Sunday, November 17, 2019

Culture

How Do Ticos Celebrate Easter?

Of course, with traditions comes the celebration of different parties in Costa Rica. In general, during Holy Week, mothers use a sweet filling similar to pumpkin to prepare empanadas and other cakes for the enjoyment of Easter. In fact,...

Exploring Pachamama: One of Costa Rica’s Largest Spiritual Eco-Communities

It’s clear from the moment you step foot inside Pachamama’s 500-acre jungle oasis, you are entering a unique, contemplative space, built with intent for healing the body, mind and soul. Located about 15 km north of Nosara in the province...

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 beans from the central valley of Costa Rica, in the mountains, to Puntarenas, on the...

Costa Rica: Cradle of Happiness

We are Pure Life! "Pure Life"; a phrase that is commonly heard in our country and is often used as a greeting instead of a "hello" or a "goodbye". That is why this very peculiar phrase is used by everyone...

The Academy that Registers How People Speak Spanish in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Academy of Language is the notary of the variant of Spanish spoken in Costa Rica. And it is a notary in so far as it leaves a testimony of the linguistic events of which it is...

San Jose: A Piece of Heaven

This autonomous territory, that is, San José, is known as the capital of our country, and is also the head of the province that has the same name. As a relevant fact, it is propitious to note that its geographical...

Hypersexuality in Children

Hypersexuality in children is a phenomenon characterized by an increasingly early sexualization in children, especially girls. Among its main causes, messages and images emitted by the media -and the Internet- stand out. This makes some parents have to deal with...

The Traditional Childhood Games of the “Ticos·

  Traditional games have been handed down from generation to generation and become a fundamental tool for children to demonstrate their skills and abilities as well as to restore friendships between friends and neighbors. By practicing frequently those games where...

Flowers that Make Life Happier: Find Out Their Significance

Although many times we do not realize it, giving a flower is an act full of meanings. Since it is something that we do not pay enough attention to, in this post you will discover what it really means...

How to Win Over Your Mother-in-Law

We all know that winning over your mother-in-law is not an easy task. How to avoid been seen by her with X-ray eyes? Well, experts often say that if you behave smart enough, it will be very easy to...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

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Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...

Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil. It...
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