Costa Rica

Costa Rican Spotlight: Five of the Best Beaches in Costa Rica

Costa Rican Spotlight: Five of the Best Beaches in Costa Rica

While there are many aspects that draw tourists to Costa Rica including the wildlife and culture, the pristine beaches are the main draw for a lot of tourists. Some love the buzz of a popular beach and all the fun activities that come with it, while others search for their isolated piece of beach heaven. […]

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Incentive Travel Spotlight: The Allure of a Pura Vida Incentive

Incentive Travel Spotlight: The Allure of a Pura Vida Incentive

What is it about the glamour that seems to be built into the words ‘Costa Rica’?  This country nestled at the base of Central America between Nicaragua and Panama, bordered by both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, elicits feelings of mystery and exclusivity to most travellers on an Incentive Travel escape.  For the […]

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Costa Rican Travel Spotlight:  Dia Nacional del Boyero

Costa Rican Travel Spotlight: Dia Nacional del Boyero

Just over a week ago in the upscale suburb of San Jose’, Escazu’, Costa Ricans celebrated the 32nd annual Dia de los Boyeros, or the Day of the Oxcart Driver.   Brightly painted oxcarts used to be the primary mode of transportation for pulling crops from farm to market.  These carts were also seen regularly hauling […]

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Costa Rican Spotlight: Tres Leches Cake Recipe

Costa Rican Spotlight: Tres Leches Cake Recipe

Costa Rican cuisine is distinct in its flavorful, yet mild, taste. Rice, beans, fresh fruits and vegetables are key players in many dishes and the culture has a high reliance on home cooking. Family gatherings and celebrations will often revolve around meals. The national dish of Costa Rica is Gallo Pinto, which translates to “spotted […]

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