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Sunday 20 August 2017

For The Gavilanes, The Lines Outside The La Uruca Cosevi Offices Is a “Gold Mine”

We've all seen them, the long lines at the immigration office, the registry office (both, the property and...

How to Store Aguacate So They Don’t Brown

The aguacate (avocado) is one of the world’s favourite super foods, much loved for its high healthy fat...

The Most Successful U.S. Fast-food In Costa Rica

QSR Magazine just released its annual ranking of the top fast-food chains in the US, ranked by US...

The Mercado Central; A Slice of Costa Rican Life

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

Hot Property. Mel Gibson Puts Up For Sale His Costa Rican Jungle Mansion. Again.

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Yellow Sea Snake Discovered in Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce

TODAY COSTA RICA - Hanging upside down with its mouth open ready to pounce is the modus operandi...

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One Of The First Costa Rican Women To Vote Died At Age 90

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International Cat Day

July 8th is International Cat Day, a day to give the furry members of your family extra attention;...

These Costa Rican dishes are delicious — and may help you live to 100

As part of their Eating to 100 series, TODAY.com explores recipes that promote longevity from the book The...

Tropical tattoos: Costa Rica hosts masters of skin ink

Hundreds of international and local tattoo artists raised electric needles in Costa Rica on Friday for an annual...

Annulment Effects on Families with Children

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An Intro to “Blue Zones”

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Costa Rica Green Coffee Inspired Chanel’s Blue Serum

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Salsa Lizano, Costa Rica’s Favorite Sauce.

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(QCOSTARICA) Cockroaches are nasty insects, their physical appearance may scare everyone. They are often related to garbage and...

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Sometimes you’re not looking for the Right One, but rather the One Right Now. A casual dating site...

You Should Totally Pee in the Shower!

QLIFE- Admit to peeing in the shower, and you may get some dirty looks—but really you should be...

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QLIFE - Found this post by Tica Macha of August 31, 2006 while surfing the Internet.  "Please, if...

New tattoo ink disappears in a year, can be removed on demand

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If You Obsessively Check Facebook, You Probably Suffer From THIS

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How many times have you gotten dating advice that just doesn’t quite live up to the expectations that...

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QCOSTARICA - February 29 comes up every four years. But you already knew that. But what is a...

Love in Costa Rica Is Everywhere

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