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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 the room at the Gran Hotel Costa Rica where JFK stayed has remained intact. Sandwiched between Avenida Central and Avenida Segunda, adjacent to the Plaza de la...

If The World Leaders Were Hipsters

Through the eyes of  Isreali  illustrator Amit Shimoni, we are able to see iconic leaders of our times as modern-day hipsters. “I often find myself thinking about the differences between these world’s greatest leaders, their beliefs and motivations, and our self-centered generation,” says Shimoni. “The...

How many U.S. Presidents have visited Costa Rica?

  According to Travels Abroad of the President, Office of the Historian, since 1928 only seven U.S. presidents have visited Costa Rica. They are: Herbert C. Hoover Good will trip. November 28, 1928 John F. Kennedy Attended Conference of Presidents of the Central American Republics. March 18–20, 1963 Lyndon B....