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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...

This Is The Reason Why Costa Ricans Don’t Refrigerate Milk And North Americans Do

Ask for a glass of milk in a Costa Rican home, and your host will most likely pour...

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...

19 Popular Films Made in Costa Rica

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

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...

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...

Who Are The Richest Men in Central America and Why

As is usual every year, Forbes magazine has released its list of richest people in the world, including...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

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

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...

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?...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Costa Rica Prepares For Independence Day

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

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...

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...

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Opened In Costa Rica First Clothing Store Accepting Bitcoins

On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in...

Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking

The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

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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...

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...

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...

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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