palm: a story of ups and downs in Sarapiquí

María Luz Jiménez earned the title of “La Reina del Palmito,” or Queen of Heart of Palm, in Horquetas de Sarapiquí, because she prepares...

Rosquillas from Guanacaste: tradition and flavor

Felina Matarrita Gómez is the owner and founder of the Rancho y Fogón de Doña Celina, located in Del Flor de Nicoya, Guanacaste, where...

Smoked pork bone soup: flavor of yesteryear

Our recipe for today is shared by Lucída Hernández, a producer of coffee and organic vegetables from San Marcos de Tarrazú, Costa Rica. "I'm soup...

Fish ceviche from the Osa Peninsula

“Y, ¡a jartar se ha dicho!” Time to eat up! Today's recipe was shared with us by Rocío Vargas Gonzáles, an entrepreneur originally from Atenas,...

Tourism in indigenous communities in Costa Rica: Cabécar and Chorotega

Costa Rica is widely renowned for one kind of diversity—biodiversity. But as we’ve seen during this five-part series on indigenous tourism, cultural diversity is...

Tourism in indigenous communities in Costa Rica: Maleku and Ngöbe

Tee de, tede, tede. Tee de, tede, tede. A chestnut-billed toucan sings with all its might in the forest while Mariano Marquinez Montezuma records...

Tourism in indigenous communities in Costa Rica: Boruca and Caribbean Bribri

The Bribri territories in Talamanca de Limón, and Boruca territories in southern Puntarenas, are arguably the Costa Rican indigenous lands with the longest-running and...

Tourism in indigenous communities in Costa Rica: Térraba and Bribri

Bribri, Térraba, Cabecar, Boruca and Ngöbe. Five of the eight indigenous groups of Costa Rica live in the country’s southern Pacific, giving this region...

Can I get to know indigenous cultures during my visit to Costa Rica?

Short answer:yes. Many of the indigenous territories of Costa Rica offer tourist services and activities, some for more than 30 years. In Costa Rica,...
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They made this place by walking

Just five years shy of retirement, he lost his job when the world shut down. Like so many in the world, in Costa Rica,...
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