Discover the Fusion of Culture, Art, and Entertainment in Costa Rica

Costa Rica offers a captivating blend of culture, art, and entertainment that promises an enriching experience. Immerse yourself in the enchanting rhythm of traditional music, where the echoes of the past harmonize with modern innovation. The visual landscape is equally mesmerizing, as artists bring to life a vivid tapestry of colors and shapes, showcased in both galleries and open-air exhibitions.

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Exploring Costa Rica: The 10 Best Casino’s Experience

One of the most beautiful countries in Central America, Costa Rica is strikingly noticeable with amazing landscapes and a colorful [...]

Join the Festivities: 200th Anniversary of the Nicoya Annexation with a Special Concert at the National Museum

Concert at the Museum celebrates 200 years of the Annexation Prepare the chonete, scarf and typical costume, join us to [...]

Dive into Art and Nature at Playa Blanca Underwater Museum

Discover the Wonders of Playa Blanca Underwater Museum   Nestled off the picturesque coast of Playa Herradura, Costa Rica, the [...]

Stones of History: The Cairns of Piedra Colorada and the Fight for Costa Rica’s Nature

A Beach Transformed by Tradition: The Legacy of Jake and the Cairns of Piedra Colorada a Tribute to Conservationist Nicolas [...]

Mirame Fine Art – CHRISTIAN and OLGA

Why MIRAME? Join us in celebrating the beauty, diversity, and cultural richness of Costa Rican art. Support local artists: By [...]

Shop Howler

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Mirame Fine Art – OUBAÏDA and ALONSO

Why MIRAME? Join us in celebrating the beauty, diversity, and cultural richness of Costa Rican art. Support local artists: By [...]

Why I Enjoy Costa Rica Old Photographs

I absolutely love old Costa Rican photographs because they offer a unique glimpse into the country's rich history and culture. [...]

Bright Sparks: How San José Became a Global Pioneer in Electrification

Costa Rica, a beacon of innovation in Central America, made headlines in the late 19th century for its pioneering steps [...]

Spirited Heritage: Exploring the Rum Traditions of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a country known for its lush landscapes and rich biodiversity, also boasts a noteworthy tradition in rum production. [...]

Rolo’s History Collections

      San Jose, Costa Rica National Theatre. Old photo collected in group "Old Photos of Costa Rica". Old [...]

The Making of Lake Arenal

The Making of Lake Arenal: Life-Changing Upheaval for Two Small Communities. Forty years ago, Costa Rica inaugurated the largest public works [...]

Mirame Fine Art – Susan and Milo

Why MIRAME? Join us in celebrating the beauty, diversity, and cultural richness of Costa Rican art. Support local artists: By [...]

Snapshots of Costa Rica History continues

Someone a long time ago had an old-style camera and stopped to take a photograph. Not knowing that a hundred [...]

Finca 6 and The Mystery of the Spheres

Costa Rica is home to only two protected pre-Colombian archaeological sites, including the larger and better known National Monument of Guayabo. But the less familiar Finca 6 holds greater interest as a subject of study due to its major feature, the mysterious Diquís stone spheres.

Bob’s Cultural Escapades in San José: A Museum Marathon Full of Mirth and Missteps

San José, Costa Rica, a city where history and culture are as rich as a cup of locally brewed coffee. [...]

Imperial Beer Turns 100: Celebrating Costa Rica’s Beloved National Beverage

Born in the vibrant heart of San José, the story of Costa Rica's Imperial Beer unfolds like a well-aged brew, [...]

Mirame Fine Art – Carolina and Miguel

Why MIRAME? Join us in celebrating the beauty, diversity, and cultural richness of Costa Rican art. Support local artists: By [...]

The Golden Legacy of Costa Rica: A Journey Through Time and Treasure

Delving into the heart of Costa Rica's history is akin to embarking on a thrilling adventure, one that leads us [...]

Introducing MÍRAME Fine Art: Unveiling Costa Rica’s leading artists

Step into Costa Rica’s art world with MÍRAME Fine Art, where the nation’s leading artists command the spotlight. {{ vc_btn: [...]

