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Prepare to party: Costa Rica readies for Fiestas de Palmares 2020
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Prepare to party: Costa Rica readies for Fiestas de Palmares 2020

The Tico Times - January 14, 2020

Each year in January, Ticos descend on the sleepy coffee town of Palmares, northwest of San José, for the country’s most rowdy fiesta. Palmares hosts a traditional…

The Good Witches of Puntarenas Costa Rica
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The Good Witches of Puntarenas Costa Rica

Todd Staley - November 27, 2019

Last March, television fishing host and lure designer Larry Dahlberg spent five days in Puntarenas with MakeLure President Mike Faupel and Brad Roberts, a well-known lure maker,…

Costa Rica prepares for 50th anniversary of Fiestas de Zapote
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Costa Rica prepares for 50th anniversary of Fiestas de Zapote

The Tico Times - November 12, 2019

In December, Costa Rica will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its iconic Fiestas de Zapote. The week-long celebration — part carnival, part parade and part Tico-style bullfight…

Commemorate Remembrance and Veterans Day in Costa Rica
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Commemorate Remembrance and Veterans Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 6, 2019

On Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., the Escazú Christian Fellowship, in collaboration with several Embassies, will host a service to commemorate Remembrance Day and Veterans…

Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019
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Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019

The Tico Times - May 13, 2019

For those who live here, Costa Rica is about more than its rainforests and beaches. Here are arts- and culture-themed events occurring across Costa Rica in the…

Commemorate Remembrance and Veteran’s Day in Costa Rica
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Commemorate Remembrance and Veteran’s Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 2, 2018

On Sunday Nov. 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., the Escazú Christian Fellowship will host a service to commemorate Remembrance Day and Veterans’ Day in Costa Rica. The…

What to do this Valentine’s Day
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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What to do this Valentine’s Day

The Tico Times - February 9, 2017

Valentine’s Day, or el Día del Amor y la Amistad in Costa Rica, is right around the corner – and as usual, a wide range of hotels…

VIDEO: San José politicians, residents forego cars on World Car Free Day
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VIDEO: San José politicians, residents forego cars on World Car Free Day

Rebecca Males - September 23, 2016

Roads and highways in and around San José, Costa Rica were perhaps a bit less clogged on Sept. 22 as politicians, diplomats and residents took up the…

American Colony to host 56th annual U.S. Independence Day picnic on Sunday
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American Colony to host 56th annual U.S. Independence Day picnic on Sunday

The Tico Times - June 28, 2016

For one day out of the year U.S. citizens and their Tico friends and families have a reasonable excuse to pig out on hot dogs, drink beer before…

Guanacaste Surf Circuit crowns winners
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Guanacaste Surf Circuit crowns winners

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 17, 2016

PLAYA NEGRA, Guanacaste -- One quick look around the staging area at the Playa Negra date of the Guanacaste Surf Circuit (Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf  — CGS),…

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