4 life lessons best learned by living abroad
Lifestyle
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Lifestyle
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4 life lessons best learned by living abroad

Katherine Stanley - October 11, 2017

Based on remarks to wonderful staff members, volunteers and friends of AFS Costa Rica in San José on Sept. 29. I’ve spent a number of years and…

Costa Rica, The Quiz: Part II
Maeology
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Maeology
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Costa Rica, The Quiz: Part II

Shannon Farley - October 2, 2017

It's a big day for our "Maeology" column, which celebrates language and culture in Costa Rica: our first guest post! When Atenas-based writer and Tico Times reader…

A room of our own: Costa Rican choteo and Virginia Woolf
Love in Translation
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Love in Translation
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A room of our own: Costa Rican choteo and Virginia Woolf

Katherine Stanley - May 9, 2017

See also: Costa Rica is for lovers - the affectionate language of daily life When I worked in English-language education and visited an advanced young-adult class in…

Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering
Artists
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Artists
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Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering

Elizabeth Lang - January 12, 2017

Part Three of a four-part series. Read Part One here and Part Two here. Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a…

The Tico Times’ second book pays homage to Costa Rican life and language
Artists
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Artists
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The Tico Times’ second book pays homage to Costa Rican life and language

Jill Replogle - December 5, 2016

The Tico Times Publications Group is pleased to announce that its second book, “Love in Translation: Letters to my Costa Rican Daughter,” is now available worldwide. The…

5 questions for Costa Rican DJ Esteban Howell
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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5 questions for Costa Rican DJ Esteban Howell

Amanda Zúñiga - May 22, 2016

DJ Esteban Howell has come a long way since his piano lessons as a kid. After performing in music venues across Central America and Mexico over the last 15 years, he has become one of…

Costa Rica’s 2015 National Culture Award winners
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s 2015 National Culture Award winners

Amanda Zúñiga - January 30, 2016

The recipients of this year's Costa Rican National Culture Awards were announced Jan. 18 by the Ministry of Culture and Youth, and ran the gamut from a literary…