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Why you can’t watch ‘The West Wing’ in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 26, 2015

So, you’ve moved to Costa Rica and realized there’s nothing to watch. The novelty of “Combate” has run thin, reruns of “El Chavo del 8” have gotten…

Here’s why you shouldn’t miss Costa Rica’s International Book Fair
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Here’s why you shouldn’t miss Costa Rica’s International Book Fair

The Tico Times - August 20, 2014

Authors are always griping about how ebooks and video games threaten to destroy the publishing industry, but this week, San José will be absolutely flooded with genuine…

Newsletter
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‘Thor’ actor Chris Hemsworth takes Ice Bucket Challenge during Costa Rica vacation

The Tico Times - August 19, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASg8PKxGDoM A big screen superhero, an ex-Playboy bunny and an Oscar-winning superstar all spent part of the summer vacation in Costa Rica. The Immigration Administration told the daily La…

‘Nabucco’ brings Verdi’s epic to life
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Nabucco’ brings Verdi’s epic to life

The Tico Times - August 6, 2014

“Nabucco” is an opera of biblical proportions: Scenes unfold in massive temples and legendary cities. Judean priests share the stage with armored Babylonian soldiers, flanked by crowds…

Dinosaurs invade the Children’s Museum
Lizard wizardry
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Lizard wizardry
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Dinosaurs invade the Children’s Museum

The Tico Times - July 20, 2014

If you ever want to make your kids frantically excited, just tell them this: The Children’s Museum in San José now has an enormous Tyrannosaurus Rex that…

‘Inframundo de Athan’ is an entertaining journey to the underworld
Amusement Parks
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Amusement Parks
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‘Inframundo de Athan’ is an entertaining journey to the underworld

The Tico Times - July 6, 2014

“For whom is the funhouse fun?”                                    – John Barth, “Lost in the Funhouse” When I first watched the commercial for “Inframundo de Athan,” I knew I…

4th of July Picnic, Pride Parade, Calypso Festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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4th of July Picnic, Pride Parade, Calypso Festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 27, 2014

Fourth of July Picnic Hot dogs! Games! “The Star-Spangled Banner”! Celebrate Independence Day with the U.S. expat community on the grassy outskirts of San José. Hosted by…

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio talks about illegal fishing in Costa Rica’s Cocos Island
Crime
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Crime
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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio talks about illegal fishing in Costa Rica’s Cocos Island

The Tico Times - June 18, 2014

Costa Rica's Cocos Island, known as the “most beautiful” island in the world, served as as dramatic illustration for actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio’s call for greater…