Costa Rica’s “Furry Caskets”

QLIFE - Found this post by Tica Macha of August 31, 2006 while surfing...

Manatee Now Costa Rica’s New National Symbol

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Legislative Assembly declared the Manatee (Trichechus manatus) the national...

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...

Does “Pura Vida” Hold The Secret To Long Life?

(CNN) Jose Guevara lives with his family on a small farm. He has spent...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets,...

10 Signs You Were Born and Raised in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA (by Deborah González, Matadornetwork.com) - Thought we'd start the New Year off with...

An “Arribada” In Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The beach of Ostional is the scenery for a rarely-seen biological wonder....

After The Storm

During the rainy season (May to November) as we that live in Costa Rica...

After 50 Years, Church Gives Creator Of Zarcero Park Sculptures The Boot

  TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Zarcero is a small community perched on the edge...

Lightning Strike Destroys 35 Year Old Image of Christ in Perez Zeledon

(QCOSTARICA) For 35 years,the image of "Cristo Redentor" (Christ The Redeemer) stood over Perez...

Talentum, A Fun Place for Lunch in San José’s Barrio Amon

QCOSTARICA - There is a fun new place to have lunch in Downtown San...

First Thing In The Morning NOT The Best Time To Drink Coffee; Says the Science

COSTA RICA EXTRA (FORBES) -- Drinking a cup of coffee first thing in the...

Canada Day For Costa Rican Children

(QCOSTARICA) Public Service Announcement - Canadians are gearing up to raise funds for a...

In Typical Soda Kitchen Staff Bring Their Meals To The Tables

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Something that is normal in sodas (small eating places) in...

San Jose’s Metropolitan Cathedral; A Good Reason to go to Church

Why do we go to church? If we are religious, we go to worship...

Villagers Of The Jícaro Valley (Guanacaste) Literally Wore Their Ancestors

TODAY COSTA RICA - Nowadays, people cling to objects that belonged to our ancestors...

Costa Rica Gets Ready For the Annual Pilgrimage To Cartago

COSTA RICA NEWS - It's almost that time of year, the "Romería". And although...

April 11 Is Juan Santamaria Day, A National Holiday

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

A Typical Visit to the Farmacia Doctor in Costa Rica

QLIFE from A Dull Roar -  Here's a simple, real-life story about how part...

Ice Hockey Heating Up in Costa Rica

PURA EVENTS COSTA RICA – Ice hockey has been played in Costa Rica since 1996...

12 Reasons Why You Should Never Invite Costa Ricans To Your Home

Q COSTA RICA - The Matadornetwork.com, in their list of the "12 reasons why...

What Einstein Feared!

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- Albert Einstein: "I fear the day when technology exceeds...

The Man Who Swims with Crocodiles in Costa Rica

  (QCOSTARICA) About 20 years ago, a farmer shot a huge crocodile on the banks of...

XVIII International Book Fair Costa Rica

With the aim of bringing literature lovers together with their creators, and thereby encouraging...

Folk remedies and bizarre rites are part of the national tradition

Though out history, an important part of any culture has been the remedies utilized...

Rural Costa Rican Women Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change

PITAL, Costa Rica  (IPS News) - Olga Vargas, a breast cancer survivor, is back...

Envision 2016 [Video]

QCOSTARICA - Videos from Envision 2016 that took place in Costa Rica from February...

Tope 2015 San Jose (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - As per tradition, December 26 in San Jose is the day of...

EDITUS We don’t have an army but we have violins

By Valerie Aguilar, BellaOnline's Hispanic Culture Editor - The people of Costa Rica have...

Claro in Costa Rica Accused of Sexism

COSTA RICA NEWS -- These days it appears that everybody feels his rights are...

The Importance of Having a Satisfying Job

By: Mary Serphos, Voz de Guanacaste - Given the steep rise in the cost...

How Many Languages does Costa Rica Speak?

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

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