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Tico Talk: 12 expressions for expats and tourists
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk: 12 expressions for expats and tourists

Christopher Howard - January 11, 2020

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 11
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 11

Christopher Howard - November 23, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Photos: Inside the Museum of Costa Rican Art in San José
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Photos: Inside the Museum of Costa Rican Art in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 25, 2019

An oasis of green in San José, La Sabana is the perfect place to catch a breath of fresh air in Costa Rica's largest city. The urban…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 10
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 10

Christopher Howard - October 16, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Library on wheels: How the Huellas Gastronomic and Cultural Festival is bringing the Imagination Bus to reality
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Library on wheels: How the Huellas Gastronomic and Cultural Festival is bringing the Imagination Bus to reality

Nate Doughty - October 8, 2019

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — The Imagination Bus, an old and dark cyan former school bus, is parked alongside the outside walls of La Fortuna’s former bull fighting…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 9
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 9

Christopher Howard - September 27, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 8
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 8

Christopher Howard - September 12, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events
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Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events

The Tico Times - September 11, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 15, Costa Rica will celebrate 198 years of independence. The Culture Ministry (MCJ) has prepared a wide array of activities aimed at celebrating Costa…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 7
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 7

Christopher Howard - August 16, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we brought you Parts 1,2, 3, 4, 5…

Local Keeps introduces Costa Rican artisans to the world
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Local Keeps introduces Costa Rican artisans to the world

The Tico Times - August 6, 2019

While visiting farmer’s markets and ferias, Galit Flasterstein realized she could use her passion for locally made goods to showcase the talent of the Costa Rican people.…