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Lama Thubten Wangchen: ‘You are so lucky to be Costa Ricans’

All the countries he visits become his home.

From New York to Costa Rica: ‘Costa Rica changed my entire life’

When you live in the United States, you’re constantly bombarded by politics... In Costa Rica I found a time and space where I could really just sit and be."

From France to Costa Rica: ‘Costa Rica is so privileged’

"We're lucky to live here," says Emmanuel Javogue of the Tamarindo Art Foundation.

The world in Tamarindo: an eclectic mix on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast

Sand, a calm ocean, palm trees, occasional crocodiles, and a vibrant community of Costa Ricans and expats: you'll find all that in the Costa...

Football legend Dave Rimington: ‘There’s a lot to like about Costa Rica’

"Between holding fishing tournaments in different locations and traveling a lot on my own, I find there is an awful lot to like about almost all of Costa Rica. For retirement I thought about looking somewhere up near Playas de Coco."

Becoming Costa Rican: 5 new Ticas celebrate Independence Day

On this Independence Day, The Tico TImes is proud to share the stories of five new Costa Ricans.

First Lady seeks a new role: Costa Rican citizen

First Lady Mercedes Peñas Domingo had a big weekend.

From Syria to Cartago: One immigrant’s four-generation family business in Costa Rica

Víctor Méndez tells the story of his great-grandfather, José Barguil, who came to Costa Rica from Syria in 1930.

Meet Lama Thubten Wangchen: ‘We are citizens of the world’

The Tico Times sits down with Lama Thubten Wangchen, a special representative of the Dalai Lama to Europe, during his visit to Costa Rica.

Retiring in Costa Rica: ‘Come here with an open mind’

Allen Dickinson retired to Costa Rica 10 years ago. Now with a Tica wife and a job as the editor of ARCR's El Residente magazine, he says the country has brought a lot of surprises his way.
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