A Place for Space: A Look at the Parks and Plazas of San Jose

What do parks say about the city in which they are found? What do they say about the people who visit? For as long as...

Top 7 Tattoo Parlors in the Central Valley

July 17th Was National Tattoo Day in the United States, but Who Says We Can’t Celebrate in Costa Rica?We've rounded up some of the...

Costa Rica Has Top Score for Region in Global Peace Index 2015

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Institute for Economics & Peace measures peace at the global and national levels to rank and access...

Rugby in Costa Rica: More than Bodily Strength

Yes. There is rugby in Costa Rica. But...is it here to stay? In last five years, at least seven new Rugby teams have sprung up...

Semana Santa in Costa Rica – Celebrating Holy Week

There are approximately 3.2 million Roman Catholics in Costa Rica; which is about 76% of the total population. So for Costa Ricans, religious celebrations...

Learn About ‘Pura Vida’: How to Use It and Where It Came From

If you are going to visit Costa Rica and you want to learn the local Spanish language, it's easier than you think. In fact,...

Puntarenas Residents Choose to Rename the Canton of Aguirre to Quepos

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Aguirre, the sixth canton of the province of Puntarenas, has decided to change its name and return 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:...

UC Berkeley Rules: Costa Rica is the Happiest Nation on Earth

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In their online course “The Science of Happiness”, UC Berkeley measured the subjective happiness of more than 40,000...

Legalizing Drugs: Costa Rica and the World Moving Towards Policy Reform

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - It’s exhilarating when the ground shifts under policies once thought permanent and unchangeable—when the unthinkable becomes commonsense. That...
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