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Michael Robert Miller, with over forty years of business experience, has travelled extensively in the Far East and Central America. He has been visiting San José, Costa Rica since the 1980's and has made it his mission to discover all that the city has to offer. Mr. Miller has served in the United States Navy and is a Vietnam Veteran. He holds a degree in economics. Mr. Miller currently spends his time in San José, Costa Rica and Naples, Florida.

Hand-Painted Tiles of Barrio Amon

Many times I will tell visitors to Downtown San José, that they should take...

“The Real San José” is back

Earlier this year I had a number of technical problems with my website, "The...

The National Monument of Costa Rica

There is a pretty little park in Downtown San José that is called “National...

San Jose’s Metropolitan Cathedral; A Good Reason to go to Church

Why do we go to church? If we are religious, we go to worship...

La Casa del Cacao de Costa Rica (Costa Rica House of Chocolate)

TODAY COSTA RICA - Most people know that Costa Rica grows some of the...

The Mercado Central; A Slice of Costa Rican Life

North American visitors often ask this question: “I am visiting Costa Rica, and I...

Paseo Gastronomico La Luz, An Update on San José’s Exciting Restaurant Row

TODAY COSTA RICA - Over the past few years, the city of San José...

The National Theater of Costa Rica, The Nation’s Cultural Treasure

Q COSTA RICA, by Michael Miller - If you ask the average Costa Rican,...

Costa Rica’s Amazing New Jade Museum

(QCOSTARICA) by Michael Miller - In May of 2014, Costa Rica's Jade Museum moved...

Remembering Alberto

by Michael Miller, Albert Brilliott, better known as “Alberto” to hundreds of his friends,...

Albert (Alberto) Brilliott (1951 – 2016)

(By Michael Miller, QCOSTARICA) Albert Brilliott died Thursday morning (August 11, 2016).  Albert was...

Enjoying Downtown San Jose’s International Restaurants

by Michael Miller (QCostarica) - We are often asked why we enjoy living in...

The Cartago Express Brings Weary Pilgrims Back to San José

by Michael Miller - August 2 is the official day when faithful Catholics of...
These shelves exhibit traditional women's pottery from the Lenca tribe from Honduras. The paintings on the wall are folk art from the campesinas (the farming women) from the Arenal Volcano region, in Costa Rica.

Galería Namu, One of the Great Treasures of Downtown San José

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller - “I opened this gallery in 1998 because I loved...

Semana Santa (Holy Week) Turns San José into a Ghost Town

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller - International visitors to Costa Rica are sometimes taken aback...

Finding a Good Cup of Coffee in Downtown San José

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller -Costa Rica is known for producing some of the world's...

Lunch On A Banana Leaf

TODAY NICARAGUA by Michael Miller - I just returned to a small outdoor restaurant...

Christmas Eve Derailment in Downtown San José

QCOSTARICA - by Michael Miller - A Costa Rican passenger train derailed early Christmas...

Costa Rica’s Woodstock for Food Lovers

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller - Downtown San José's exciting restaurant row, known as Paseo...

Saturday Night in Costa Rica

Saturday Night, the sky was ablaze at sunset in San Jose, Costa Rica's...

Yes, There are Chinese in China Town

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller - If you have any Costa Rican friends who live...

The Cultural Center and Eugene O’Neill Theater are Costa Rican Treasures

QCOSTARICA-  If you are a North American with a middle-class income, you probably do...

“Bomberos” Celebrate Their 150th Birthday

(qCOSTARICA) By Michael Miller in San Jose - There is always something happening in...

MAC Brings Giant Shoes to Downtown San José

(QCOSTARICA) There are shoes in the Plaza! Not just any shoes. Giant shoes! Costa Rica's...

Closings in Barrio Amon and Barrio Otoya (San Jose)

(QCOSTARICA) By Michael Miller - In the past few months, a surprising number of...

Farmer’s Market of San José Displays the Abundance of Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - By Michael Miller. Every Saturday, starting about 7 in the morning, thousands...

Paseo Gastronomico la Luz; Downtown’s Restaurant Row

QCOSTARICA - In the last few years, the city of San José has been...

Bilingual Job Fair Attracts Thousands

QCOSTARICA - This past weekend, thousands of Costa Rican job seekers visited the CINDE...

Talentum, A Fun Place for Lunch in San José’s Barrio Amon

QCOSTARICA - There is a fun new place to have lunch in Downtown San...

La Carpio May Be Costa Rica’s Worst Ghetto

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Very few expats living in Costa Rica have ever heard...

Hotel Don Carlos, A Center for Costa Rican Art

QCOSTARICA - If you are fortunate enough to spend some time in Downtown San...

In Costa Rica, “MAC” Means Art

QCOSTA RICA - It is surprising how many expats don't realize that Costa Rica...

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