by Mary Hadley
The Culture: Daily Life in Costa Rica
The people of Costa Rico are known for being friendly and peaceful. They are very proud of their country and practice eco-friendly living.
Due to the tropical location, the traditional meals for Costa Ricans include fresh fruits and vegetables. For example, the plantain, which is kin to the banana are served in several ways such as fried, baked, and cooked into soups.Most meals also include rice and black beans even for breakfast.