Reader photos: Beauty at Jacó Beach
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Reader photos: Beauty at Jacó Beach

The Tico Times - January 19, 2019

At The Tico Times, we love great photos of Costa Rica. Share your favorite original photos with us at: alejandro@ticotimes.net.  Reader Naomi shared with us these photos of Jacó, Puntarenas.…

Pic of the Day: One of the world’s finest boutique hotels
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Pic of the Day: One of the world’s finest boutique hotels

The Tico Times - January 15, 2019

Costa Rica's own Blue River Resort & Hot Springs was recently named the America’s Best Family Hotel and the World’s Best Family Hotel. Check out more about…

Reader Photos: Rainbow over San José, Costa Rica
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Reader Photos: Rainbow over San José, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 12, 2019

Costa Rica is beautiful, and we love when readers share their photos with us. Send some our way: alejandro@ticotimes.net.  Reader Marc Durso e-mailed The Tico Times some of…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica opposing Nicolás Maduro
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica opposing Nicolás Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - January 10, 2019

Costa Rica joined a dozen other nations of the Lima Group this week in saying it will not recognize the Venezuelan government under Nicolás Maduro. The Lima…

Photos: Costa Rica’s fantastic flora
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Photos: Costa Rica’s fantastic flora

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 9, 2019

Despite its size, Costa Rica contains more than 5 percent of the world's biodiversity. Reader Megan M. captured some of that biodiversity during a recent walk near…

Pic of the Day: Sunset over Jacó
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Pic of the Day: Sunset over Jacó

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 5, 2019

Preciosa Johnson captured these stunning photos of a recent sunset over the Pacific Ocean in Jacó, Puntarenas. [caption id="attachment_122516" align="alignnone" width="3024"] Courtesy Preciosa Johnson.[/caption] "It was my…

Pic of the Day: Rainbow over Santo Domingo
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Pic of the Day: Rainbow over Santo Domingo

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 22, 2018

SANTO DOMINGO, Heredia — Sunshine turned to cloudiness and a light rain Friday afternoon, but the result was a brilliant (but brief) rainbow over Costa Rica.

On top of the world at Chirripó
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Chirripó
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On top of the world at Chirripó

The Tico Times - November 29, 2018

The following is an excerpt from a Tico Times feature on Cerro Chirripó, Costa Rica's tallest mountain. Indigenous groups who lived in the shadow of Chirripó allegedly…

The history of chifrijo
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The history of chifrijo

Alissa Grosskopf - November 12, 2018

The owner of Cordero's Bar claims to have invented the legendary chifrijo. Want to learn more about the popular Costa Rican dish's history? Read here: http://www.ticotimes.net/2018/11/09/off-the-eaten-path-corderos-bar

Slothy Sunday
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Slothy Sunday

Alissa Grosskopf - November 11, 2018

There is nothing better than a lazy – or should I say slothy – Sunday, enjoying some food in between naps. Check out our story about the 2018 Sloth…