The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my...

MAC Invites You To A Tour Of Costa Rican Erotic Art

In November 2017, the Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC) - Costa Rican Art Museum - inaugurated the exhibition...

Only In Pura Vida, “Chuzos” Donated By U.S. Embassy Fail Riteve!

From the "that can't be but true" department in the land of Pura Vida, the three "chuzos" donated...

Bomberos (Fire Fighters) on Motorcycles

Battling traffic on the roads is frustrating. For emergency vehicles, it can be life-threatening. Now four new, fully...

Voters Dressed In ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Outfits Protested Costa Rican Election

On Sunday, a group of women dressed in costumes like those worn in The Handmaid’s Tale took to...

A Literary Giant Recognized

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

Presidnetial Candidates Ham It Up While The “Ranch Was Burning”

In true democratic style that could only happen in Costa Rica, on Tuesday, 11 of the 13 presidential...

A New Generation of Central American Filmmakers Are Lighting Up The Screen

Central America was united as one nation for a brief and volatile period in the mid-19th century following...

Bomberos Attend Fires On Motorbikes

There was an emergency. There was despair. There was a house on fire. The owners called 9-1-1 for...

“Volá como el Presidente” (Travel Like The President)

President Luis Guillermo Solis came to power on May 8, 2014, and immediately got on an airplane. That...

13-Year-Old Spends Up To 5 Hours A Day, Almost Every Day, In The Public Library

A 13-year-old boy, a resident of Moravia, visits his community library almost every day after school and even...

A Boa In Your Attic. Say What?

"How do I get a boa out of my attic?," was the question over the last few days...

Blood Axe, the saga of a twenty first century Viking

Grecia author Chris J Clarke’s new thriller Blood Axe, the saga of a twenty first century Viking is...

The Game of the Little Devils

The Brunka are an indigenous people living in the Province of Puntarenas in the south-pacific zone of Costa...

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY II

Wildlife photography in Costa Rica does not have to be a strenuous or demanding pastime. Interesting wildlife is...

New Year’s Supermoon

Did it seem brighter than usual last night where you were? What a great way to start 2018...

The Most Famous Company Founded The Year You Were Born

Making a business work over the long term is a major challenge given than the majority of start-ups...

What Did Homer Tell Keylor?

  ¡Pura vida maes! The Simpsons are in Costa Rica, continuing with their #TravesíaSimpson in Central America. ¡¡Bienvenido al mundo...

Costa Rica’s Volcanos Not On The List Of 10 Most Active Around The World

How do Costa Rica's volcanos rate among the most active in the world? Pretty down the list. Though locally...

Morning Traffic In San Jose

Daily, thousands of drivers face a failed road infrastructure, spending hours to get to and from work. The following...

First Food Truck Park Opens In Curridabat

The first food truck park in Costa Rica opened in Curribabat, the Calle Vieja Foodtruck Park counts with...

Pets Can Travel In The Car But Not Up Front With The Driver, Transito Chief Explains

Taking a car ride with your pet can be a thrill, both for you and your pet. But,...

I Bought An Ambulance On eBay … Just Entered Costa Rica …

"I bought an ambulance from EBay, turned it into my home then started driving south with my puppy......

Ashley Graham Celebrates 30th In Costa Rica Jungle Adventure

COSTA RICA CONFIDENTIAL - She's never afraid to flaunt her killer curves. And Ashley Graham made sure to...

Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on...

You Too Can Help Those Affected By Nate

You can help all the people affected by tropical storm Nate by visiting the Televisora de Costa Rica...

Want To Avert The Apocalypse? Take Lessons From Costa Rica

Earlier this summer, a paper published in the journal Nature captured headlines with a rather bleak forecast. Our...

October 12 Holiday Moved To Monday 16th!

October 12 is a holiday in Costa Rica, the date to celebrate "Encuentro de Culturas" (Encounter of Cultures),...

American Expat with Photography Exposition in San José

Daily Life in León, Nicaragua is the intriguing title of a photo exposition next month in Barrio Amón...

Costa Rica Foreign Ministry Readies Charter To Repatriate Ticos From Puerto Rico

Forty Costa Ricans are getting ready to leave Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria thanks to a charter flight...

Passionate About Video Games? CSS Corp is Offering Jobs For Costa Rica Gamers

With the support of Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), CSS Corp is offering jobs for gamers who...

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 best coffee in the...

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Plans $35 Million Resort Re-Imagination

GUANACASTE, Costa Rica----Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the only Forbes Five-Star luxury resort in Central and South America, announces a US$35 million dollar...

Costa Rica To Host Central America Travel Market

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica will be the host country for the Central America Travel Market (CATM), the most important tourism fair in...

Presidenta’s Use of Private Plane Prompts Investigation

Attorney General's office to investigate if laws were broken. Opposition legislators say the Presidenta was duty bound to inform the Legislature of her away trip. The...

Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

QTECH - The Nokia brand is set to return to mobile phones, two years after the Finnish company sold its flagship handset business and...

Costa Rica Tourism: “You Snooze, You Lose …”

QCOSTARICA - Although it is facing 2015 with optimism, Costa Rica knows that it is facing strong growth in competition from regional neighbors as...