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Dining

I eat gallo pinto every day. Gallo pinto is Costa Rica’s signature breakfast dish, a blend of rice, beans, and spices, that fills the bellies and hearts of Ticos and savvy travelers every day. For spices, you’ll generally find onion, garlic, sweet pepper, and cilantro (I order mine without cilantro

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A panoramic view of Estadio Antonio Escarré in San José.
Walking Around

I enjoy wandering around San José on Sundays. It’s the only day getting around on foot in the capital can be considered a stroll. Traffic, both vehicular and pedestrian, is light, so navigating crumbling sidewalks and uneven roads is less of a stressor and more of a game. With less

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Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica.
Culture

Travel through the physical and cultural landscapes of San Carlos in this video. San Carlos, which Ticos call the Northern Zone of Costa Rica, is home to the tourist mecca of La Fortuna. But the region has much more than the admittedly impressive volcanoes, waterfalls, and hot springs. Before tourists

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Culture

In order to better get to know a country, you need to know its people, history and culture. One of the best ways to do so is to sample some of the daily traditions that comprise this country’s character. There are many traditions that make Costa Rica unique. Discover the

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General

Hay un buen artéculo aqué sobre la Sala Precolombina en el Museo Nacional, que volvió a abrir sus puertas al público despuís de una remodelación que duró un año en terminarse. El museo tambiín cuenta con su propio sitio. Costa Rica’s Museo Nacional has reopened its Pre-Colombian Room after a

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