The Tico Lingo Blog

A Helpful Collection of Tips, Tricks, & How-To’s
There are now more Spanish speakers in the United States than there are in Spain. As of July 2019, The U.S. has 43 million native speakers…
what does tico mean and why do Costa ricans call themselves ticos

What is Tico?

What is “Tico” and why do Costa Ricans call themselves “Ticos”? We explore the mystery!

What is Pura Vida?

Heard literally everywhere throughout the country, “Pura Vida” goes way beyond the simple English translation of “Pure Life”.

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