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Tagged With: What to buy

When in Costa Rica, buy the 1820 coffee / Cuando estás en Costa Rica, compra el Café 1820

Instead of buying coffee at the airport before leaving Costa Rica, I highly recommend buying the 1820 coffee at a store. It’s cheaper and better tasting than the Britt Coffee sold at the airport according to some people.   En vez de comprar café en el aeropuerto antes de irse de Costa Rica, te recomiendo … Continue reading »

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What to buy in Iquitos / ¿Qué se compra en Iquitos?

To me, I don’t have any use for the trinkets that the natives were selling such as earrings or necklaces. Some of them were interesting such as the piranha necklace but I don’t know what to do with them. My recommendation is buy the bags – they’re made of natural items from the jungle and … Continue reading »

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My favorite part of this trip was eating beetle larva / Mi parte más favorito de este viaje era comer los bichos, suri

Of all the stuff that I saw on this trip, my favorite of all was getting the chance to eat bugs! Specifically, eating suri, which is beetle larva found in the jungles of the Amazon. They serve them raw and cooked but it was recommended that they taste better cooked so I had to eat … Continue reading »

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What can I buy in Costa Rica to give out as gifts? / ¿Qué se compra en Costa Rica que son regalos buenos para amigos y familia?

You might be asking if you go to Costa Rica, what you can buy there? Well, you can buy cigars and coffee because they are well-grown in Costa Rica. I like the cigars but I think they’re a bit strong in my opinion. And that’s why coffee is what people should try buying because it’s … Continue reading »

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Burritos, tacos, quesadillas, and fajitas aren’t the only things that are just Mexican food / Hay más otra comida mexicana que tacos, burritos, quesadillas, fajitas

In Mexico, I once tried something called menudo which was a red-looking soup that I had no idea about. I saw signs for it that it only sold during the weekends so I decided to order it. It was basically intestines or guts in this soup that you can put in it – onions, green … Continue reading »

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