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Correos de Costa Rica confirms reactivation of international mail service
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Correos de Costa Rica confirms reactivation of international mail service

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 17, 2020

Correos de Costa Rica announced this week the reactivation of its international mail service to several key locations. "As of today, September 15, international mail service is…

An oasis for Costa Rica expats in downtown San José
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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An oasis for Costa Rica expats in downtown San José

Christopher Howard - October 10, 2019

From the 1980s through the early 2000s, San José was an epicenter of entertainment and nightlife for both Costa Ricans and expats. During those days, the expat…

The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain
Maeology
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Maeology
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The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain

The Tico Times - November 14, 2017

It was still pitch black when I sat up in bed, thoroughly annoyed. “What is that damned noise?” I asked my husband, on whom the incredible din…

5 questions for US photographer David Flynn
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for US photographer David Flynn

The Tico Times - October 8, 2017

A love of photography has always been a constant for David Flynn, whose passion is using vibrant colors to capturing ephemeral moments and showcase human dignity. However,…

La nave: the joys and mysteries of San José buses
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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La nave: the joys and mysteries of San José buses

The Tico Times - September 21, 2017

Recommended: Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day 2017  Every year since I became a mom, I’ve tried to spend one month in the States with…

Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?

The Tico Times - September 13, 2017

See also: You can't speak Spanish without huevos What’s the sound of one hand clapping? In Costa Rica, it’s a delicious little snap-snap-snap made by holding the…

The day I rode my bicycle to see the president
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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The day I rode my bicycle to see the president

Marshall Cobb - June 12, 2017

Recommended: To pave or not to pave? Monteverde's ongoing roadway saga I previously invested the time to document at least part of the background of the famous, perhaps infamous,…

UPDATED – Reversing a vasectomy in Costa Rica: I’ll try anything once
Expats
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Expats
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UPDATED – Reversing a vasectomy in Costa Rica: I’ll try anything once

Damon Mitchell - April 18, 2017

SAN RAFAEL, Costa Rica — Four years, one month and 10 days after my wife and I moved from Los Angeles to Costa Rica, and well after…

5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - November 6, 2016

Mary Smathers grew up and spent her entire life in the San Francisco Bay Area. On a trip to Costa Rica, however, she and her husband fell in love…

If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this
Business
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Business
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If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this

Stanley Foodman - September 30, 2016

Thinking about giving up your U.S. citizenship pending the results of the presidential election in November? Concerned because you have been an “expat” for a long time…