Costa Rica is totally army-free; the army was abolished in 1948 as being considered unnecessary, and due to this, the country’s foundations are the peace, neutrality and freedom. “Pura vida” is a local saying here, meaning “life is good” or, literally, “pure life”.
Its citizens have an average life expectancy of 79.3 years, a great range taking into consideration different aspects that contribute to this: social guarantees, education, health system, potable water in almost all the national territory, and the fact that they’re surrounded by a beautiful setting that’s sure to improve any mood.
Expect beaches, volcanoes, rain forests, and pretty great weather most of the time.
Another fact that totally contribute to this happiness is the Costa Rican food, the people here enjoys really great food and is always happy to share their delights and the recipes with visitors. The delicious culinary always surprise the most exigent palates and visitors are always looking to come back and enjoy the Costa Rican typical dishes.
If you don’t have any idea about how good this food is, here you can find a complete guide that will show you the main dishes the Costa Ricans enjoy daily… and you we know that reading this will be mouthwatering!