Saturday 29 February 2020

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5 Ways You Can Help the Jaguar Rescue Center Save Costa Rica’s Wildlife

(Mentalfloss) In 2005, Catalonian primatologist Encar Garcia and her husband, Italian herpetologist Sandro Alviani,...

Don’t take “tico time” for granted: 5 minutes late is enough to lose driving test

A total of 744 people were unable to complete the driving test during 2019...

The Battle of Tamarindo: How Two Dance Music Festivals Are Vying For the Same Costa Rican Beach Town

(Billboard) Deep in the jungles of Costa Rica, the origami stage of Ocaso Festival...

Former President Pacheco: “I am a little old but well”

Three former presidents were caught on camera voting in Sunday's municipal elections: Abel Pacheco...

13 Spanish words and expressions used in American English

Languages can be very generous. They usually lend words to each other. For example,...

Climate Change: This is what some places in Costa Rica may look like in 2080

Costa Rica will not escape the effects of climate change and, if the trend...

People who live to 100 tend to eat lots of beans

Dan Buettner grew up in Minnesota during the 1960s, where he was fed a...

In Costa Rica, We Say “Birra”

The Latin American Spanish word for beer is cerveza. But in Costa Rica, it's...

Costa Rica 3rd in International Living’s World’s 10 Best Places to Retire in 2020

International Living has published its list The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2020,...

Spectacular: Zarcero Municipal Band Raises Costa Rica’s Image At Rose Parade

Costa Ricans were filled with pride on New Year's Day seeing the participation of...

Zapote turns 50 and continues to attract the love of families

Over the years, Zapote remains unmissable for families. Each year new and old head...

Why Kerosene Is Called “Canfin” in Costa Rica

With the discovery of the fire, man learned to use it to defend from...

LACSA’s BAC-111

LACSA (Líneas Aéreas Costarricenses s.a.) was the flag airline of Costa Rica. It was...

A Little Piece of the North Pole in the Heart of San José

Get your sweater (or coat), scarf, hat, and gloves ready for kids in your...

9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival To Take Place In February 2020

The 9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival will be taking place in February 2020...

Star Wars Fever Arrives In Costa Rica (Photos)

Good morning and happy Saturday! Star Wars fever arrived at the San Jose (SJO),...

Playa Jacó 1981

Not so long ago, Playa Jacó. Photo from Facebook Fotos antiguas de Costa Rica

The Rincon de Osa Helicopter (Photos)

Located in Osa, in the southern zone, near Puerto Jimenez, sits the Rincon de...

It’s Been 80 Years Since Costa Rica Had An Indigenous Person On Its Banknotes

It's been 80 years since Costa Rica had an indigenous person on its new...

What bus service was like long ago in Costa Rica (Photos)

Buses are a cheap and a reliable way of getting around Costa Rica. San...

Radio Monumental 90 Years On The Air!

A siren could be heard at Radio Monumental when there was breaking news, and...

“Little Pissing Man” Dressed Up For Costa Rica Independence

Like every year, the Manneken Pis, Dutch for "Little Pissing Man"), in Belgium, dressed...

7 Very Cool “Miradores” in Costa Rica

They say that everything looks better from above, maybe that's why many love "miradores"...

It Costs ¢24,000 A Day To Imprison A No-payer of Support In Costa Rica

Not paying child or spousal support in Costa Rica can land you in jail....

Costa Rica “Essentials” Promoted In The U.S. and Canada

This month (September) begins the launch of the “Only the Essentials” campaign, promoting travel...

Learning English is possible! (¡Aprender inglés es posible!)

The saying goes well that, when you want, you can! And this was demonstrated...

Dressmaker works with prisoners to bring exclusive collection to New York Fashion Week

Costa Rican fashion designer Karina Díaz will present next month, at New York Fashion...

Can Sports Reduce Violence Toward Women?

(Olive Branch) Women who practice a sport claim that sports give them better health...

He married as a man, had three children and now identifies as a lesbian transsexual

In Coyol de Alajuela lives the Tico version of Caitlyn Jenner. For those who...

Gone, But Remembered? Companies And Brands That Have Disappeared.

Expats living in and foreigners visiting Costa Rica over the past several decades are...

The Cuestamoras Group – A Family Business

Costa Rica is known for its beautiful natural diversity, its active volcanos and, more...

La Iglesia de San Blas: The Oldest Church in Costa Rica Opened Its Doors Again

Originally built in 1644, the church of San Blas, in Nicoya, is Costa Rica’s...

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