15 Highlights in Costa Rica, a Naturalist’s Delight

Río Celeste (Credit: Melissa Curtin)

Pura Vida! That’s the phrase you’ll hear most often in Costa Rica. It means “pure life” or “plenty of life.” It’s a greeting and a response to a greeting, but it also reflects the essence with which the Costa Ricans lead their life. Costa Rica was like an adventurous dream, a dream of the unexpected […]

Costa Rica Eco-Lounge: A Haven For Nature Enthusiasts

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By: Dave Zuchowski “I don’t own Selva Verde. Selva Verde owns me.” — Giovanna Holbrook, founder of Selva Verde Eco-Lodge As my plane made its initial descent a hundred or so miles from Costa Rica’s San Jose International Airport, I looked out the window at my first glimpse of this ecology-minded Central American nation. I was […]