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Sunday 22 October 2017

Costa Rica’s astronaut has brought a taste of space down to Earth

Costa Rica's very own astronaut, Franklin Chang Diaz, has teamed with the Four Seasons hotel, to serve up...

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...

Cervecita Bien Costarricense!

Q24N -  When Jesse Pine and his wife Agi moved from San Diego to Costa Rica three years...

Smoothies In Your Fridge

Coming to a fridge near you: Delicious frozen smoothies made from a careful combination of kiwi fruit, watermelon...

Invasion by U.S. Hamburger Chains Continues

Consumers in Costa Rica will soon have another choice of hamburger, one from California-based burger chain Johnny Rockets,...

Make The Best Homemade Tortillas Costa Rica Style (For Free!)

QCOSTARICA from Detailedorientedtraveler.com - One of my favorite things we did when we were in Costa Rica was...

The Rise of Handcrafted Beers in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - It is official: there is a beer revolution happening in Costa Rica. Craft brewing has arrived...

And Now The ‘Chiliguaro’ Is Also A Registered Name

COSTA RICA NEWS -- First it was the "chifrijo" that is being challenged by the registered owners of...

The US diet is harmful to your health — but not how you think

(Q24N) In recent years, we’ve all been told that to eat healthfully, we have to forgo bread and...

Dairy Queen Announces Three New Costa Rica Locations For This Year

Dairy Queen Costa  announced today (Monday) the opening of three new locations this year, located in San Pedro...

Finally, A Scientific Reason Why Ketchup Is So Damn Hard To Pour

If you've ever handled ketchup, you know the struggle of trying to get an even pour on your...

Costa Rican Empanadas

In Costa Rica an empanada (Spanish)is a stuffed pastry fried. The name comes from the Galician, Portuguese, and...

Junk Food For The Festival de Luz Can Set A Family Back ¢20.000

The annual Festival de la Luz (Light Festival) is perhaps the most attended festival of the holiday season....

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

You won't believe it!!!!!! NO FLOUR, NO OIL, NO WHITE SUGAR Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups canned* chickpeas, well-rinsed and patted...

Crown Royal Best Whisky In The World Only Second in Canada

Not found in Costa Rica, Lot No. 40, was named Canadian Whisky of the Year at the sixth...

AutoMercado Launches App To Extend Shopping Experience

AutoMercado supermarkets has launched an application to extend the shopping experience before, during and after the visit to...

Fresh Baked German Bread Now in Escazú!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Just discovered this new bread place/eatery that is a must try, Mocapan. Located in...

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...

Copos “Snow Cone” Desserts, Costa Rica Beach Delicacy

Copos (literally, “flakes” – as in “snow flakes”) are sold on the street and many of the popular...

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...

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...

The “CHORIFRIJO”

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

San Jose’s Street Food

(QCOSTARICA) Though San Jose may not be on the CNN list of the "World's 23 best cities for...

The Power Of The “Imperial”!

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

Pollo Alla Cacciatora

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

Paseo Gastronomico la Luz; Downtown’s Restaurant Row

QCOSTARICA - In the last few years, the city of San José has been creating a “restaurant row”...

A Costa Rican Origin Story

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

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...

A Platano is Not a Banana. So Make Patacones.

QLIFE - A platano (plantain) is not a banana. Tough it may look like a banana, feel like...

MAP: The Most Popular Beer In Every Country

COSTA RICA EXTRA - After publishing our guide to America’s most popular beers, Vinepair took a look at...

Feria del Café 2014

Some 15.000 people are expected to attend the Feria del Café de Frailes, January 17, 18 and 19,...

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...

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“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at...

3 Ways to Get a Second Passport and 2 Countries to Get It From Quickly

A Second Passport is not just for the "James Bond" or "Jason Bourne" or the super wealthy of this world. The truth? Millions of...

Croway Aims to Be the Airbnb of Car Rentals in Uruguay

A new digital car rental service has begun operation in Uruguay. It’s called Croway, and similar to Airbnb’s housing rental model, the app serves...

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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...

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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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