Top

Embracing “Pura Vida”: Costa Rica’s Essence of Pure Life

Discover the heart of Costa Rica’s identity through “Pura Vida,” a phrase meaning “pure life.” This cultural cornerstone signifies a commitment to simplicity, happiness, and authenticity. In this dedicated section, explore how “Pura Vida” permeates daily life, from the warmth of locals to the stunning landscapes. Experience the joyous celebrations, vibrant interactions, and harmonious connection with nature that embody this philosophy. Join us in celebrating Costa Rica’s unique way of life, where gratitude and living fully are paramount. Through “Pura Vida,” create unforgettable memories and embrace a lifestyle that resonates with the core of this enchanting land.

Click for this section in the interactive digital magazine:

Meet our partners:

media kit

Journey School of Costa Rica Welcomes New Campus

The Journey School of Costa Rica is thrilled to announce the establishment of its newest campus at Costa Ballena, situated [...]

Why Costa Rica is the Happiest Country in the World

BEST COSTA RICA ADVENTURE DEALS   Why Costa Rica is the Happiest Country in the World: The rooster often crows [...]

The Cetacean Brain and Hominid Perceptions of Cetacean Intelligence

"What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty! In form and moving how [...]

Dengue in the Tropics: Costa Rica’s Battle Against a Growing Threat

Dengue fever has seen a significant surge in Costa Rica, a concern that demands attention. Here's a detailed look into [...]

Between Serenity and Sophistication: Exploring Mar Vista’s Community and Flamingo’s Unique Offerings

In the northernmost province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica lies a harmonious blend of natural splendor and modern living, embodied by [...]

Journey School of Costa Rica Achieves Prestigious International Baccalaureate Accreditation

Journey School of Costa Rica proudly secures its third accreditation, gaining recognition from the esteemed International Baccalaureate (IB) organization. This [...]

Uruca: The Fragrant Sentinel of the Central Valley

Nestled in the vibrant heart of the Central Valley, a mysterious and fragrant phenomenon takes place, a hidden gem among [...]

Dream Weddings in Costa Rica: Exotic Locations, Adventure, and Romance

Destination weddings, where nuptial celebrations meld with sublime getaways, are increasingly popular for couples seeking to exchange vows in breathtaking [...]

Pampered in Pair: Discover the Magic of Couples Massage

A couples massage is a way to relax together while being pampered. Picture this: you and your significant other lying [...]

What You Must Know About Taking Your Pet From Costa Rica to the United States

If you are thinking of taking your pet to the United States, you need to read this: Important requirement to [...]

Shop Howler

{{ vc_btn: title=Magazine+Here&color=warning&align=right&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fonline.fliphtml5.com%252Fvzcim%252Ffjue%252F%2523p%253D3 }} When it comes to buying products to remember or prepare for your trip to Costa Rica, [...]

Unlock Global Web Access: How Decentralized VPNs Overcome Geo-Restrictions

In an era where digital privacy and security are of paramount importance, the Deeper Network emerges as a beacon of [...]

Starlink Arrives in Costa Rica

If you have lived or visited here in Costa Rica for a long time, you have seen the slow evolution [...]

Ayahuasca Enlightenment: A Comprehensive Guide to Safe and Respectful Exploration

(Aya and Tree of Life) Pendent Ayahuasca, a formidable psychoactive concoction, has roots deeply embedded in the indigenous Amazonian cultures, [...]

Getting the Perfect Gel Nails at Odry’s Spa in Tamarindo, Guanacaste

Tamarindo, located in the heart of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is a haven not only for surfers and beach lovers but [...]

Why I Considered Life Booster

We often form our medical opinions based on our upbringing, experiences, and traditions. We know there are a variety of [...]

From Near Extinction to Floral Splendor: The Story of Plumeria pudica

Rediscovering the Mapuce or White Frangipani: A Tale of Resilience and Beauty In recent years, the world has witnessed the [...]

Trusting Big Oil to Solve the Climate Crisis – Why the Hell Not?

The news from COP 28 is amazingly bizarre and exciting.   How could it not be? Last year the silly [...]

Tamales: The Heart and Soul of Latin American Festivities and Traditions

In the vibrant lands of Latin America, where rich traditions and diverse cultures intertwine, there exists a culinary masterpiece revered [...]

Poinsettias: The Vibrant Flower of Christmas Traditions Globally

Poinsettias: The Beloved Christmas Flower and its Festive Tradition When the holiday season arrives, homes, offices, and public spaces are [...]

Pura Vida Show

Use Howler coupon code: howlermag and save 10% on your tickets! Use Howler coupon code: howlermag and save 10% on [...]

The Allure of Mountain Living in Costa Rica

Living in the mountains of Costa Rica offers a unique and desirable experience for those seeking a connection with nature [...]

CEPIA’s Christmas Campaign / Campaña de Navidad CEPIA

Let's make this Christmas extra special for every child in our community! Many parents face challenges in providing gifts for their children [...]

The Transformative Power of a Vacation Massage

Vacation! The word alone is like music to the ears, and if you're anything like me, you count down the [...]