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How a cowboy saved me $30,000 in Costa Rica
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How a cowboy saved me $30,000 in Costa Rica

Marshall Cobb - December 7, 2017

One of the questions we posted to the panelists for our Insiders' Guide to the Perfect Costa Rican Trip, available now in our High Season Print Edition,…

Despite its dark past, Medellín, Colombia, remains one of Latin America’s great cities
culture
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culture
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Despite its dark past, Medellín, Colombia, remains one of Latin America’s great cities

The Tico Times - March 20, 2017

MEDELLÍN, Colombia – People here sing when they speak. That iconic paisa accent, which extends the final syllables of given sentences or phrases, puts a charming twist on…

Caliche’s Wishbone in Jacó is a seafood paradise for the hungry surfer
Central Pacific Coast
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Central Pacific Coast
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Caliche’s Wishbone in Jacó is a seafood paradise for the hungry surfer

The Tico Times - February 20, 2017

JACÓ, Puntarenas — The first thing you notice in Caliche's Wishbone, located smack-dab in the middle of Jacó's main street, is all the signed surfboards decorating the…

Editorial
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Café Rojo: And here the twain shall meet

The Tico Times - February 5, 2015

Café Rojo is cute. The red sign hanging from the iron gate is cute. The one-room dining room is cute. Slatted wood tables out front are cute.…

Tourism
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Urban bus tour celebrates San José

The Tico Times - January 20, 2015

“When you’re on vacation,” says Andrés Oreamuno, “you want to take the most advantage of your time. You don’t want to waste a minute.” So Oreamuno came…

Eight official rules for getting your free refill at McDonald’s
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Travel Tips
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Eight official rules for getting your free refill at McDonald’s

The Tico Times - January 19, 2015

If you're from the U.S. or Canada, you likely understand the concept of  free refills quite well. You order a soft drink. When you've finished, you can…