Can’t-miss events for a truly Costa Rican Christmas
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Can’t-miss events for a truly Costa Rican Christmas

Amanda Zúñiga - December 18, 2015

In a sea of lights, carols and holiday shoppers, there's no doubt that Christmas is just about here in Costa Rica. But if you're new to the…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s National Horse Parade attracts thousands to nation’s capital
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s National Horse Parade attracts thousands to nation’s capital

L. Arias - December 26, 2014

More than 3,000 horse riders gathered punctually at noon on Friday to begin the 3-kilometer course of Costa Rica’s National Horse Parade, or Tope Nacional. It began at Plaza Víquez, just…

Bullfights, 80s music, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Bullfights, 80s music, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - December 26, 2014

Fiestas de Zapote The final week of a Costa Rican year is a bipolar period – on the one hand, shops close their doors and employees take…

Costa Rica’s capital is ready for holiday celebrations
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Costa Rica’s capital is ready for holiday celebrations

L. Arias - December 25, 2014

Christmas and year-end celebrations in Costa Rica involve activities all across the country, but some of the most popular events take place in San José. In the…

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Bullfighting Costa Rica-style and a carnival atmosphere at the Fiestas de Zapote

Corey Kane - December 27, 2013

In the ring, a crowd of more than 100 mostly young men enclosed in a semicircle crept towards an orange gate. The announcer’s voice filled the wooden…

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