20 things you might not know about Costa Rica

1. Costa Ricans call themselves ticos (males) and ticas(females). The word “tico/a” comes from the way we Costa Ricans speak. We use a lot of diminutives… Which in Spanish are: momentico (A little while), Chiquitico (Really small), etc. 2. It’s not a big deal to see someone walking around with a machete. It’s common in the countryside, ticos use machetes for…

Ten things about Costa Rican’s lifestyle

Festivals, music, fireworks and parades Costa Ricans we are very used to have “fiestas” and there are several traditions that you can enjoy in your program coming from those traditions. From the town bands called “Cimarronas” to the big spanish originated “Mantudos” that are big puppet like masks. there are several activities we currently do…