Pura Vida Show

Perfect for the whole family Discover true stories of real pirates and lost treasure and dreams of dinosaurs. Feel the [...]

Semana Santa Spectacle: Gastronomy and Rituals in the Heart of Latin America

Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is a time when Latin America transforms into a vibrant canvas, each country painting its [...]

Rolo’s Now and Then Photographs

1921 and 2024 San Jose, Costa Rica Archbishop's Palace of the Metropolitan Cathedral. Old photo collected in Historical Photographs of [...]

Pilsen in Costa Rica: A Journey from European Origins to ‘Ruby’ Renown

Pilsen, a celebrated beer in Costa Rica, not only carries a rich history but also a unique local touch in [...]

Sauce of Legends: Uncovering the Mystery of Lizano’s Costa Rican Origins

Lizano salsa! That delightful, zesty concoction has tantalized taste buds and sparked culinary controversies for decades. Let's embark on a [...]

Museums of Costa Rica

Not surprisingly, Costa Rica’s abundance of nature-infused riches tends to eclipse its indoor attractions. This leaves much about the nature [...]

The Magic of Music

I had the good fortune to grow up with music. From singing in the kid's choir to leading worship at [...]

Snapshots of Costa Rica History

The priceless photographs are preserved in binders, boxes, drawers and frames. Sometimes forgotten then found. Now published thanks to Facebook [...]

El Farallon Petroglyphs

There is a place right outside Cañas, Guanacaste, where you can be transported not once, but twice, back in time [...]

Snapshots of Costa Rica History – More!

Timeless photographs capture the people, cities, cars, farms, and history of Costa Rica. Make sure to follow these Facebook groups: [...]

The Global Journey of the Pineapple: How it Became the Face of Warm Welcome and Hospitality

The pineapple as a symbol of hospitality is a curious, enduring symbol that has traveled through time and across cultures. [...]

Meet the Underdogs and Champions of Costa Rican Soccer

Have you ever been to a jam-packed bar where every eye is glued to the screen and the air's electric [...]

Sipping Tradition: The Cultural Journey of Costa Rica’s Cacique

Cacique Guaro, often simply called Cacique, is more than just a traditional drink in Costa Rica; it's a cultural icon. [...]

Marching to the Rose Parade Beat

The young musicians who make up the Municipal Band of Zarcero (BMZ) in Alajuela have given Costa Ricans a resounding [...]

Six Costa Rican Good Luck Traditions

Six Costa Rican Good Luck Traditions: To Try This New Year’s Eve. Every country in the world has its own rituals to ring in the New Year, and Costa Rica is no exception. Ticos especially have some creative and even silly ways to do it in hopes of experiencing good luck in the year ahead. These good luck traditions are called agüizotes. What? Let’s go again: ah-wee-soh-tehs.

Fiesta Navideña: Embracing Christmas the Costa Rican Way

Celebrating Christmas in Costa Rica is a vibrant and colorful affair, blending traditional Christian elements with local customs and tropical [...]

Unwrap the Ultimate Holiday Experience: Christmas Traditions in Costa Rica Unveiled

Unwrap the Ultimate Holiday Experience: Christmas in Costa Rica Unveiled Grab Your Attention: Forget What You Know About Christmas  Listen [...]

The Galloping Heart of Costa Rica: What to Expect at San José’s Tope Event

Experience Tope: Unveiling San José's Annual Horse Festival, Día del Caballista Nacional  On December 26th, the bustling streets of San [...]

12 Grapes, 12 Wishes: Understanding Costa Rica’s New Year Good Luck Ritual

In Costa Rica, the grape is associated with good luck, especially during New Year's Eve celebrations. The tradition is influenced [...]

Happy Holidays in San José

Happy Holidays in San José: As a Costa Rican who loves this small, beautiful paradise, I feel absolutely blessed that [...]

Snapshots of Costa Rica History

The study of history is akin to a compass for humanity, guiding us through the intricate maze of the present [...]

Tamales at Your Table

Timeless Tico Ingredient for Holiday Celebrations Tamales are a traditional dish almost everywhere in Latin America, and distinctive methods of [...]