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Tico Times #TBT: Mid-1920s Costa Rican air mail postage stamp
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Tico Times #TBT: Mid-1920s Costa Rican air mail postage stamp

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 11, 2019

The first commercial flight in Costa Rica occurred on December 29, 1928, when a Pan American airplane landed in La Sabana. Over the following decades, the aviation…

Throwback Thursday
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Tico Times #TBT: A 1947 documentary of Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 4, 2019

It's Throwback Thursday, which means we take a look at Costa Rica's past. The nine-minute documentary showcases life in Costa Rica in the 1940s, as viewed through…

Tico Times #TBT: The earthquake that rattled Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast
Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT: The earthquake that rattled Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast

The Tico Times - March 28, 2019

In the early hours of April 22, 1991, a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck the Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica and Panama. Costa Rica’s strongest earthquake of all time…

Tico Times #TBT: Memories of Costa Rica
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Tico Times #TBT: Memories of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 7, 2019

It’s hard to explain to people back home that Costa Rica doesn’t have a postal system quite like other countries. How many times has a friend insisted…

Throwback Thursday: Electric car
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Electric car

The Tico Times - February 28, 2019

The Costa Rican government announced its plan to fully decarbonize the economy by 2050 this Sunday. A big part of their plan involves electrifying the public and…

Dining & Nightlife
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Throwback Thursday: Making cocktails with Cacique

The Tico Times - February 14, 2019

In this Throwback Thursday we revisit one of our classic videos on how to make cocktails with Costa Rica's classic spirit: Cacique. Join Liz Furlong as she…

Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Pocho the crocodile funeral

The Tico Times - January 17, 2019

This article was originally published on Oct. 17, 2011 The final time Chito and Pocho took center stage seemed no less stirring, hard-to-believe and ridiculous than the…

Throwback Thursday: Bulls from 1981
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Bulls from 1981

The Tico Times - December 27, 2018

Las Fiestas de Zapote kicked off this week and that means rides, food and bulls. We looked through our archives and found some photos of a bullring…

Throwback Thursday: Roosevelt’s fishing trip to Isla del Coco
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Roosevelt’s fishing trip to Isla del Coco

The Tico Times - December 20, 2018

Did you know that U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Costa Rica's Isla del Coco? Thanks to Larry Chastain we were able to get and digitize these photos about…

Throwback Thursday: Thanksgiving recipes with a Tico Twist
Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving
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Throwback Thursday: Thanksgiving recipes with a Tico Twist

Marco González - November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving, or acción de gracias in Spanish, is an all-American tradition that has made its way into the heart of Costa Rica. A large number of U.S.…

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