The Origin of Christmas

Christmas is one of the most important holidays for the Western world, whose meaning - which traditionally commemorates the birth of Jesus -not only...

Titanic: A Fateful Journey

A few days ago the world remembered a huge maritime disaster. In the early hours of April 15, 1912, a British ocean liner sunk...

Come and Enjoy the “Zapote Festivities” of San José in This Holiday Season!

Zapote is a district of the canton of San José, located east of the city. They have a special holiday celebration that takes place...
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Francisco Amighetti: A Renowned Costarican Artist

He was born in San Jose in 1907, a great painter, engraver and writer from Costa Rica. Having made more than 500 works, mostly engravings,...
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The United Kingdom Vs Costa Rica

Why Are So Many Brits Moving Abroad? When looking to relocate for work or even just a new start, there are plenty of elements to...

The Largest Arts Festival Gets to Costa Rica

The largest arts festival in Costa Rica and the region will reach the cantons of Orotina and Esparza-main locations- and Riojalandia de Puntarenas -sub-location-,...

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....

Why Is the Day of the Holy Innocents Celebrated?

Every 28th of December, Latin America commemorates this date as an opportunity to play tricks on the naive ones. However, it is a tradition...

Ticos’ Spoken Idiosyncrasy

Tico is a word composed of 2 syllables that, in turn, comes from the Latin combined with a certain Greek root. With this word,...

Enjoy the Largest Chicasquil Picadillo in the Country this Sunday

The traditional picadillo of Chicasquil, the largest in Costa Rica, is one of the activities most awaited by the people of Escazú during the...
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