After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15
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After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15

The Tico Times - April 8, 2018

The 2018 edition of the International Arts Festival (FIA) kicked off on Friday with national and international artists, particularly visitors from this year's highlighted country, Colombia. Throughout…

PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets
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PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets

Katherine Stanley - March 19, 2018

This year's Transitarte festival brought josefinos to the parks and streets of the east-central section of Costa Rica's capital city for activities ranging from shopping, open-air concerts…

PHOTOS: International Women’s Day March in San José, Costa Rica
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women's rights
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PHOTOS: International Women’s Day March in San José, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 9, 2018

On March 8, women around the globe commemorated the fight to achieve the freedom and liberties many now enjoy and the ongoing challenges facing women. The celebration…

Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - January 8, 2018

Despite the best efforts of many a telescope-wielding nature guide, I fell in love with birds while sitting at my desk in San José, editing a field…

PHOTOS: Carnaval in San José
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PHOTOS: Carnaval in San José

AFP - December 28, 2017

A holiday tradition that returned to the streets of San José in 2016 was back again this year to delight spectators: Carnaval. The parade, which is a…

Horsing around
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Horsing around

The Tico Times - December 26, 2017

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen.

La nave: the joys and mysteries of San José buses
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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La nave: the joys and mysteries of San José buses

Katherine Stanley - September 21, 2017

Recommended: Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day 2017  Every year since I became a mom, I’ve tried to spend one month in the States with…

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

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Costa Rican, U.S. citizen die after small plane crash in Pavas

The Tico Times - September 5, 2017

A Costa Rican woman and a U.S. man have died from the injuries they sustained when a small plane crashed in San José early Tuesday morning, according to the…

Renovation of Hotel Costa Rica sparks criticism
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Business
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Renovation of Hotel Costa Rica sparks criticism

L. Arias - June 8, 2017

The ongoing renovation of the Gran Hotel Costa Rica, one of the most iconic buildings in downtown San José, has elicite outrage from citizens, architects, and others…