This is Bananas

Hi there! My dad recently sent me this video, which inspired me to do a post: As you can see, bananas are surprisingly interesting. Here in Costa Rica, they're much more commonly grown on the Caribbean coast, which isn't as visited by tourists as the Pacific coast. It's a shame, since it's a beautiful area, but it's also more difficult to get to. And I suppose that also makes it more of a hidden gem. But you can also find bananas throughout the rest of the country, including in our own back Read more [...]


I've been slow to post things in the last few weeks, but I'll try to make up for it with a few shorter posts in the weeks to come. I wanted to write this short post about Costa Rican food/fruit since a student gave me this today: "What is it?" you may be asking, "It looks like a mix between a pear and an apple." It's called a manzana de agua, which literally translates to "water apple." And in fact, it is close to what an actual mix between a pear and an apple might be like. The taste is even Read more [...]