Semana Santa – The Week of Celebrations Great and Small

The most important religious celebration in the Costa Rican calendar, Semana Santa or Holy Week celebrates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.  And depending on religious inclinations, locals will either get together with their families to celebrate in religious traditions that include parades, processions and small festivals; or they will head to the beaches... Continue Reading →

Costa Rica’s Animal Welfare: How You and Your Animal Companions Can Find Happiness Together in this Land of Plenty

I recently started volunteering for the Costa Ballena Domestic Animal Welfare Group, affectionately known as D.A.W.G.  And although I knew what I was getting myself into emotionally, it got me thinking about our relationships with our furry friends.  Costa Rica is obviously a nation in which animals of all varieties are plentiful, but nothing can... Continue Reading →

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