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How to deal with street harassment in Costa Rica
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How to deal with street harassment in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 29, 2019

What's the best way to respond to street harassment in Costa Rica? Many people, hearing catcalls that make them uncomfortable or even scarier situations, have grappled with…

Costa Rica safe travel tips: The ultimate travel hack to prevent beach theft
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Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica safe travel tips: The ultimate travel hack to prevent beach theft

The Tico Times - March 28, 2019

As part of our March Print Edition and in support of our redoubled efforts to provide readers with useful information about safety in Costa Rica, we consulted…

Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot
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Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot

The Tico Times - March 26, 2019

Traveling in Costa Rica is one of life’s great privileges, and The Tico Times has been proud to inspire, guide and report on hundreds of thousands of…

How to: Driver’s licenses in Costa Rica
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Living in Costa Rica
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How to: Driver’s licenses in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 23, 2018

Here at The Tico Times, we regularly see the amazing natural beauty that brings millions of tourists (and many new residents) to Costa Rica each year. We…

Thanksgiving in Costa Rica was a long time coming
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Thanksgiving in Costa Rica was a long time coming

Rebecca Kimitch - November 22, 2018

For Thanksgiving 2018 we're looking back on a 2005 piece that, in turn, looked back on Thanksgivings past in Costa Rica. This year, even fresh cranberries were…

Tips for meaningful travel in Costa Rica
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Travel & Tourism
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Tips for meaningful travel in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 7, 2018

Like many who have visited the country, Ann Becker fell in love with Costa Rica when she vacationed here in 2005. Since then, Becker has dedicated her…

Tico Times Shade: COSEVI is ‘Frustra Vida,’ not ‘Pura Vida’
Tico Times Shade
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Tico Times Shade
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Tico Times Shade: COSEVI is ‘Frustra Vida,’ not ‘Pura Vida’

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 27, 2018

STILL WAITING IN LINE AT COSEVI — It truly is a remarkable feat to create a service that is an objectively worse experience than a trip to the…

Education in Costa Rica: What are the School Options?
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Welcome to Costa Rica
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Education in Costa Rica: What are the School Options?

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - October 15, 2018

Moving is a tremendous process; moving countries is an even bigger emotional, financial and physical challenge. Taking the risk to create new memories and start afresh is…

3 attractive areas for expat living in Costa Rica
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Moving to Costa Rica
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3 attractive areas for expat living in Costa Rica

Phoebe Conner - June 19, 2018

Costa Rica is a surprisingly diverse country for its size, with tropical rainforests, mountainous regions and of course, breathtaking coastlines. With the famous ‘pura vida’ lifestyle and…

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