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Pic of the Day: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Costa Rica
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 13, 2019

It’s that time of the year again – when there is absolutely no chance of a white Christmas in Costa Rica. But, of course, the spirit of…

Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?
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Uncategorized
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Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - December 25, 2018

This article was originally published on Dec. 22, 2014. I wrote last time about the luxuries of a Costa Rican Christmas, but I recently realized that my…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Dec. 24, 2018

The Tico Times - December 24, 2018

It's Christmastime in Costa Rica. 🎄🇨🇷🎄 In this special weekly digest, we talk about some end-of-year Costa Rican traditions and introduce you to the newest Tico Times family…

Around the world in a Costa Rica Nativity scene
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Around the world in a Costa Rica Nativity scene

Elizabeth Lang - December 24, 2018

At Christmas time in Costa Rica, Nativity scenes, or portales, come in all different shapes and sizes, with just as many variations in the way they are…

The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps
Holidays
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Holidays
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The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps

The Tico Times - December 24, 2018

In Costa Rica, we don’t have sleigh rides or the white Christmases of movie fame – but we do have celebrations filled with delicious food and drinks,…

PHOTOS: Carnaval in San José
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: Carnaval in San José

AFP - December 28, 2017

A holiday tradition that returned to the streets of San José in 2016 was back again this year to delight spectators: Carnaval. The parade, which is a…

Merry Christmas!
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Merry Christmas!

The Tico Times - December 25, 2017

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen.

A Costa Rica Christmas Tamal With Your Coffee
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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A Costa Rica Christmas Tamal With Your Coffee

The Tico Times - December 19, 2017

"In Europe and the USA it's the sound of Wham and Mariah Carey," writes contributor Kristel Segeren. "In Costa Rica it's the smell of tamales - nicely…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s Festival of Light
Holidays
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Holidays
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s Festival of Light

AFP - December 17, 2017

Costa Rica's traditional Festival de la Luz, a holiday parade through the heart of San José, filled the capital with holiday spirit on Saturday. This year's winner:…

Give green in Costa Rica: holiday gifts that will live on all year
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Give green in Costa Rica: holiday gifts that will live on all year

Ed Bernhardt - December 16, 2017

A warm holiday greeting from the garden to all our readers. Another year has come to an end, and it’s time to celebrate and give thanks. Here…