What is so Special about Costa Rica? Want to know which is the most puzzling Costa Rica travel question for me?  Why is Costa Rica so special and why do I prefer it over other Central American destinations. Costa Rica is a privileged country boasting of a wide range of flora and fauna, within the borders of this relatively small country every corner oozes with vibrant energy and beauty.  If good things come in small

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2) The Emblematic National Theatre The National Theatre is located in the heart of the capital of San José and is a cultural masterpiece.  At the entrance you will certainly slow down to appreciate statues of Calderón de la Barca and Ludwig van Beethoven. Also, the exquisite mural Allegory of Coffee and Bananas by Milanese artist Aleardo Villa, will take your breath away.  No wonder the National Theater is a valued cultural and historical gem.

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Visiting Costa Rica and would like to know where all the activities take place? Read on for the season for entertainment is about to begin in November. The Centric Entertainment Hub - La Sabana La Sabana Metropolitan Park is the space in the midst of the daily humdrum that allows the passerby to forget for a moment that life can easily pass us by. Covering an area of 0.72 square kilometers it pumps clean air,

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Costa Rica is a well-known touristic spot, located in Central America with a prolific Pacific Coast which is a surfer’s dream as it counts with hundreds of breaking points and consistent swell.  No wonder the culture of surfing pulsates deeply in the veins of Ticos and attracts surfing enthusiasts world-wide. This year, the INS ISA World Surfing Games Costa Rica will be hosted in one of the most well-known surfing towns in Costa Rica, Jacó

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Ever wondered why whenever we think about impressive waves certain locations such as Hawaii, California, Australia, France amongst many others simply pop-up?  How come these locations are so embedded in our minds that even those who do not know an inkling about surfing can close their eyes and imagine beautifully perfect barrels?  History has its unique and magical way to work through to our consciousness. Surfing as a sport, although it was practiced for centuries,

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Surfing is a unique sport, it is a delicate balance between talent that has been forged upon experience, physical strength and a keen instinct with even the most unpredictable waves. This unpredictability is the core of a philosophy of life: waves come and go, you need to make most of it in the moment and even if you find a similar wave, each one is unique and you might or might not get the chance

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Sponsors at the First Chocolate Fair in San José ranged from renowned international chocolatiers such as Lindt and national chocolatiers Britt and Sibú to more artisanal local ones.  There was surely something for everyone including an arrange of incredibly intricate and yummy cakes for every occasion. Britt the renowned coffee brand has extended their innovative concept and brilliant marketing strategies to produce chocolate.   Britt chocolates are not only delicious but they always come up with

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Last weekend 25th and 26th of June, the word chocolate summoned thousands of Costa Ricans to the “Antigua Aduana” a showroom that hosts many expositions that go from art to business and food.  Although Puerto Viejo hosts an annual chocolate festival, this is the first time a chocolate fair is held in the capital and expectations were pretty high.  After all, who doesn’t love a good cup of hot cocoa, especially for our typical Costa

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The cacao bean was regarded to hold the respect and the value that gold holds in our modern world, way before the Spaniards even set foot in the American Continent, this wondrous bean was used as the preferred form of currency for barter.  But this incredible bean with the power to improve our mood with just the aroma did not only have a presence in the economy, it was also and considered to be a sacred

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This week Mi Casa Es Su Casa Holiday will be hosting the starting round of events in no other than the beautiful and enchanting Costa Rica. Costa Rica is a top destination for nature and fun lovers around the globe where warmth, generosity and hospitality characterizes its inhabitants. It is not a surprise that the welcoming night of Mi Casa Es Su Casa Holiday will take place a local, well-known spot where beats lovers feel simply at home,

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