5 Must-Try Dishes on a Trip to Costa Rica

When most people think of Costa Rica, they think of beautiful natural scenery, incredible ecological diversity and Pura Vida culture. Although Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations in Central America, there is one thing it is not typically known for—the food.

After my experience in Costa Rica however, I actually think this country could be known for its food. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed Tico cuisine and I left the country with a happy belly full of comfort food, home-cooked meals and dishes bursting with mild Latin flavors.

Find out what I ate in Costa Rica in my recent post with Intrepid Travel.

When most people think of Costa Rica, they think of beautiful natural scenery, incredible ecological diversity and Pura Vida culture. Although Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations in Central America, there is one thing it is not typically known for—the food. Find out why I think Costa Rica could become a foodie destination and see the various Costa Rican dishes that I recommend trying on a trip to Costa Rica.

Author: Megan Arz

I am a travel and food obsessed Midwesterner living in Chicago and dreaming of the world. I work as a full-time program manager for Greenheart Travel, but I am also committed to integrating the travel lifestyle into my every day routines. I am passionate about ethical travel, meeting new people, creating unique memories and eating local cuisine!

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