The national saying in Costa Rica is "Pura Vida", which translates to "pure life" or "simple life". It is a mantra for the wonderfully friendly people of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica has so many cool adventure experiences. This includes everything from waterfall rappelling to bungee jumping to swimming with sharks. Many people believe Costa Rica is the ziplining capital of the world.
For a country known for all the crazy adventure experiences, it is also known as one of the safest places to travel. Travelers can get by speaking English. The driving is a bit dicey.
Costa Rica is a relatively small country, but one could explore it for months. Some can't-miss destinations include Monteverde, Lake Arenal, and Manuel Antonio Beach.
They have sloths!