Ticos Wait Hours in Line for Museum That Doesn’t Exist

Disappointment didn’t ruin everyone’s day SAN PEDRO – Last Monday afternoon nearly one hundred Ticos formed a line, which stretched two city blocks, for a glimpse at a new Chinese art exhibit at a San Pedro museum that didn’t actually exist. Costa Ricans are famous for waiting in line and internationally applauded for their calm demeanor and…

Miami Trip Equals Big Savings on Black Friday, Tica Says

U.S. discounts so good flights basically “being given away” JUAN SANTAMARIA AIRPORT — Spendthrift mothers have found a way to beat Costa Rica’s inflated holiday sales and circumvent pricey import taxes: Travel to Miami on Black Friday. While Costa Rican stores have picked up on the U.S.’s post-Thanksgiving sales-a-thon, there is no better way to save…