Tag Archives: Casado

February 16

Costa Rica: Pura Vida! A week in Manuel Antonio & surroundings

This is an extended version of my original article on Costa Rica.  WASHINGTON DC, February 16, 2013- This January, my husband and I visited Costa Rica for a wedding.  Growing up in a Latin culture, I associate Costa Ricans, “ticos,” with their ubiquitous saying: pura vida, a phrase that they seem to insert into every […]

January 25

Costa Rica: Pura Vida!

From my column at Communities @ Washington Times WASHINGTON DC, January 24, 2013- Growing up in a Latin culture, I associate Costa Ricans, “ticos,” with their ubiquitous saying: pura vida, a phrase that they seem to insert into every conversation.  For years I thought it was something in the water that made these people so singularly kind […]