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You can’t speak Spanish without huevos
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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You can’t speak Spanish without huevos

Katherine Stanley - January 19, 2015

Recommended: The real secret of the world's happiest country - grapes and MacGyver Most weeks, I aspire to examine Costa Rican language and culture with as much…

The real secret of the world’s happiest country: grapes and MacGyver
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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The real secret of the world’s happiest country: grapes and MacGyver

Katherine Stanley - January 5, 2015

One New Year’s Day a few years ago, I sat at the cement table, or pollito, in our little garden with my parents and some friends. We…

Hablando paja: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?
Business
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Business
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Hablando paja: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

Katherine Stanley - December 22, 2014

I wrote last time about the luxuries of a Costa Rican Christmas, but I recently realized that my absolute favorite part of this time of year is…

Keeping up with the Joneses? Try the Chickens and the Crazies
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Keeping up with the Joneses? Try the Chickens and the Crazies

Katherine Stanley - December 8, 2014

The Christmas season in Costa Rica is an embarrassment of riches. Where I come from, Christmas is a bright and festive light in the middle of the…

The amazing true story of ‘tuanis’ and ‘brete’ – words to be thankful for
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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The amazing true story of ‘tuanis’ and ‘brete’ – words to be thankful for

Katherine Stanley - November 24, 2014

In this week of Thanksgiving, here are three things that have me feeling grateful. The first is, well, you, for sending so many kind and interesting responses to…

A love letter to Costa Rica’s second language
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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A love letter to Costa Rica’s second language

Katherine Stanley - November 10, 2014

People who visit Costa Rica love many different things about it – its commitment to peace, its empty beaches, the epic kindness of its people, the way…

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