Why We Chose to Raise Our Kids Outside of the U.S.

When I was a child, I dreamt of far-away places in the world that I would one day see. I never considered that I...

12 Innovative Wedding Flower Ideas To Leave You Stunned

You can’t imagine your wedding ceremony aisle or reception décor without thinking the flowers. A perfect decoration is what wow your guests and you need to...

6 Ways You Know It’s Time for Christmas in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, like any other place on the planet, has it's own quirky ways to let you know it's that time of year again:...

Dario Chinchilla’s work seeks improvement in solar energy use

Science bases itself in evolution, and evolution brings development to society, whether is human or not. When we think of science, we think of...

Toronto to Costa Rica for Valentine’s Day? $299 Roundtrip after Taxes

Update: Looks like Feb 20-27 is also available.  Reading week isn’t it? —————- Not a bad Valentine’s gift! Here’s how to find it… 1. http://www.flightnetwork.com/ 2. Search for a flight...

¡Sí Señor!  Aqui Hablamos Español

Let's Celebrate Our Language On this day, April 23, speakers of Spanish around the world celebrate "El Día del Idioma Español". It is a tribute...

English-Spanish Cognates (Part II)

Read Part I at: https://thecostaricanews.com/english-spanish-cognates-part-i/ As we explained in a previous issue, cognates are words or phrases that not only look similar between 2 languages,...

A National Hero’s Memory

Our memorable Juan Santamaría This great hero was born in 1831, in Alajuela. He was the son of Manuela Santamaría....

Costa Rica Will Hold the International Book Fair 2018

The International Book Fair of Costa Rica 2018 (FILCR18) will be held from August 24th to September 2nd, in the Vieja Aduana complex. This...

Fall In Love with Your City All Over Again

Costa Rica’s capital brings back a beloved weekly festival. Costa Rica’s Ministry of Culture and Youth (MCJ) will be bringing back Enamorarte de tu ciudad,...
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