Category Archives: Travel

February 16

Costa Rica: Pura Vida! A week in Manuel Antonio & surroundings

This is an extended version of my original article on Costa Rica.  WASHINGTON DC, February 16, 2013- This January, my husband and I visited Costa Rica for a wedding.  Growing up in a Latin culture, I associate Costa Ricans, “ticos,” with their ubiquitous saying: pura vida, a phrase that they seem to insert into every […]