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...

The Colorful Typical Oxcart of Costa Rica and the “Boyeo”

  The traditional ox cart is the most famous type of craftsmanship in Costa Rica. Since the mid-nineteenth century, oxcarts were used to transport coffee...

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...

The Official Measure of Time

Year after year, every time April 23rd approaches, scholars persist in telling us that Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare died on...

Architectural Treasures of Costa Rica

Architecture is present in the reality of life and above all in the daily life of citizens. The level of the country's culture, along...

Receive New Year with All the Wonders that Costa Rica Has to Offer!

There are only hours left to say goodbye to the year 2018, to draw new projects towards our surroundings and, of course, for our...

Analysis on Social Ecology

Within the current dynamics of the societies that interact culturally, economically and politically in more than 180 countries that make up the international community,...

Mario José Echandi Jiménez: A Very Notable Costa Rican Statesman

His story… Mario José Echandi Jiménez was born on June 17th, 1915, in San José, Costa Rica. A lawyer and politician, he was the son...

Costa Rica’s Fascinating Deep-Rooted Popular Legends

Main legends of specters in our beloved country are a set of stories and traditions that are deep-rooted within the popular narrative folklore. They...
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