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44 Fun Facts About Costa Rica

Going to Costa Rica for a much-awaited and anticipated adventure, it is most helpful if you are equipped with some information about the culture and the locals so you can appreciate your trip more and so you’re not surprised when you happen to encounter unfortunate or fortunate events. So prepare your scratch map and cross Costa Rica off your bucket list. Republic of Costa Rica Costa Rican Flag (Shutterstock) 1 Costa Rica is part of Central America just below Nicaragua and below Panama. It is also sandwiched by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Literally, Costa Rica means “rich coast” referring to their said location. 2 The people from Costa Rica are called “Ticos” for males and “Ticas” for...

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Here are 14 of the best summer destinations for you, your family or your group of friends! 14. Cayo Levantado, Samana, Dominican Republic With the white sand and island life, enjoy sunbathing and swimming in the beach of Cayo Levantado. Their fauna is also very rich and you would definitely enjoy snorkeling the waters. This Carribean experience comes with sailing, taking rides in a catamaran and bays with whale watching cruise. Because the place is famous for being a tourist attraction, they offer all-inclusive vacation packages so you don’t have to worry about getting around town. Yes, they speak Spanish but most of the people you encounter who would assist you in your travel speak very good English. Beach at...

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