Climbing Chirripo Mountain: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

Chirripo Mountain is the highest mountain in Costa Rica towering over the landscape at...

Aprill 11 Is A National Holiday in Costa Rica

Today, April 11, is a national holiday in Costa Rica: Juan Santamaría Day. The holiday...

Heredia Police Take Cue From Resident To Help Feed Stray Dogs

Ever thought of helping out street dogs? Taking a cue from a Heredia resident,...

School Buses In Costa Rica Are The Junk of The U.S. and Korea

"The Tico student transport is the junk of the United States and Korea. The...

“Monumento Los Presentes”

The "Momument Los Presentes" (Momument To Those Present), a sculptural set made of bronze...

Epsy Campbell, The First Afrodescendant Vice President Of Costa Rica

The election of Carlos Alvarado to the presidency of Costa Rica will also mark...

Food Trucks In Costa Rica

Four years ago food trucks started in the Costa Rican market with the aim...

Misunderstanding Between Caterpillar and Hummingbird Leads to High-Stakes Face Off

The Costa Rica leaf moth is truly a master of disguise. As a newly...

Notes For Semana Santa 2018

While the majority of public institutions and state agencies are closed this coming week,...

Turtle Shuts Down Limon Airport

Just another day living beside nature on the Caribbean Coast when firefighters were called...

Tica Is The Best in America In The World Fencing Ranking

National fencer Karina Dyner Villa continues to see the results of the work and...

‘Responsible Tourist’ Campaign Will Reward Participants

The Turista Responsable (Responsible Tourist) campaign calls on the resident population of Costa Rica...

5 Things We Know About the People Who Live Longest: Lessons from Nicoya, Costa Rica

The average lifespan in the U.S. is about 78 years, and for the first...

Rocks Thrown At Train Part of Transitarte 2018 Exhibition

Looking for something interesting and different to do this weekend? Transitarte 2018 may be...

Costa Rica: Could drug-law reform for women open door to wider change?

San José, Costa Rica—When Sandra was arrested for smuggling drugs into a men’s prison...

Vendors Take Over The Sabana Park Track, And What Is Muni Doing About It?

Up to a few years ago, not living far from the La Sabana Metropolitan...

Ticos To Prepare for World Cup With Friendlies Against Scotland andTunisia

In preparation for their trip to Russia in June, Costa Rica's national soccer team,...

Road Changes at Juan Santamaria (San Jose) Airport – Photos

An aerial view of the changes to the 'airport intersection' posted on Facebook by Fotos...

Count the Women

(Olive Branch) March 8 is International Women's Day, a date that goes back to...

Costa Rica Interest Facts And Such

Love it or leave it, Costa Rica a truly cool place to live in...

Padre Minor Returns!

  Padre (Father) Minor, as he likes to be called, though he no longer is...

App Makes Downtown San Jose Parking A Snap

Parking in downtown San Jose is a challenge. Right? An app(lication) now makes life...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was...

ICE Prepared For Electric Vehicles

In front of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) main building in La Sabana. Read...

MAC Invites You To A Tour Of Costa Rican Erotic Art

In November 2017, the Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC) - Costa Rican Art Museum...

Only In Pura Vida, “Chuzos” Donated By U.S. Embassy Fail Riteve!

From the "that can't be but true" department in the land of Pura Vida,...

Bomberos (Fire Fighters) on Motorcycles

Battling traffic on the roads is frustrating. For emergency vehicles, it can be life-threatening....

Voters Dressed In ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Outfits Protested Costa Rican Election

On Sunday, a group of women dressed in costumes like those worn in The...

A Literary Giant Recognized

The National Prize for Culture Magón (Premio Nacional de Cultura Magón in Spanish) is...

Presidnetial Candidates Ham It Up While The “Ranch Was Burning”

In true democratic style that could only happen in Costa Rica, on Tuesday, 11...

A New Generation of Central American Filmmakers Are Lighting Up The Screen

Central America was united as one nation for a brief and volatile period in...

Bomberos Attend Fires On Motorbikes

There was an emergency. There was despair. There was a house on fire. The...

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