Five reasons to take a night tour through the Sierpe mangroves
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Five reasons to take a night tour through the Sierpe mangroves

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 2, 2019

SIERPE, Puntarenas — Costa Rica’s southwest is home to one of the biggest mangrove reserves in Central America. The Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands house thousands of acres of…

Our Southern Zone Deep Dive is underway!
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Our Southern Zone Deep Dive is underway!

Katherine Stanley - March 26, 2019

Our editorial team is making its first trip of the year – what we hope will be the first of many – to Costa Rica's Southern Zone. During the…

Announcing The Tico Times’ next Deep Dive: Costa Rica’s Southern Zone
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Announcing The Tico Times’ next Deep Dive: Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

Katherine Stanley - February 22, 2019

In late 2018, The Tico Times began something new: taking our entire editorial team on week-long visits to Costa Rican communities far beyond the Central Valley. By…

Bribri Springs Brewery: Bending the craft beer rules in Puerto Viejo
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Bribri Springs Brewery: Bending the craft beer rules in Puerto Viejo

Natalia Díaz - February 4, 2019

Jason Tayler “JT” Ficociello is a happy craft beer brewer. The U.S. expat lives in Puerto Viejo and gets to do what he loves ever since he…

Inside Limón’s plan to develop as a tourist hotspot
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Inside Limón’s plan to develop as a tourist hotspot

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 1, 2019

The president of Limón’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Rubén Acón, wants to bolster the Caribbean city as a top tourism destination in Costa Rica. Their…

Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: ‘Social circus’ helps kids build self-esteem, self-reliance
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: ‘Social circus’ helps kids build self-esteem, self-reliance

Duncan Anderson - January 30, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — Max Barnaby's "Circo Caribe" is a social intervention. Four years ago, The National Program for the Development of the Performing Arts (PROARTE) expressed…

Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Costa Rica free from plastic
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Costa Rica free from plastic

Sandy Sandoval - January 26, 2019

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, single-use plastics – straws, coffee stirrers, bags, bottles and most food packaging – can be synonymous with convenience, but…

The Tico Times’ March print edition: Puerto Viejo, safe travels and more
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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The Tico Times’ March print edition: Puerto Viejo, safe travels and more

Katherine Stanley - January 25, 2019

Our upcoming quarterly Tico Times print edition will put our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive into the hands of readers, explore expert tips for traveling and living safely…

Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Speeding on Route 256 killing animals, reshaping mobility
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Speeding on Route 256 killing animals, reshaping mobility

Duncan Anderson - January 24, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — Upgrades to Route 256 in Limón, the main road stretching 20 kilometers through several South-Caribbean tourist towns, has raised far-reaching questions about the benefits…

Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Surfing the Caribbean’s gnarly waves
Limón
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Limón
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Surfing the Caribbean’s gnarly waves

Manuel Martinez - January 20, 2019

Sunshine, surfing and reggae make Puerto Viejo one of the preferred destinations of many Costa Ricans. There’s something about the Caribbean that makes you relax, and feel at…

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