Bright Lights Boat Parade inaugurates holiday season in Quepos
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Bright Lights Boat Parade inaugurates holiday season in Quepos

Elizabeth Lang - December 11, 2017

The Bright Lights Boat Parade marked the official kickoff of the holiday season in the Central Pacific town of Quepos on Saturday. The Marina Pez Vela offered…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica hosts World Meeting of Blue Zones
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica hosts World Meeting of Blue Zones

Mónica Quesada - December 8, 2017

Costa Rica hosted the World Meeting of Blue Zones from Nov. 16-18. The event celebrated regions around the world where people exceed the average life expectancy, oftentimes…

Thanksgiving 2017: Where to dine in Costa Rica
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Thanksgiving 2017: Where to dine in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - November 22, 2017

On Thanksgiving Eve, we're happy to share a selection of dinner options awaiting you tomorrow to help you celebrate along with your loved ones. Don’t miss out…

‘Tunnel of Science’ dazzles in Desamparados
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‘Tunnel of Science’ dazzles in Desamparados

Mitzi Stark - November 13, 2017

The Tunnel of Science is a new concept: a traveling museum that brings the very latest in science and technology to countries around the world, and is…

VIDEO: A closer look at ‘Battlefield’ before its Costa Rican premiere
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VIDEO: A closer look at ‘Battlefield’ before its Costa Rican premiere

Katherine Stanley - October 18, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wujGfRevDOE&feature=youtu.be "Battlefield," from acclaimed director Peter Brook, premieres tonight at San José's National Theater. Read our full story here.

‘Slow Food’ fair to offer Costa Rican specialties
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‘Slow Food’ fair to offer Costa Rican specialties

The Tico Times - September 26, 2017

A food fair, free and open to the public, will celebrate Costa Rican examples of the "Slow Food" movement this Friday in western San José. The Mercado de…

Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day Costa Rica 2017
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Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day Costa Rica 2017

Katherine Stanley - September 21, 2017

It's here: World Car Free Day, an excuse to leave your car at home and give San José's choked streets (not to mention its air) a little…

VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions
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VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions

The Tico Times - April 12, 2017

Costa Rica's solemn Holy Week processions are a sight to behold, no matter what your religion. Never attended a Good Friday procession – or have a few years…

A photographer’s love letter to a Costa Rican indigenous community
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A photographer’s love letter to a Costa Rican indigenous community

Karin MacKinnon - March 21, 2017

In many countries throughout the world, including my own native country of Canada, there are indigenous communities living in very remote areas at the margins of mainstream…

2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests
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2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests

Elizabeth Lang - January 4, 2017

A new year is upon us, and a new International Design Festival (FID), with tickets on sale now. Late last year, FID creators Alfredo Enciso and Paco…