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Fourth of July, school vacation romps, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Fourth of July, school vacation romps, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - July 3, 2015

American Colony Fourth of July Picnic It's the biggest U.S. Independence celebration in Costa Rica, and it's turning 55: The traditional picnic takes place every year to mark the Fourth,…

World Cup caused a drop in hotel occupancy during mid-year vacations, survey shows
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Business
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World Cup caused a drop in hotel occupancy during mid-year vacations, survey shows

L. Arias - July 28, 2014

Just over half of hotel rooms in Costa Rica were occupied during the first two weeks of this month, when most Ticos enjoyed mid-year vacations. Average occupancy…

For museum campers, history comes to life
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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For museum campers, history comes to life

Mitzi Stark - July 23, 2014

School vacations are a time for camping, sleepovers with friends, and visits to museums.  In Alajuela this year, kids were able to do all three together.  The…

‘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…