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A journey through chocolate history in the heart of San José
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Chocolate Tours
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A journey through chocolate history in the heart of San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 3, 2020

On the second floor of a building in historic Barrio Otoya, San José, you can travel through time. Here, in one of San José's oldest neighborhoods, Botánica…

PHOTOS: The 2019 Festival de la Luz in San José
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News
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PHOTOS: The 2019 Festival de la Luz in San José

Nate Doughty - December 15, 2019

The holiday season was in full swing Saturday night during the Festival de la Luz in San José, where thousands of Ticos gathered to watch lively performers,…

TBT: San José of decades past
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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TBT: San José of decades past

The Tico Times - October 31, 2019

Before it became the park we know today, La Sabana was Costa Rica's first international airport. This photo shows what that looked like — and just how…

Water will be out for thousands Wednesday in San José area
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Costa Rica
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Water will be out for thousands Wednesday in San José area

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Thousands of people will temporarily be without water Wednesday while work is done at the Costa Rican Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) facilities in Tres Ríos, Cartago. The outage…

Photos: Inside the Museum of Costa Rican Art in San José
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Photos: Inside the Museum of Costa Rican Art in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 25, 2019

An oasis of green in San José, La Sabana is the perfect place to catch a breath of fresh air in Costa Rica's largest city. The urban…

Costa Rica 101: Visiting Feria Verde
Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101: Visiting Feria Verde

The Tico Times - October 16, 2019

Costa Rica is replete with farmers markets. Dozens of towns across Costa Rica have weekend farmers markets, or ferias del agricultor, where farmers sell fresh fruit and…

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
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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…