By Bryan Cacciatore A rack of Costco (Pricesmart in Costa Rica) back ribs. A dry rub made up of sea salt, paprika, black pepper, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, chili flakes, and chili powder. A smoker box filled with maple smokewood.  (You may have to substitute for coffeewood in Costa Rica) A sauce...
It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids in RIO 2, after they're hurtled from that magical city to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all...
Surviving Jack is the story of a man becoming a father to his son who becomes a man, in the '90s, when you couldn't Google it for advice. Surviving Jack is an new American television series coming to television screens in Costa Rica this week, debuting on Warner on April...
As Capt. America is the type who would know and respect the US flag code, it would be unthinkable for him to wear the actual US flag, which is forbidden by the flag code. He wears a flag-like representation of elements of the flag rather than the actual flag?
Culture is different from country to country, but also state to state, city to city, even house to house no matter where you’re from. Prior to studying abroad, there are also expectations and sometimes, you do some research to hopefully learn about some of the cultural norms of the...
Sony TV has produced “El Mariachi” series based on the Robert Rodriguez picture of the wandering music man of Mexico, on the small screen. Based on the 1992 Rodriguez pic of the same name, the El Mariachi is a one hour TV drama series that airs across the Sony Television...
Gone is the “chiquilla” (young girl) from Barva de Heredia who had the entire country behind her in 2008 for her participation in Latin American Idol On the show she ended as the runner-up, losing to Margarita Henríquez. Her debut album, “María José”, was released on November 25, 2008. The...
Gone is the "chiquilla" (young girl) from Barva de Heredia who had the entire country behind her in 2008 for her participation in Latin American Idol On the show she ended as the runner-up, losing to Margarita Henríquez. Her debut album, "María José", was released on November 25, 2008. The...
Noah is the 2014 American epic biblically-inspired fantasy film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Aronofsky and Ari Handel, and loosely based on the story of Noah's Ark. The film stars Russell Crowe as Noah along with Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Anthony Hopkins, and Douglas...
Walking into the pharmacy and heading down what seems to be an endless aisle of condoms, lubricants, and pregnancy tests could be uncomfortable and overwhelming. The rows and shelves of limitless condoms could leave you feeling confused in which brand, size, and texture is the right one for you. Instead...
(Costa Rican Times) - Costa Rica, or the land of “Pura Vida,” is known for it’s peaceful people and tranquil way of life. When I tell my friends back home about the people I meet here they are shocked at the stories of how kind Costa Ricans are. They are typically...
I don’t know how to write a proper movie review, so I’ll just say a few quick things about “The Wolf Of Wall Street”. It is amazing! The collaboration of Leonardo De Caprio and Martin Scorsese (again) is classic entertainment. The story is funny, dirty (tons of sex and drugs),...
People tend to reach for the warm beverages in the morning like tea and coffee, but try and start your day with some warm lemon water. The water does not have to be always warm, but it should be purified. Simply use a half fresh lemon per large glass...
A new book questions the conventional wisdom about female desire. What now? Women want sex far more than we've been allowed to believe. So suggests a new book that shatters many of our most cherished myths about desire, including the widespread assumption that women's lust is inextricably bound up with...