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Wednesday 24 May 2017

Closings in Barrio Amon and Barrio Otoya (San Jose)

(QCOSTARICA) By Michael Miller - In the past few months, a surprising number of establishments in San José's...

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 of residents of San...

Paseo Gastronomico la Luz; Downtown’s Restaurant Row

QCOSTARICA - In the last few years, the city of San José has been creating a “restaurant row”...

Bilingual Job Fair Attracts Thousands

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

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 José.  It is called...

La Carpio May Be Costa Rica’s Worst Ghetto

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Very few expats living in Costa Rica have ever heard of La Carpio.  Even...

Hotel Don Carlos, A Center for Costa Rican Art

QCOSTARICA - If you are fortunate enough to spend some time in Downtown San José, you should make...

In Costa Rica, “MAC” Means Art

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

Lunch on the Plaza (Granada, Nicaragua)

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL (By Michael Miller) We have mentioned before that Granada, Nicaragua is a popular excursion for international...

Washing the INS Building

QCOSTARICA - What happens to a big office tower during the long Christmas holiday?  Well, one landmark building...

Flying to Nicaragua (From Costa Rica)

QCOSTARICA  - Granada, Nicaragua is a popular destination for many North Americans living in Costa Rica.  The question...

Dias de Los Diablitos (Days of the Little Devils)

QCOSTARICA - If you have spent any time in Costa Rica, you have probably seen the brightly-painted balsa...

The Tile Art of Barrio Amón

QCOSTARICA - Downtown San José is filled with public art. Everywhere you look you will see statues, paintings,...

Downtown San José’s First Wine Shop

QCOSTARICA - The first wine shop in Downtown San José had its grand opening this week. It is...

Mes Negro (Black Month) A Month is a Terrible Thing to Waste

There is a level of insanity on display in Downtown San José that has been going on during...

The Beguiling Bronzes of 4th Avenue

QCOSTARICA - Avenida Cuatro (4th Avenue) in Downtown San José is known as “The Other Pedestrian Walkway.” When...