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Food and Drink

How To Make Flan De Coco: A Popular Costa Rican Dessert

How To Make Flan De Coco: A Popular Costa Rican Dessert

Want to know how to make Costa Rica’s infamous flan de coco? We provide a flan de coco recipe, preparation instructions, photos, and tips!

How To Make Tres Leches Cake: A Popular Costa Rican Dessert

How To Make Tres Leches Cake: A Popular Costa Rican Dessert

Want to know how to make Costa Rica’s infamous tres leches cake? We provide a tres leches cake recipe, preparation instructions, photos, and tips!

What To Eat And Drink In Costa Rica: Our Costa Rica Food/Beverage List And Order Tips

What To Eat And Drink In Costa Rica: Our Costa Rica Food/Beverage List And Order Tips

What to know about Costa Rican food. We help you decide what to eat and drink in Costa Rica, how to order food, and what to look out for!

Gluten-Free Costa Rica: Everything You Need To Know

Gluten-Free Costa Rica: Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about gluten-free Costa Rica, including gluten-free food in Costa Rica, gluten-free restaurants in Costa Rica, and more!

Vegan And Vegetarian Food In Costa Rica: Everything You Need To Know

Vegan And Vegetarian Food In Costa Rica: Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about being a vegan or vegetarian in Costa Rica, including vegan and vegetarian food in Costa Rica, restaurants, and more!

Where Your Costa Rica Coffee Comes From And What It Took For You To Get It

Where Your Costa Rica Coffee Comes From And What It Took For You To Get It

As a child growing up in Costa Rica, Ricky worked as a bean-picker on a Costa Rica coffee plantation. Learn about his experiences here!

Banana Pancakes: A Rain Day The Jack Johnson Way In Costa Rica

Banana Pancakes: A Rain Day The Jack Johnson Way In Costa Rica

When Costa Rica hands you rain days, make banana pancakes! Don’t miss our favourite banana pancake recipe for ideal comfort!

I Am Lactose Intolerant/Allergic To Milk And/Or Cheese. How Do I Inform Restaurant Staff Of My Allergy In Spanish?

I Am Lactose Intolerant/Allergic To Milk And/Or Cheese. How Do I Inform Restaurant Staff Of My Allergy In Spanish?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… I am lactose intolerant. I am allergic to milk/cheese. How do I inform restaurant staff of my allergy in Spanish? We answered… Allergy-ridden travellers, we hear you! I have a […]

What Is The Lunch Or Dinner Included With the Springs Resort Hot Springs Pass?

What Is The Lunch Or Dinner Included With the Springs Resort Hot Springs Pass?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… What is the lunch or dinner included with the Springs Resort Hot Springs Pass? We answered… The Springs Resort hot springs pass (whether it be the 1-day pass including transportation […]

How Much Does Food Cost In Costa Rica?

How Much Does Food Cost In Costa Rica?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on October 24th, 2017. You asked… How much does food cost in Costa Rica? How much does it cost to go to restaurants in Costa Rica? How much does it cost to eat in Costa Rica? How […]