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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
Travel Tips
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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…