10 ‘Best Italian Creations’ That Are Popular In Costa Rica

Since the Italians began to immigrate, they have made contributions to many aspects of Costa Rican life. Their...

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.

Discovering his 400-acre beachfront jungle mansion while scouting for his film "Apocalypto, Mel Gibson was bit the Costa...

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...

Anagrams Never Lie

Someone once said, "All the life's wisdom can be found in anagrams. Anagrams never lie." An anagram is direct...

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

Q COSTA RICA - With only a few days away from commemorting 67 years of being one of...

Maine Nursing Student Lends a Helping Hand in Costa Rica

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Every day, for the last month or so, at the Juan Santamaria (San...

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

Q24n - An annulment is a process that ends a marriage. It is a legal process that is...

An Intro to “Blue Zones”

(Q24N) Dan Buettner was born in Minnesota and spent time enjoying the outdoor adventures that Minnesota has to...

Costa Rica Green Coffee Inspired Chanel’s Blue Serum

Q COSTA RICA - Inspired by the notion of longevity led Chanel's research and technology team to study...

Bullfighting Nun In San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - Sister Aracelly Salazar took to bull ring in Zapote to show off her talent...

This Is How Expiration Dates Really Work

QLIFE - How many times has this happened, you're craving a sandwich and find that the bread, cheese...

Salsa Lizano, Costa Rica’s Favorite Sauce.

(QLIFE) "Wherever you can find a bottle of Salsa Lizano, you can also find a Tico." -- Costa...

Costa Rica’s Amazing New Jade Museum

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

What It’s Llike To Be A Trailing Spouse

(QTRAVEL) This is a great article by Claire Litton-Cohn on Matadornetwork.com, that could apply to many who decide...

Clowning & Caring in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) "Patch Adams", Hunter Doherty Adams, the American physician, clown and author who’s character inspired the popular movie...

Never See A Single Cockroach Again!

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

Casual Dating Sites Open Up Possibilities

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...

Costa Rica Monkeys Direct Own Film

Not expecting the monkeys would take charge and begin directing their own film, Cole Weber, from California, left...

Costa Rica’s “Furry Caskets”

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

Anyone who has ever gotten, or even thought about getting a tattoo had heard a snarky warning from...

If You Obsessively Check Facebook, You Probably Suffer From THIS

QLIFE - I mean, it makes sense...I'm guilty of checking my Facebook page all the time. I...

The Best Online Dating Advice You’ll Ever Receive

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

3,251 Costa Ricans Born On February 29 In The Last 112 Years

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

Love in Costa Rica Is Everywhere

Love in Costa Rica is everywhere. You simply have to know how to find it. How did you spend your...

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Mother Abandons Newborn, Says In Note “God Will Forgive Me”

A newborn was abandoned on Friday morning inside the Catedral de Cartago, found by a sacristan, the person in charge of the church, inside...

Deal Between Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers Volaris and Frontier Will Mean More Destinations

Frontier Airlines could soon be landing in more destinations in Mexico and Central America. The ultra-low-fare Frontier and Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico,...

Costa Rica Owned US Brewer Gets New CEO

Think of Labatt's Blue and you immediately think of Canada and hockey. But did you know, at least in the United States, the Labbat...

Costa Rica ‘More Complete’ After Recovering 200 Artifacts From Venezuela

Costa Rica said it is "more complete" after recovering nearly 200 pre-Columbian artifacts from Venezuela, where they had been amassed by a wealthy Estonian...

Fitch Revises Costa Rica’s Outlook To Negative; Affirms Ratings At ‘BB’

Fitch Ratings revised the rating of the Costa Rican economy from stable to negative, according to a press release issued by the rating agency. The...

Electronic Payment System For Public Transport Will Be Universal

The universal electronic payment system for bus fares will have to wait until 2019, as transport authorities continue with their plan to make travel...

Costa Rica Will Have Direct Flight With Portugal Starting In April

Portugal is the latest of European countries with direct flights to and from Costa Rica. Starting in April, the Ávoris travel operator, part of...

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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...

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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...

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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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Former Guanacaste Mayor Collected Salary and Bonuses While Earning Pension

QCOSTAIRCA by Henry Morales, Vozdeguanacaste.com - On May 1, Carlos Arias Chavez’s term as mayor of the Municipality of Nandayure ended. However, he is...

Maduro Says He Wants A Respectful Phone Call With The “Emperor”

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is eager to talk to United States President Donald Trump. After learning of the economic sanctions against...

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(Q24N) A drug trafficking investigation in Brazil has exploded in a row over internet privacy and civil liberties after a judge ordered the temporary...