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Tuesday 23 May 2017

Why It Took So Long To Finish?

A few months ago the idea began to take form in my head for a complete redesign and...

[BLOG] Costa Rica’s Postal (Zip) Codes

TICO BULL - I thought to post a list of Costa Rica's postal code, no you didn't read...

Otton Solis: The Man Who Would Be President, Thrice Removed

TICO BULL – If one can’t be president directly, legislators in Ticolandia, at least, can aspire to be...

Saretto Is Back!

(TICO BULL) The Saretto supermarket in Escazú has undergone an overhaul, renewing its image, giving its customers with...

What The F**k Happened To The Sabana Lake?

An aerial view of the La Sabana lakeTICO BULL by Rico – Any who has spent any time...

Ebola: Liberia, Costa Rica and Liberia, Africa Are A LONG Way From Each Other!

TICO BULL - I can see the confusion, especially from the "geographically challenged" concerned about Ebola in...

The Alternative Fact” Of The ‘Platina’

This is what the bridge will look like, if it ever gets finished.TICO BULL by Rico – It’s...

Bootlegged Booze in Costa Rica?

TICO BULL - The holiday season is here which is celebrated by many with alcohol. And if you...

The World Economy Explained With Just Two Cows

TICOBULL - This Is So Accurate It Hurts. Found this on tickld.com, thought I was worth sharing it....

[BLOG] What if Johnny Araya Were To Win The Election?

Following today's surprise announcement by presidential candidate Johny Araya to withdraw from the elections campaign, and since resignation...

[BLOG] Administrations in Costa Rica Do Things “A Lo Chiflado”

It never ceases to surprise me the way this and past administrations do things, how they don't take...

BLOG: A Great Espresso, Where To Find it, How to Make It

If you are like me and love a great cup of coffee there is nothing better that a...

[BLOG] Laura Chinchilla, “The Mendiga”

"Mendigar" or "pedir limosna", are the words in Spanish for begging or panhandling. And these are that words...

Next Time You Fly To Colombia, Head For Panama To Save $$$

TICO BULL -- Every day AVIANCA and COPA are sticking it to us to fly around Central...

The Craziness Called Cuba!

TICO BULL - As the U.S. and Cuba move to normalize relations and the dawning of a new...

“Costa Rica Introduces Postal Address System” – Gimme a Break!

TICO BULL - I read this amazing short story on the Beeb (BBC News) about Costa Rica introducing...

Mexican Comedian Proposes Costa Rica Hire EL Chapo Engineers To Fix the “Platina” Bridge

(TICO BULL) Costa Rica's roads are world known, and the "Platina" bridge of the autopista General Cañas in...

[BLOG] Tico Driving? or This?

TICOBULL -- Browsing Facebook posts I came across this photo, immediately reminding of my days of living in...

Was There Really A Bomb Scare At The Isreali Embassy in San José?

TICO BULL - It's been a few days and still I have not been able to find anything...

How Many Does It Take to Read The Electricity Meter?

  TICO BULL -- While regulations for newer construction require the electricity meter (medidor in Spanish) to be located...

Yes, It Is Safe To Drink Tap Water in Costa!

TICO BULL - You need drinking water no matter where you go, but not all parts of the...

Always Check Supermarket Prices While in Costa Rica

TICO BULL - We all want to trust our favourite supermarket, trust them with giving us the lowest...

The Most Dangerous Roads In Costa Rica

(TICO BULL) A Youtube video by The Talko  listing the 10 most dangerous roads in the world inspired...

[BLOG] The Ice Cream Sandwich

TICO BULL - If there is one thing has stayed with me from my childhood is the ice cream...

[BLOG] Roof Of National Stadium Still Not Repaired. Why?

Remember this picture? It was March of this year when a section of the roof of the national...

[BLOG] Yet Another Idiotproof Change Gone Terribly Wrong

TICO BULL - Here is another idiotproof change gone terribly wrong: the direct collection of the airport tax...

[BLOG] The New License Plate As Easy as 1, 2, 3

The mandatory license plate switch over is already in its third of 10 cycles lasting three months each....

Avoid Getting Kidnapped At Gunpoint (Bajonazo) In Costa Rica

(TICO BULL) Came across this great article by Sarah Barker on FITTISH.com about the dangers of travelling in...

“The Tico Code” (Not For Foreigners)

(TICO BULL) In today's edition of Crhoy.com, columnist Edgar Espinoza gives an update on "The Tico Code" (El...

I’m At 10 And Loving It!

Unless you are living in some remote corner of Costa Rica, or Jacó, you will know that Windows...

Could The U.S. Go The Way Costa Rica In Including Tips On The Bill At Restaurants?

TICOBULL -  Is the U.S. is finally catching on to what we Costa Rica have been doing for...

Utility Poles In The Middle Of The Street, A Common Practice In The Land of Pura Via

Not that this could happen only in Costa Rica, utility posts in the middle of the street, like...