Costa Rica is characterized by a unique landscape, exciting wildlife and beautiful beaches. But above all Costa Rica radiates a very special atmosphere and a particular feeling of life. When you are walking down the street you always here the ”Pura Vida”. According to this motto the locals, which are called ”Ticos” also live there.
Literally the ”Pura Vida” means ”pure life”. But it is used for greetings, goodbyes and any other types of communication. So when you are as a tourist in Costa Rica and you don’t know what to do or what to say- don’t worry! A simple ”Pura Vida” will surely help you.
Background of this life philosophy is especially the thankfulness for life, to be healthy and to enjoy life to the fullest. The Ticos avoid the focus on the negative and have a simple way of looking at life. They don’t stress themself and take things as they come.
You have to experienced this way of life to understand it. This simplicity and the optimism, which is common here is definitely contagious. So when you want to have a unstressed time with happy moments and friendly encounters- come here and enjoy Costa Rica.
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