Costa Rica Culture and Traditions

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Costa Rica is well-known for its jaw-dropping landscapes, perfect climate, and fabulous beaches. Its rich culture and history are finally making a scene entrance as well! The mix of local traditions, influences from Spanish settlers, and new ideas from around the world has created a unique cultural blend that's really interesting to see for yourself.
Whether you're strolling through the busy streets of San José or relaxing on the serene shores of the Caribbean, each corner of Costa Rica has its own stories of past times, overcoming challenges, and the importance of community. The locals, affectionately known as Ticos, march to the beat of the Pura Vida lifestyle. Ever heard of it? It's their mantra for keeping things positive, focusing on health, happiness, and living in harmony.
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