(VIDEO) The Museo del Jade y de la Cultura Precolombina, simply called Museo del Jade, is a historical, cultural and archaeological museum located in San José, Costa Rica, belonging to the Instituto Nacional de Seguros.
Poas Volcano is one of the most popular active volcanoes in Costa Rica. The volcano is in the Central Valley of Costa Rica near the capital, San Jose (approximately an hour and a half). The amazingly dense forest park that surrounds the two craters makes it an oasis close to the city! Volcan Poas has […]
A Guide To Costa Rica’s Gandoca-Manzanillo National Refuge
Visiting Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast will leave you speechless in wonder and amazement that a place so stunning truly exists. The coast has its unique history and culture with rich flavors that extend along the coconut tree-lined shores, an essence like no other within Costa Rica. Colorful seaside villages, jungle and white-sand beaches attract those […]
Tamales are serious business come Christmas in Costa Rica. Unwrapping the steamed banana-leaf covering of a Costa Rican-style tamal is like opening a present. But considering the estimated 196 million pairs of tamales eaten during December — three tamales per Tico per day, according to a study by the University of Costa Rica — maybe the […]
Hidden Passageway Found at Costa Rica’s San Lucas National Park
There has been an exciting new discovery made at the former prison and now a National Park. INCOP found during renovations, at a cell complex at the center of the penitentiary, a hidden passageway . The finding of this hidden passageway could be of historical significance as it could reveal even more about the inhumane conditions […]