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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 3
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 3

Christopher Howard - June 14, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past two weeks, we brought you Parts 1 and 2 of our…

Costa Rica hosts International Ballet Festival at National Theater
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Costa Rica hosts International Ballet Festival at National Theater

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 11, 2019

The National Theater served as the backdrop for the inaugural International Ballet Festival of Costa Rica, held last weekend at the iconic venue. The festival -- the…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 2
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 2

Christopher Howard - June 6, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Last week, we brought you Part 1 of our Tico Talk series on…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 1
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 1

Christopher Howard - May 31, 2019

You can't call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Tiquismos, as they are known, play an important role in most daily conversations.…

Boruca masks bring indigenous awareness to San José
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Boruca masks bring indigenous awareness to San José

Jacob Spetzler / The Tico Times - May 27, 2019

On a rainy Saturday afternoon, a museum without borders manifested itself as a Boruca indigenous mask painting class behind the Parque Café in Barrio Escalante, San José. …

Ballet Festival 2019 part of Costa Rica’s flourishing dance scene
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Ballet Festival 2019 part of Costa Rica’s flourishing dance scene

Jacob Spetzler - May 24, 2019

A convergence of international ballet classes, performances and meetings manifests this week in the form of the Costa Rican Festival de Ballet in Zapote at the Centro…

PHOTOS: Perfection in a block of wood
Arts and crafts
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Arts and crafts
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PHOTOS: Perfection in a block of wood

Alberto Font - November 25, 2015

In an old house filled with all types of wood, carpentry machines and books, lives a couple of talented artisans who have dedicated most of their lives to creating…

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