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Jack Donnelly

Jack Donnelly
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Jack Donnelly is a writer, photographer, and speaker living in San Pablo de Heredia. His topics of interest include Costa Rican folk culture, national traditions, traditional cuisine, ecotourism, and wildlife. Donnelly is the author of COSTA RICA: Folk Culture, Traditions, and Cuisine which is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle.

The Birds of Sierpe

This is a “snake” that birds love. Birds and snakes are generally not a...

The tradition of natural fiber in Costa Rica

The 2018 Costa Rican National Prize for the Patrimony of Intangible Culture (Premio Nacional...

CABUYA: A laid-back Pacific beach town and a curious island of the dead

Cabuya is a small town (and an island — Isla Cabuya) on the beach...

PARAMO: The little known highland tundra of Costa Rica

The paramo is bleak, stark, and intimidatingly desolate. It is also hauntingly beautiful and...

LEAPIN’ LIZARDS

One of the joys of living in Costa Rica is the endless variety of...

The Orosi Valley

The Orosi Valley is located just a short distance to the southeast of San...

FROGS RULE IN SARAPIQUÍ

Neotropical frogs are the rock stars of wildlife in Sarapiquí. They may not be...

LUNCH AT THE MUSEUM

Are you looking for an interesting and different place to have lunch? Are you...

Cahuita: A Tale of Two Meccas

Cahuita might be described as a town blessed with two Meccas. It can be...

A Literary Giant Recognized

The National Prize for Culture Magón (Premio Nacional de Cultura Magón in Spanish) is...

The Game of the Little Devils

The Brunka are an indigenous people living in the Province of Puntarenas in the...

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY II

Wildlife photography in Costa Rica does not have to be a strenuous or demanding...

The Dance Of The Little Mare

On December 12th of every year, a centuries-old folkloric celebration of the Virgin of...

Caldosa, A New Homegrown Costa Rican Dish

Q MAGAZINE - It’s not often we get to witness the birth of a...

Costa Rica Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography used to be a hobby limited to people with the deep pockets...

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