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Pic of the Day: A red-eyed tree frog in Bijagua, Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day: A red-eyed tree frog in Bijagua, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 11, 2019

Hoppy Wednesday, everyone! The red-eyed tree frog has become a Costa Rican icon as a result of its ubiquity and beauty. They are nocturnal, so your best…

Pic of the Day: The golden orb weaver spider
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: The golden orb weaver spider

The Tico Times - December 10, 2019

Despite being completely non-threatening to humans, the golden orb weaver spider has acid-yellow spots and pincer-like legs, and can grow as broad as a human fist. In…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s magical Río Celeste
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s magical Río Celeste

The Tico Times - December 8, 2019

It's called Río Celeste for a reason. Tenorio Volcano National Park is home to this stunning waterfall and vivid blue river.  The water is so blue, you’ll…

Pic of the Day: Old meets new in Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Old meets new in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 30, 2019

The 1970s were a period of significant change in Costa Rica. We described the busy decade in our 50th anniversary edition: The ’70s brought the Inter-American Human…

Pic of the Day: Sunset over Manuel Antonio
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Pic of the Day: Sunset over Manuel Antonio

Nate Doughty - November 15, 2019

Manuel Antonio National Park is among the most popular destinations in Costa Rica, and for good reason. Visitors to the national park will almost certainly see monkeys…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s beautiful Nicoya Peninsula
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s beautiful Nicoya Peninsula

The Tico Times - November 13, 2019

Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula is worth the challenge. The roads are sometimes better suited for ATVs than cars, and some communities still rely on tanker trucks for…

Pic of the Day: Another beautiful morning in Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day: Another beautiful morning in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 2, 2019

Good morning from Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste. It’s another beautiful morning in Costa Rica! Have a wonderful day.

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s Isla Nublar (aka Cocos Island)
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s Isla Nublar (aka Cocos Island)

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 18, 2019

Isla Nublar, the setting for much of the "Jurassic Park" series, is unfortunately not a real Costa Rican island. Cocos Island, though, is very much real. Located…

Sittin’ by the dock of the Golfo
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Sittin’ by the dock of the Golfo

Katherine Stanley - March 27, 2019

Our Southern Zone Deep Dive continues, with our journalists getting in touch with the cultural heritage of San Vito, exploring the mangroves of Sierpe by night, basking…

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

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