Alajuela Walking Tours bring city’s secrets to light
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Central Valley
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Alajuela Walking Tours bring city’s secrets to light

Karl Kahler - August 1, 2016

Every city has its secrets, every history its dark side. Scandals! Crimes! Duels! But there are also hidden treasures and heroes. Walking tours of Alajuela with historian…

Santa Ana real estate: Ritzy living, beautiful setting
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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Santa Ana real estate: Ritzy living, beautiful setting

Karl Kahler - July 21, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — In a town once known for onions, the biggest growth industry today appears to be condos. Condominiums for sale, apartments for rent,…

Why historic Santa Ana is Costa Rica’s hottest boomtown
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Activities
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Why historic Santa Ana is Costa Rica’s hottest boomtown

Karl Kahler - July 5, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — Just south of Lindora’s Miami-style “Golden Mile,” past the coming-soon Maserati dealership, the Quizno’s, the Taco Bell and the Caterpillar lot, there’s a…

San José bus tour shows off a surprisingly vibrant, history-rich capital
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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San José bus tour shows off a surprisingly vibrant, history-rich capital

Karl Kahler - April 11, 2016

SAN JOSÉ — As the bus rolled through Barrio Amón, our tour guide pointed out the former home of Costa Rican dictator Federico Tinoco, who seized power…

Heredia: Take a walk on the historic side
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Cityscapes
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Heredia: Take a walk on the historic side

Karl Kahler - September 13, 2015

HEREDIA — While Costa Rica is undoubtedly more famous for natural landscapes than man-made attractions, it doesn’t mean the country is bereft of cosmopolitan offerings. Heredia, a…