Cycling in San Jose Costa Rica

Cycling in San Jose Costa Rica

Ig Photo by: ExpoBiciCR   When you hear the word cycling, your first thought would probably be riding in the mountains with an incredible landscape, how about pedaling in the city? Some people think that urban cycling could be dangerous or terrifying but, in the...
The origin of San Jose, Costa Rica

The origin of San Jose, Costa Rica

Photo by: Ig @deivophotos The origin of San José Do you know, dear reader, why the year 1813 is a very significant year in the history of San Jose and Costa Rica? It may sounds like a random date without much relevance to national history. However, for the sons and...
Central Market: colors and flavors since 1880

Central Market: colors and flavors since 1880

From the 1850s, and until 1872, the Main Square or Plaza Mayor (now Central Park) became the focus of the commercial activity in San José every Saturday. People from all walks of life came to buy and sell products from all over the country. Even the mass was held...