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Source: Heineken San Jose, Costa Rica: A Heineken City of the World Source: Heineken The capital city of Costa Rica is now on a level similar to New York, Shanghai, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and Rio de Janeiro, at least according to the emblematic Dutch beer Heineken. From now until late October, beer lovers and collectors of neat promotional items can pick up a special edition bottle of Heineken emblazoned with San José under the current big red star logo. T...
Cheap beer Searching for the Elusive $1 Beer in Costa Rica Fuerza Publica, the national police force of Costa Rica, recently reported the arrest of two suspected smugglers on the border with Panama. The men were driving separate cars, but they appeared to be working together in an effort to illicitly introduce 240 bottles and cans of beer to Costa Rica. Of special note within the nefarious cargo: Seven cases of Milwaukee's Best Premium, proudly manufa...
Source: Bing commercial reuse Reading in Costa Rica is a “Fun and Mental” Activity Source: Bing commercial reuse With more than 70,000 visitors attending the 15th International Book Fair in San Jose, organizers and exhibitors were certainly pleased to see that reading is still capturing the interest of many people in Costa Rica. For the second year in a row, the International Book Fair expanded its presence beyond the Antigua Aduana (Old Customs Building), and held activitie...
M4034S-4211 So Good, They Are Bad For You: Chicharrones in Costa Rica They are traditional, delicious and chock-full of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. We are talking about chicharrones (fried pork rinds), and in Costa Rica they are associated with Christmas, the end-of-year holidays, town fair celebrations, block parties, and virtually anytime friends gather at bars. It is estimated that each portion of chicharrones (one medium-sized pork rind) conta...
Whale Watching Costa Rica Don’t Miss the Whales and Dolphins Festival in Costa Rica Source: ASOTU Costa Rica One of the most family-friendly and fun-filled festivals in Costa Rica is happening again in just a few days. The 6th Whales and Dolphins Festival in Ballena Bay will star this Friday, September 5th. Although whale watching season in Costa Rica runs from July until October, the peak month for migration is September. Some of the activities that visitors to the Osa Penin...
Source: Pixabay CC The Spy Who Didn’t Love Me: Costa Rica, Cuba and the U.S. Source: Pixabay CC When it comes to creative espionage, nobody does it better than the United States. Amidst press reports and allegations about U.S. spooks (undercover intelligence operatives) underhandedly using Costa Rica as a launching platform to secretly snoop on Cuba, our Directorate of Intelligence and Security (Spanish initials: DIS) is not willing to simply let its North American all...
Source: OPI Costa Rica Second OPI Nail Bar Opens in Costa Rica Source: OPI Costa Rica Curridabat, a municipality located in the eastern suburbs of San Jose, is home to many bars, but only one of them serves dry spa manicures, semi-permanent gel colors, express pedicures, skin treatments, and Coca Cola products that are not meant to be consumed but rather applied to fingernails. Fashionable Ticas who already familiar with Spanish brand OPI and its Nail Bar i...
tree house HomeAway.com Highlights Unusual Costa Rica Rentals Houses that used to be airplanes and tree dwellings that seem to have come straight from an Ewok village of the Star Wars universe are among the top offbeat Costa Rica rentals featured by HomeAway.com andVRBO.com (Vacation Rentals by Owner). Both HomeAway and VRBO are website marketplaces similar to Airbnb, whereby travelers can evaluate and review potential residences for short-time rentals in li...
Source: Official Film Site Film About Male Prostitution Gets Standing Ovation in Costa Rica Source: Official Film Site Two years after its debut at the Cannes Film Festival, the excellent movie Paradise: Love finally made it to movie theaters in Costa Rica. Lovingly directed by Austrian filmmaker Ulrich Seidl, Paradise: Love tells the story of Theresa, a middle-aged European woman who travels to Kenya in search of hunky young Africans who are more than willing to indulge her sexual d...
Source: Andiamo La Facebook Timeline Chris Hemsworth is on a Gastronomic Tour of Costa Rica Source: Andiamo La Facebook Timeline The list of celebrities who visit Costa Rica is growing, but they mostly seem intent on spending their time on the beach or in secluded locations far away from the telescopic lenses of the pesky paparazzi. Reports of celebrities spending time in the Central Valley are rare, which is why unexpected visits by Chris Hemsworth to restaurants in Escazu and Santa...