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Tuesday, 25 February 2020 13:05

San Carlos, more than just La Fortuna

I was born in San Carlos, this is my home. Many times I have been told by people that they visited this place and that they liked it a lot, but during the conversation, I realize that they didn’t get to know San Carlos, but that they just have been in La Fortuna, close to the Arenal Volcano.

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Thursday, 20 February 2020 10:22

Holidays and cultural festivals in Costa Rica

Throughout the whole year, there are many cultural festivals celebrated in Costa Rica. In this blog, we want to tell you about the most important ones in every month.

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Friday, 31 January 2020 08:00

The top 5 coffee tours in Costa Rica

Coffee is an important good in Costa Rica and has a long history, as the coffee was the first export good and helped the economy immensely.

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Wednesday, 29 January 2020 08:00

Top 5 unique cultural experiences in Costa Rica

Visiting a country like Costa Rica and not feeling the love and sympathy of its people is something impossible. The Ticos are very friendly and happy people, who will make your stay very special. But to be this way, there has to be a history, and that’s why I’m going to tell you a little bit about the culture and lifestyle of the Ticos, so we can understand a little bit better where their personality comes from.

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Friday, 27 December 2019 07:00

The indigenous culture Bribri

For me visiting an indigenous community is always fascinating. They are a living culture, endemic settlers, without human mergers, maintaining ancestral traditions. Every time I visit one, I’m leaving with something unique I’ve learned and I understand even more how valuable they are and the respect and admiration I have for them.

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The day of the Dead or Halloween is celebrated all around the world with costumes of ghosts, witches or characters of different movies, colorful masks, and endless ideas for creative decoration to celebrate this day. But here in Costa Rica, we have another tradition. On October 31, we celebrate the National Day of the Masquerades!

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Wednesday, 04 September 2019 08:30

5 things to do in Puriscal

If you decide to visit the town of Puriscal I share with you some good stuff you can plan for a day visit or even if you pass by (besides of course eating the best Chicharrones ever), so you can discover Puriscal during your stay.

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019 08:00

The thrilling days of the Tico yesteryear

I went out to find food ingredients used in the days of old that are no longer common in the most typical dishes of the Costa Rican gastronomy. I found various fruits, roots, and vegetables all used in different recipes and home remedies; but this quest had a different outcome of what I had expected.

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Friday, 08 February 2019 08:02

The crazy cheesemaker of Turrialba

There is a unique character in Turrialba you have to meet, of course, if you are a cheese lover this is the place to go!

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018 08:06

Escazú: The Folklore Guardian

I know Halloween is over! But it's hard for me to accept how underestimated this celebration has become. I love monsters and everything related, so I did a quest to find where Ghouls, Ghosts and Witches hide after the trick or treating candy-hangover is over. The best place to start is Escazú; commonly known as the "City of Witches".

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