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14 in Costa Rican Have Changed Their Color Of Their Eyes

If having blue eyes is a dream of yours, you can be part of a test group of...

Nude Hotels & Beaches in Costa Rica

Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a...

Pets Welcome Here: Pet Friendly Restuarants in San Jose

(QCOSTARICA) - What's better than taking your four-legged family member to a restaurant with you and enjoying a...

Learn About Tick Removal While Visiting Costa Rica

QHEALTH - Ticks are common in Costa Rica.  The best prevention is observation. Ticks (garrapatas in Spanish) hang...

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...

Interesting and Curious Facts About Costa Rica and Costa Ricans (List)

Home Delivery Fast food restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Taco Bell and many others have home delivery or...

Here’s What Could Happen to Costa Rica’s Malls

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Today is Saturday and good chance you'll end up at the local mall....

Melissa Mora In Scandal Over Her Alleged Presence In The House of Narco During Raid

COSTA RICA EXTRA - A few weeks ago, at the beginning of this month, model and singer Melissa...

Costa Rica’s Military Abolition History: Who Protects Costa Rica?

COSTA RICA JOURNAL -- Costa Rica is one of the few countries in the world that doesn't have...

Amazon Prime Video Now In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Amazon has officially launched its video-on-demand service Prime Video in more than 200 countries...

Who Where The Filibusteros (Those Yankee Invaders)?

Q COSTA RICA, by Mitzi Stark. Outside of Central America few people know about the invasion of William...

Visiting and Travel in Costa Rica: Should You Fly Or Drive From Arenal to Manuel Antonio?

COSTA RICA TRAVEL -- A shuttle flight from Arenal to Manuel Antonio is quick, but driving allows you...

19 Popular Films Made in Costa Rica

TODAY COSTA RICA - Popular titles (films) partly or entirely shot in Costa Rica from the IMDB database...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

QCR - Walmart last Friday, July 14, opened its 10th store in the country, located in the city...

Drity Little Secrets Costa Rica Car Rental Companies Don’t Want Customers To Know

There's money to be made in the car rental business and the reason why car rental companies in...

The Number Two Of Things In Costa Rica

Living or visiting Costa Rica as a foreigner means not having to deal with cold and snow, you...

How Many Languages does Costa Rica Speak?

Costa Rica's official and predominant language is Spanish*. The variety spoken is Costa Rican Spanish, is a form...

Francisca Lachapel, A Beauty Queen That Is Different

COSTA RICA EXTRA - She thinner than the average Miss. Attractive, even with thick eyebrows and noticeably mixed...

10 Life changing facts when you marry a Costa Rican

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Of course you want to find out about the 10 life changing facts or think...

“Fitz”, Former U.S. Ambassador Will Be In ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, the charismatic S. Fitzgerald Haney, is among the personalities taking part in...

Why Do They Paint Some Tree Trunks White At The Bottom?

QCOSTARICA - We've all seen them, trees with the bottom part painted white. Have you ever wondered why?...

Costa Rica Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography used to be a hobby limited to people with the deep pockets to afford the equipment—cameras,...

Ecuador – A Competitor to Costa Rica (Part Two)

Q TRAVEL - Ecuador vs. Costa Rica, Common problems. This is the second of two articles about Ecuador...

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...

Costa Rica Prepares For Independence Day

Independence Day in Costa Rica is celebrated on September 15th, the day that all of Central America commemorates...

Costa Rica No. 4 Of The World’s 10 Best Places to Retire in 2017

From International Living - For just over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated, and...

April 11 Is Juan Santamaria Day, A National Holiday

QCOSTARICA by  Mitzi Stark - April 11 is Juan Santamaria Day, a national holiday celebrated in Alajuela with...

How Different Really Are Costa Ricans From The Rest of Central Americans?

  Costa Rica is known as the "Switzerland of Central America". But its people are often accused of feeling...

Paseo Gastronomico La Luz, An Update on San José’s Exciting Restaurant Row

TODAY COSTA RICA - Over the past few years, the city of San José has created an exciting...

Could Cars Flooded By Hurricane Harvey End Up In Costa Rica?

TODAY COSTA RICA - Where to used cars in Costa Rica come from? Interesting question, no? Costa Rica...

Totally Renovated Gran Hotel de Costa Rica To Reopen Before Christmas

It was March 1963 when visiting Costa Rica, U.S. President John F. Kennedy was a guest. Since then...

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...

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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 the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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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...

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...

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...

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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