Lady Gaga in Costa Rica : Concert Announced!

The wait and uncertainty is finally over for all those Lady Gaga fans in Costa Rica. It is now confirmed that Lady Gaga will visit Costa Rica to perform in concert at the National Stadium on November 3rd, 2012. The concerts is expected to be one of the la...

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8ctavo Restaurant is the New Hot Spot for San José

HIP, TRENDY, COOL, CHIC. However you want to describe the new 8ctavo Rooftop, this restaurant and lounge has most definitely raised the bar for wining and dining out in San José. The modern and atmospheric rooftop location of 8ctavo is only just the star...

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Pura Vida Guide Burger Fest Review

There´s quite a buzz around town with the news of Costa Rica´s first ever Burger-Fest. For those who are unfamiliar to this new concept, the idea is to celebrate the burger and bring in the top chefs from around San José to produce a dish that epitomi...

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Karen Bibas Art Exhibit at The Real Intercontinental

Karen Bibas Art Exhibit Costa Rica. Oct 16th, 2015 – Nov 6th, 2015. As a lover of art but by no means an expert or critic, I am always keen to go and view works from the talented few and Karen Bibas, in my humble opinion, is worthy of such praise.

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The Little Theatre Group in Costa Rica

Always scouting around the corners of Costa Rica to find their best kept secrets, Pura Vida Guide has fallen upon a theatre group in the heart of the San José suburb of Escazú, where they have recently found a new and permanent home to entertain us all ...

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Zika Virus Update for Costa Rica

Zika Virus Update (25.01.2016): Costa Rica Remains Off The Danger List as the CDC Issues Travel Warnings for 22 Regions. According to the most recent report from the CDC, the zika virus has shown up in 22 regions in South and Central America. There were 1...

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Semana Santa in Costa Rica

At the end of the final week of Lent, the entire population of Costa Rica break into one long celebration for Easter or Semana Santa (Holy Week) and like no other nation, the Tico´s know how to party! With religious parades, processions, mini-festivals a...

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