In pursuit of pura vida: peaceful escapes in Costa Rica

  By Mara Vorhees Lonely Planet Writer Pura vida. Pure life. You’ll hear the expression frequently throughout your visit to Costa Rica, as a sincere wish for your time in this natural wonderland. It’s a valediction, an affirmation and a state of … Continued

Some reasons why you should visit Costa Rica

1. It’s the world’s happiest country According to the most recent Happy Planet Index, published last year, which aims to measure human well-being and environmental impact, Costa Rica is the most satisfying place in which to live. It has an HPI score of … Continued