EPA Consolidates Its Business Model Without Fear of Competition

It was 2004 when EPA arrived in Costa Rica, introducing the "self serve" concept...

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

TODAY COSTA RICA - Where to used cars in Costa Rica come from? Interesting...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and...

Canadian Christmas Trees In Costa Rica

Christmas or 'cypress' trees are part of the Costa Rica Christmas. And this year,...

To Fridge of Not to Fridge Your Eggs?

An important distinction between Costa Rican eggs and in the United States and Canada...

Stickhouse, The Italian Gelato On A Stick Now In Costa Rica

Italians first invented ice cream (or Gelato as they call it) in 1565, and...

Brown Eggs and White Eggs, What’s The Difference?

Finding yourself in a scramble trying to figure out the difference between brown and...

Costa Rica Trip Among Costco’s Freebies To Entice New Members

TODAY COSTA RICA - To entice new members, Costco in the U.S. is offering...

20 Scams and Sneaky Tricks at Costa Rica Supermarkets

You try your best to save a few colones every time you hit the...

Retailers Misled Customers on Black Friday, MEIC Report

The Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio (MEIC) - Ministry of Economy , Trade...

Portable Printer Reaches Tico Market To Print Photos From Smartphone

Ten years ago Polaroid stopped making instant film cameras. A year later it stopped...

Clothing For As Little As ¢1,000 Colones? The Ropa Americana Store Is Far From Trashy.

You've see them, the "Ropa Americana" stores. They're all over. For the uninitiated, the...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

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

Boxed Pasta Worth Buying

When it comes to cooking pasta, the secret is in the quality of the...

Diet Coke gets a new look and new flavors

Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda's slumping...

Starbucks Chooses Lincoln Plaza For Second Location in Costa Rica

The U.S. coffee chain Starbucks chose Lincoln Plaza in Moravia for its second point...

Christmas Shopping in Costa Rica Begins With Specials. Shop Around For Deals!

n November it is common for Costa Ricans to be doing their Christmas shopping,...

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...

How to Store Bananas So They Don’t Turn Black

Costa Rica bananas are the best. I've tried the others: from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala,...

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