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Experiences

A conversation with Costa Rica’s first certified mermaid

If you’re as new to this topic as I was before talking to Madelline Sánchez, let me first assure you: yes. It’s a thing....

Adventure travel for everyone in Costa Rica

It’s one of the iconic images of Costa Rican tourism: a happy traveler flying through the rainforest canopy on a zipline. Whether they’re canyoning,...

The story of César Lizano, Olympic marathoner—and his tips for running in Costa Rica

César Lizano represented Costa Rica at the 2012 London Olympics marathon. In addition, he has run 18 other marathons, including Chicago, New York and,...

Yabá Chiguí Lodge: A day in the life of an active retirement

The terrace of our living and dining room is the last frontier between human hands and the forest. There, with the Lajas Ravine at...

A secret garden of fruit

It's been only eigth years since this garden stopped being a couple's backyard with fruit trees, to become a botanical sanctuary for the palate,...

A day in the life of Jafet, a proud recycling collector

For two years and six months, Jafet Vilegas has been getting up every weekday at 6 am. He takes his time to say hello...

A treat for all the senses: birding in Coronado

Bird watching can happen anywhere: you just have to be curious and pay close attention. This is well known to all bird lovers, including...

Handmade tortillas: culture on your palate

When I eat a criollo corn tortilla, I know we are eating the same thing our ancestors ate. I was fortunate to meet my...

For the love of fire

Heat explodes in the mouth: he laughs as understanding dawns over a visitor's face when she recognizes that what she is tasting is a...

The power of the observer

When we go on a trip, a walk, a little getaway, we always have a reason. It can be knowing a new place, revisiting...
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Florex and the B Assessment: proving you’re green in a developing country

When environmental lawyer and Grupo Florex CEO Silvia Chaves heard about Certified B Corporations some seven years ago, she was intrigued. “The comprehensive nature of...
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