The expression pura vida rolls off the Costa Rican tongue like a mantra. Pura Vida--Pure Life. It's an expression of happiness, excitement, and national identity. And it fits Costa Rica and the Costa Rican people to a T.
This small Central American country enchants with its lush, blooming countryside, pristine beaches, and lovely people. For years, Costa Rica has capitalized on this Eden-like beauty, drawing ecotourists to its lodges and hostels like bees to blossoms. A well-establish