Wild myths: Costa Rican animal legends
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Wild myths: Costa Rican animal legends

Lindsay Fendt - January 4, 2018

Long before hordes of tourists and biologists began flocking to Costa Rica for its amazing biodiversity, the country’s native peoples were the area’s first wildlife experts. Through close…

PHOTOS: A walk in Cahuita National Park
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Activities
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PHOTOS: A walk in Cahuita National Park

Kristel Segeren - September 28, 2017

Recommended: PHOTOS - Celebrating independence in Limón When you think of Costa Rica's Caribbean shores, things like a laid-back vibe, coconut dishes and calypso might pop up…

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?

Katherine Stanley - 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…

PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see

Lindsay Fendt - September 11, 2017

There was a time, not so long ago, when sloths were not considered adorable. That time has now passed and here at The Tico Times we want to…

The Annual Whales and Dolphin Festival 2017
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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The Annual Whales and Dolphin Festival 2017

The Tico Times - August 15, 2017

It’s almost September now, so you still have time to book your trip to Bahia Ballena. The month of September is the perfect time to visit this…

Costa Rica present at British birdwatching fair
Birds
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Birds
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Costa Rica present at British birdwatching fair

The Tico Times - August 14, 2017

Birdwatching Central America and Operador Latino created a project with the name “Central America Birding Trail”. This fantastic initiative will be presented at the British Birdwatching Fair…

Bird Observatory to receive Country Brand
Latin America
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Latin America
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Bird Observatory to receive Country Brand

The Tico Times - August 11, 2017

The Costa Rican Bird Observatory (CRBO) organization received the “Essential Costa Rica” Certification from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute. This makes CRBO the first environmental ONG to…

Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany
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Airlines
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Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany

L. Arias - July 14, 2017

German carrier Lufthansa announced that it will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica twice a week starting on March 29, 2018. The flights will depart from…

Only half of Costa Rica’s roadway network is in good condition, study finds
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Only half of Costa Rica’s roadway network is in good condition, study finds

L. Arias - July 13, 2017

The percentage of Costa Rican roads in good condition increased over the past two years, the University of Costa Rica's National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models…

Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes
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Costa Rica
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Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

Experts from the National Seismological Network (RSN) confirmed the presence of lava in the Turrialba and Poás volcanoes during on-the-ground inspections conducted this week. Vulcanologists and geologists…