PHOTOS: San José’s ‘tope’ takes spectators on a colorful ride
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: San José’s ‘tope’ takes spectators on a colorful ride

Andrés Madrigal - December 28, 2015

Costa Rica's annual holiday tope, or horse parade, took place on Dec. 26 along San José's Second Avenue and Paseo Colón. Thousands of riders and their equine companions came from different corners…

Zapote Festivities, Traditional Tope, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Zapote Festivities, Traditional Tope, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 25, 2015

Festejos de Fin de Año de San José (Zapote) This mega-fest in the eastern San José district of Zapote offers a little bit of everything. Find all types…

PHOTOS: Christmas 2015
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Christmas 2015

Alberto Font - December 25, 2015

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’Tis the season to support animal welfare
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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’Tis the season to support animal welfare

Mitzi Stark - December 21, 2015

At a time of year that lends itself to giving something back to those less fortunate, many people find their thoughts turning to four-legged friends – and…

Where to eat Christmas dinner in Costa Rica
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Where to eat Christmas dinner in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga and Elizabeth Lang - December 19, 2015

If you've got any room left in your belly after the delectable tamales most of us will eat this holiday season, you might find yourself searching for…

Star Wars Fest, Christmas activities, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Star Wars Fest, Christmas activities, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 18, 2015

StarFest In celebration of the release of "The Force Awakens," the latest movie in one of the most famous sagas in cinematic history, which premiered in Costa…

Can’t-miss events for a truly Costa Rican Christmas
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Can’t-miss events for a truly Costa Rican Christmas

Amanda Zúñiga - December 18, 2015

In a sea of lights, carols and holiday shoppers, there's no doubt that Christmas is just about here in Costa Rica. But if you're new to the…

PHOTOS: Festival de la Luz parades through San José
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Festival de la Luz parades through San José

Lindsay Fendt - December 13, 2015

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Festival de la Luz to take over San José Saturday
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Festival de la Luz to take over San José Saturday

The Tico Times - December 12, 2015

The country’s biggest holiday celebration, the Festival de la Luz, or Festival of Lights, takes place Saturday in San José. Started in 1996, this year's edition of the festival will…

International Film Festival, The Nutcracker, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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International Film Festival, The Nutcracker, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 11, 2015

International Film Festival Approximately 45 films from all around the world will be screened at this year's festival. Locations include the Magaly Theater, 1887 Theater, La Aduana Theater, and…

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