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Watch: Police chase interrupts video crew filming in San José
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Watch: Police chase interrupts video crew filming in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 15, 2019

A video shot at Costa Rica's Parque de la Democracia in San José has gone viral. If you haven't watched it for yourself, it's worth 30 seconds…

World Tourism Day in San José: Visiting some of the city’s best attractions
San Jose
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San Jose
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World Tourism Day in San José: Visiting some of the city’s best attractions

Nate Doughty - October 2, 2019

The Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM), which contains the capital of San José, is the most densely populated area in Costa Rica. We've covered fun things to do there…

Costa Rica initiative aims to create greener cities
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica initiative aims to create greener cities

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2019

A new Costa Rican initiative aims to improve quality of life by protecting and promoting green spaces in the country’s biggest cities. The Biodiver_City Project, a partnership…

Free cultural tours of San José on Wednesday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Free cultural tours of San José on Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 8, 2019

In honor of the mid-year vacations being observed in public schools across the country, a number of San José museums, art galleries and cultural centers will open…

Photos: Go Skateboarding Day in Costa Rica
Other Sports
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Other Sports
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Photos: Go Skateboarding Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 23, 2019

Friday was worldwide Go Skateboarding Day, and skateboarders in Costa Rica were happy to oblige. Here are our favorite photos of skateboarders in San José on June…

Can it still be agua de sapo if El Portón Rojo mixes it with rum?
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Can it still be agua de sapo if El Portón Rojo mixes it with rum?

Natalia Díaz - December 2, 2018

I sat down to eat pizza at El Portón Rojo (200 meters east and 75 south from Arenas store, at Los Yoses) and ordered my usual pizza…

Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail
Drinks
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Drinks
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Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail

Natalia Díaz - August 31, 2018

  I set out to get coffee at Franco with some friends, but the afternoon heat was so intense that all I could think of was to drink…

Off the eaten path: Coconut
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Coconut

William Ayre - August 31, 2018

In North America we like to use the phrase “Chinese food” quite broadly: it’s a general term when discussing this kind of food, or foods that we…

Off the eaten path: Ban Mee
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Ban Mee

William Ayre - August 18, 2018

You might not expect to find an authentic Vietnamese restaurant tucked away on Calle 38 in Paseo Colon, near the heart of San Jose. But there it…

Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - July 17, 2018

See Part 1 of this series: Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José We continue this month with a look at five more birds that are…

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