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

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 14th, 2017. COSTA RICAN FOOD AT HOME Imagine June Clever as a Tica. She would likely spoil her husband Ward on a nightly basis with hearty helpings of some of Costa Rica’s most notorious […]

150 Ways Costa Rica And Canada Are Practically Twins

150 Ways Costa Rica And Canada Are Practically Twins

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 5th, 2017. HAPPY 150TH BIRTHDAY, CANADA! As the Canadian half of a Costa Rican / Canadian team, I couldn’t let my birth country’s 150th birthday go by without reflecting on how proud I am […]

Costa Rica Travel Blog Makeover!

Costa Rica Travel Blog Makeover!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. Papa’s got a brand new bag blog. Okay, mama does too. More than six years in, our baby (a.k.a., our blog) has matured. So much so, that you may not recognize her […]

How The Blind See Costa Rica (A Tribute To My Dad)

How The Blind See Costa Rica (A Tribute To My Dad)

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 2nd, 2017. A PERSONAL TRIBUTE TO THE BLIND IN COSTA RICA No other place can accentuate unnoticeable beauty quite like Costa Rica. For years I have travelled the country’s lush landscape in search of the […]

DIY Costa Rica Three-Toed Sloth Costume

DIY Costa Rica Three-Toed Sloth Costume

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 5th, 2017. COSTA RICA SLOTHS: COSTUME INSPIRATION If you have ever asked someone knowledgeable about Costa Rica if Hallowe’en is celebrated in the country, you may have caught them hesitate for a moment before answering. […]

The Pacuare River Family

The Pacuare River Family

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on August 17th, 2017. Looking for Costa Rica Pacuare River rafting tour discounts? WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO DISCOUNTS FOR PACUARE RIVER RAFTING TOURS when booking the day tour through Pura Vida! eh? Incorporated. Click […]

Awarding Credit Where Credit Is Due: G’Day Graduation And Gratitude

Awarding Credit Where Credit Is Due: G’Day Graduation And Gratitude

Here’s something you don’t read on our blog every day. We love Costa Rica. That’s an obvious statement and a fact you likely gathered for yourself within the first five seconds of visiting our website. But, what you may not know about us—what we don’t […]

1,000,000 Richer Than You May Think

1,000,000 Richer Than You May Think

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 18th, 2017. For all the things that money can buy, we are far more rich because of all that it can’t. What can we afford? To work hard and humbly accept whatever success comes […]

Our Craft On Tap For 2016.

Our Craft On Tap For 2016.

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 3rd, 2017. Whew! Is it just me or did last year seem to fly by? It feels like it was only yesterday when we were discussing our future plans for 2015, and here we […]

Tourism Competition In Costa Rica: The Haters Gonna Hate, Hate, Hate… But We’re Gonna Shake It Off

Tourism Competition In Costa Rica: The Haters Gonna Hate, Hate, Hate… But We’re Gonna Shake It Off

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 3rd, 2017. Competition is a diversely understood word. For some, it can spark friendship, such as for a group of University friends who partake in a game of flag football or frisbee golf after […]

International Sunrise and Sunset Around the World Day: Mourning Loss And Celebrating Life Has Never Been More Beautiful

International Sunrise and Sunset Around the World Day: Mourning Loss And Celebrating Life Has Never Been More Beautiful

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 29th, 2017. Grunt. Pout. Sulk. This one’s going to be a tough one to get through. Today I am reminded of why we celebrate birthdays. We don’t do it for the cake (well, maybe some of […]

Re-Living Costa Rica Through You And A Liebster Award Too!

Re-Living Costa Rica Through You And A Liebster Award Too!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 29th, 2017. Work is busy. Almost always. If you’re in your own business (or you work for someone in their own business) you already know this. The growing pile of unreviewed papers and/or unanswered emails […]

Where Is Your Happy Place? This Is Ours In Costa Rica…

Where Is Your Happy Place? This Is Ours In Costa Rica…

Choosing our ultimate happy place in Costa Rica was as difficult a task for us as a Lays-lover being challenged to eat just one salty, crispy, delicious potato chip. If you bet we couldn’t do it, you were right. We thought long and hard about […]

Our Costa Rican Hotel, Tour Operator, And Transportation Service Provider Partners Are Awesome. Here’s Why We Think So… We’re Sure You’ll Agree.

Our Costa Rican Hotel, Tour Operator, And Transportation Service Provider Partners Are Awesome. Here’s Why We Think So… We’re Sure You’ll Agree.

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 19th, 2017. Success is all about precision. You don’t need to be the best at something to be successful at it; you simply need to be precise. Take sports, for example. You don’t need […]

Ready, Set, Mo! Happy Movember Everyone!

Ready, Set, Mo! Happy Movember Everyone!

No, the word Movember is not misspelt. Although today marks the beginning of November, it also kicks off Movember – a month of abundant facial hair and inescapable bad moustaches (mustaches, for our American readers) aiming to raise awareness of men’s physical and mental health. […]

Dear Canada, Happy Birthday! Love from, Costa Rica.

Dear Canada, Happy Birthday! Love from, Costa Rica.

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 20th, 2017. Although miles away, my heart is with Canadians today. Happy birthday Canada! You might not be able to make it out clearly, but Ricky’s shirt in the photo above says “proud to be Canadian”. […]

Costa Rica Is Inspiring! Apparently, We Are Too! Thank You For The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

Costa Rica Is Inspiring! Apparently, We Are Too! Thank You For The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 29th, 2017. We think Costa Rica is pretty inspiring, however it is great to learn that our peers within the blogosphere think the same about our writing. A huge thanks to The Seven Minds, Writingrenee’s Blog, Lulu […]

This One’s For The Sloth-Lovers… Meet Our Surprise Costa Rican House Guest!

This One’s For The Sloth-Lovers… Meet Our Surprise Costa Rican House Guest!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 20th, 2017. Here’s a first for us. We’re familiar with sloths – we’ve seen them hanging out in the trees overhead while exploring Costa Rica’s numerous national parks, watched one glide across a telephone […]