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5 (debated) things about Costa Rica’s National Hero Juan Santamaría?

Some historians and sociologists say the original construction of the Juan Santamaría myth was, well, convenient.

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica : A fight to preserve culture

More than a century of racist laws and policies helped shape Limón. Communities and their distinctive cultures were forged through hardships often condoned by the Costa Rican government. But now the province’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism hopes to turn the region into “a new Cancún,”

10 Costa Rican Spanish Expressions For Tourists

You can't call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. 

Tamales in Costa Rica – A Christmas Tradition

Tamales go deep in Costa Rican culture and they are one of the most accessible ways to tap into your inner Tico, especially during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

National Dance Workshop celebrates 41 Years at the Popular Teatro Melico Salazar

Taller Nacional de Danza will celebrate its 41st anniversary live at the Teatro Popular Melico Salazar. With choreographies of a great variety of dance genres...

Learning Spanish In Costa Rica for Expats and Tourists

You can't call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. 

Who was the revolutionary leader William Walker?

When one mentions Nashville, Tennessee, country music stars might first come to mind as I am sure one’s first thought isn’t of a U.S....

Museum of Costa Rican Art decorated with bicentennial mural

The Museum of Costa Rican Art is a free attraction located in what was once the terminal building for the nation's international airport.

How to Write a Costa Rican Novel

  My first trip to Costa Rica was not of my own design. At least not initially. At the time I was a freelance location scout...

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.
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