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Off the eaten path: La Tacopedia

When the owner is the one in the kitchen, you’re in for a treat. La Tacopedia is no exception.

5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla

While many of the luxury hotels in Arenal offer fine dining, here are five stand-alone restaurants we really liked in La Fortuna.

Fun and free in Costa Rica: Get your veggies at the feria

The feria, the weekly outdoor market, is a people watcher’s paradise, and when it comes to finding your favorite fresh fruits and vegetables straight off the farms, there’s no beating it.

5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants in Manuel Antonio and Quepos

Reviewing hotels and restaurants in Manuel Antonio and Quepos, we felt like mosquitoes at a nudist colony: We were very happy to be here, but we hardly knew where to begin.

Relaxing in style in Granada, Nicaragua’s best hotels and spas

Whether it's in the tranquil islets of Granada on the massive Lake Nicaragua or on the cobblestone streets of La Calzada, we have assembled some of our favorite places for R&R in the colonial town.

Santa Ana: 5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants

We spent over a month exploring the lodging options in this area and growing fat on all the good food. Here are The Tico Times’ top picks for five good hotels and five good restaurants in a range of prices in the Santa Ana area.
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China Bans Guatemala’s Coffee and Macadamia Imports

The Guatemalan export guild affirmed this Thursday that China prohibited the import of coffee and macadamia shipments from the Central American country without giving...

Keylor Navas Bids Farewell to the Costa Rican National Team

Goalkeeper Keylor Navas announced his retirement from the Costa Rican National Team. Navas published a heartfelt message on social media on Thursday in which...

Amnesty International Alarmed by Persecution of Female Justice Officials in Guatemala

Amnesty International (AI) described this Thursday as "alarming" the persecution suffered by female justice operators and human rights defenders in Guatemala who fight against...