South Pacific Costa Rica Guide

Fresh at the Feria: The Cacao

~ by Luba Nikolayev Cacao is considered by ancient civilizations to be a gift from the gods, and is still loved around the world today. From the aromatic sweet smell of…

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The Varela Family sells healthy organic greens at Uvita’s farmers’ market

At Uvita’s farmers’ market, Mauren and Ademar are the most constant sellers, who every Saturday, for over the past 8 years, sell their fresh, certified organic vegetables and…

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Golden Paste

~ by Dagmar Reinhard A turmeric-based golden paste has many healing anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and antifungal properties. It is used in humans and domestic animals. Turmeric comes from Asia,…

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Coconut Milk

This column promotes a healthy lifestyle by showcasing locally grown products easily found at nearby famers markets. In this edition, we will be highlighting the benefits of coconuts…

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Kakü means hospitality

~ by Carlos León Kakü means hospitality in Cabécar language (Kabekwa) The Cabécares are a Costa Rican autochthonous ethnic group. They are one of the most culturally diverse…

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Integrative Healthcare

~ by Lana Grier There is a growing number of people these days who are turning to a holistic way of getting their health and wellness needs met, in a…

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SIBU RESTAURANT, CRAFT BEER & COFFEE HOUSE

~ by Dagmar Reinhard A Place With an Urban Café Aroma In the heart of Uvita, our small but awesome town, over a year ago, Sibu Coffee House was opened, which stands…

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“If You’re not Feeling Good, Travel Wide.”

by Perry Gladstone “ If you’re not feeling good, travel wide.” Every time I hear Bob Marley sing this line in his song ‘Soul Rebel’, I am reminded…

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New Year Sankalpas

by Pilar Salazar Sankalpa is the Sanskrit word for “intention.” A new year has arrived and it is time to set our resolutions. I have noticed that these…

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