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Atenas Costa Rica: Best of Both Worlds

Atenas Costa Rica: Best of Both Worlds

Atenas Costa Rica: Best of Both Worlds.  Nestled in the mountains and lush fields of Costa Rica’s Alajuela province is a town called Atenas. Ideal weather, creature comfort

The Best Cup of Costa Rican Coffee I Never Had

The Best Cup of Costa Rican Coffee I Never Had

Cool Places: The Best Cup Costa Rican of Coffee I Never Had.  I’m sitting at Doña Mireya’s kitchen table in the Monteverde Ecological Sanctuary, a patch of rainfores

Soda y Mirador Cinchona: More Than Just Great Food

Soda y Mirador Cinchona: More Than Just Great Food

Soda y Mirador Cinchona or Colibri Cafe: More Than Just Great Food.   One of the ways to experience the real Costa Rica is to dine in a “soda,” Tico slang for a small re

Sala Garbo: Where Indie Film Buffs Flock

Sala Garbo: Where Indie Film Buffs Flock

Sala Garbo: Where Indie Film Buffs Flock.  When Sala Garbo opened its doors in 1977, the goal was to give San José moviegoers a taste of independent film culture. Conceived

Piedras Blancas National Park: The Other Osa

Piedras Blancas National Park: The Other Osa

Piedras Blancas National Park: The Other Osa:  Famously proclaimed by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on earth,” the Osa Peninsula has a speci

Life Under  the Volcanoes:  Costa Rica and the Ring of Fire

Life Under the Volcanoes: Costa Rica and the Ring of Fire

Life Under the Volcanoes: Costa Rica and the Ring of Fire.  If you live in Costa Rica long enough, it becomes almost boring. “Honey, did you feel that one?” Earthquakes,

Yoga Wisdom: Mantras and Affirmations, What You Speak You Become

Yoga Wisdom: Mantras and Affirmations, What You Speak You Become

Om Mani Padme Hum is the above sanscript phrase, a well-loved Buddhist mantra commonly translated as, “The jewel is in the lotus.” Yoga Wisdom: Mantras and Affirma

Santa Teresa Time – Just While Away Your Day

Santa Teresa Time – Just While Away Your Day

Santa Teresa Time – Just While Away Your Day.  On the Nicoya Peninsula’s southwest coast sits the idyllic village of Santa Teresa. A haven for surfers, hippies and to

On the Road to Shambhala – Providencia and San Geraldo de Dota

On the Road to Shambhala – Providencia and San Geraldo de Dota

On the Road to Shambhala – Providencia and San Geraldo de Dota. Park coming as close as it gets in Costa Rica to the fabled Shangri-La (Los Quetzales National Park relat

Los  Quetzales  National  Park – Costa Rica’s Shangri-La

Los Quetzales National Park – Costa Rica’s Shangri-La

Los Quetzales National Park – Costa Rica’s Shangri-La.  Shangri-La, the mythical, magical, cloud-shrouded village hidden high in the mountains, was described in the 1

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