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Monday, September 27, 2021

Minor Keith and the History of Costa Rica’s Train to Limon

In 1848 Minor Cooper Keith was born in Brooklyn New York, fathered by a successful lumber merchant while his mother's side had ties to...

Who Really Was The Costa Rica writer Carlos Luis Fallas?

A quick Google search will reveal that Carlos Luis Fallas “Costa Rican author and communist political activist.” Now, this isn’t exactly wrong. But neither...

Why is Coffee Called A Cup of Joe?

If you have been drinking coffee for awhile, then you have probably heard coffee referred to as ‘Joe’ at some point. Have you ever...

Celebrating Costa Rica’s Independence Day

September is an important cultural month in Costa Rica; it is the month of the nation, celebrating the country’s Independence Day. If you know Costa...

Costa Rica’s national symbols

With Costa Rica's bicentennial just around the corner, it's a great time to learn the country's national symbols. The national symbols of Costa Rica represent...

The Bribri Indigenous Culture of Costa Rica

The world knows Costa Rica as a destination of breathtaking landscapes from the haunting cloud forests to the lush jungle rainforests, tropical beaches to...

The not so Tico origins of the Costa Rica Phrase “Pura Vida”

A mexican movie in the late '50s gave Costa Rica its popular catch phrase, daily La Nación reported.

Conservation in Costa Rica: 5 ways you can help to save the planet

With the start of the new year, start making some changes in your lifestyle geared towards helping the planet.

What Are Some Foods Expats Miss Most?

Expats are a special breed. But sometimes, longings for food from back home are too hard to ignore.

Famous Literary Works About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a paradise located in Central America and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. It has become a popular...
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