Enjoy A Great Cup of Java and More This Weekend In Los Santos

Los Santos is holding its first coffee festival - Festival del Café - this weekend, where you can...

Cuba’s Flying Pizza

RICO’S JOURNAL – Watching this video brought back memories of my recent trip to Cuba. I didn’t try...

International Beer Day Today

Today, the first Friday in August, is International Beer Day (IDB). Founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California,...

How Long Will Caffeine Buzz Last? Genes May Tell

Nothing beats a great cup of Costa Rican coffee to get your day started. Now, a new study...

How to host an Argentinean asado

(QLIVING) It's the weekend. Skip the boring burger and hot dogs or a trip mall's food court and...

Wait Continues For The First Hard Rock Cafe in Costa Rica

Natalia Santamaria Benavides, marketing and sales manager at Hard Rock Cafe Costa Rica. Photo: La Republica After facing building...

Costa Rica’s ‘Water Positive Beer’ Is Now on Tap in the U.S.

Making beer takes a lot of water. Though numbers vary based on a lot of factors, one estimate...

Cafeteria Served Up By Local Models

(CONFIDENTIAL) Marcela Negrini and Diana Ibarra, two local models, have joined forces to open the “Café con cuerpo”...

Two Scoops Please!

COSTA RICA EXTRA! MAGAZINE - Ice cream is pleasurable enough on its own. Succulent strawberries, pricey oysters, and...

The “CHORIFRIJO”

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- While the family of the "Chifrijo" trademark battle it out with restaurants, one in...

Maggi Wants You To Cook With Less Oil

QCOSTARICA - The Maggi brand launched a new product for those who want to use less in the...

Costa Rica Tuna Awarded “Exceptional” In Quality and Flavour

Manufactured in Costa Rica, Tonnino Ventresca, was chosen as one the 74 food products for highest quality and...

Gringa

The Urban Dictionary defines a Gringas as: A female native speaker of English, unrelated to race. Gringa is...

Five Hours For a Cup of Coffee

From the MACARONI JOURNAL - Are you willing to wait five hours for a cup of cold coffee?...

McDonald’s Items You’ve Never Heard Of…Because

COSTA RICA EXTRA --  The McDonalds menu in Costa Rica is pretty much that of the U.S.  So,...

A Costa Rican Origin Story

Q24N - Three things help Pure Project Brewing stand out from the wildly saturated San Diego craft beer...

Coca-Cola introduces bottle made of ice in Colombia

The ice bottle comes wrapped with a red rubber band as a barrier to the cold. Coca-Cola has the...

Pollo Alla Cacciatora

From the MACARONI JOURNAL - What's a blog by a Cacciatore without a 'Chicken Cacciatore' recipe? First off Cacciatore...

Pacifico Azul Relocates

COSTA RICA EXTRA by Ariana Crespo, Vozdeguanacaste - Don’t worry if you can’t find the delicious seafood made...

Starbucks Announces 4th Costa Rica Store

The U.S. coffee chain, Starbucks, continues its expansion in Costa Rica with a fourth store location in March. The...

They May Be Banned in France … But in Costa Rica You Can Enjoy!

  (QCOSTARICA FOOD) A few days ago, the Minister for Ecology of France Ségolène Royal, asked the French to...

Family Sues Hotels and Restaurants Over “Chifrijo”

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Chifrijo is a Costa Rica contemporary dish from 1990's with its origin from the...

Here’s What Breakfast Looks Like Around Latin America

Q TRAVEL - I don't know if breakfast is really the most important meal of the day. For...

An Affordable Lunch in Costa Rica!

inding a good an affordable lunch in Costa Rica isn't that difficult, it you take the time look...

Living Healthier in Costa Rica

Q LIVING - One comment that I often receive from those who visit Costa Rica is that they...

Tamales, Tamales and more Tamales during the holiday season in Costa Rica

From Live in Costa Rica Blog For foreign retirees part of the experience of learning about the local culture...

Move Over Pops, There’s Competition

Q COSTA RICA - For, well the longest time ever, almost five decades, Pops was alone in the...

The Power Of The “Imperial”!

QCOSTARICA - Imperial is Costa Rica's national beer, Ticos have been drinking it since 1924 and is no...

That ‘Red Liquid’ In Your Meat Isn’t What You Think It Is

When purchasing red meat, including steaks, many grocery shoppers often find red liquid in the bottom of the...

French Bakery in Rohrmoser Innovates With Airtight Tubes To Keep Bread Fresh

How many times has this happened to you? You are tempted by that great smell of fresh baked...

German Style Beer Garden Comes To Costa Rica

A German style "Biergarten" is brewing in Cuidad Colón, west of Santa Ana, where Maya Lounge restaurant  of...

FAKE Olive Oil is Literally Everywhere! How To Know Whether It Is Fake Or Original?

Q24N - Olive oil is a part of the Mediterranean diet, and it has been used thousand years...

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Is It Time To Renew Your Costa Rica Driver’s License?

If you are among the thousands of drivers whose driver's license expires in the coming months, leaving it to the last minute and the...

Protesters Claim Secular Status for Costa Rica

While thousands of demonstrators across the United States marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT...

Air Surveillance Service Made More Official Transport Flights Than Patrols

The Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA)- Air Surveillance Service - of the Ministry of Public Security made - over two years - more flights...

Mexican Governor Invokes Pancho Villa, Shakes Up Elections

"We want a true revolution in this country," mustachioed governor Javier Corral said in his office, hung with a large portrait of Villa, the...

Trump’s First Year and Latin America (Video)

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Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Since its founding in 1935, inflation has averaged 55 percent per year. Since its issuance by the BCRA, 13 zeros have been added to...

Juan Diego Castro: The Trump Wannabe of Costa Rica

“COSTA Rica is the most beautiful place in the world,” my much-travelled friend Jamie Cox told me last summer. We were chilling out in...

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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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Corporations Tax Could Be Revived, But Not Until Spending Cuts Occur Says Opposition

(QCOSTARICA) Reviving the tax on corporations is a goal by President Luis Guillermo Solis, says La Republica, who confirms that the President wants to...

Local Televsion Station Offers Casting Call For Women 17 to 25

Teletica, the national television station, is making a casting call to all women between 17 and 25 who are outgoing and dynamic, with an...

ICE’s Plans For High Speed Internet Services Crashes

The plan by the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) to build the Red Abierta de Nueva Generación (RANGE) towards the convergence of internet services...

Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Preventative Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie, known for being fiercely private, has made a very personal disclosure in an op-ed "My Medical Choice" for the New York Times...

Firing a Bad Civil Servant Can Take Up To Two Years (Or More) in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Union protection, ample opportunities to file appeals and even fear of superiors are some of the reasons that it can...