The Tico Lingo Blog

A Helpful Collection of Tips, Tricks, How-To’s, and Personal Recollections

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Four Top Notch Gyms in Heredia

Heredia is home to a lot of local gyms that many visitors take advantage of while visiting. Check out our favorite gyms nearby Tico Lingo.

What is “Pura Vida”?

“Pura Vida” has been in the local dialect for over 50 years and is sure to be heard by anyone traveling throughout Costa Rica.

What to Pack for a Trip to Costa Rica?

Whether you love it or hate it, packing for a trip is essential. In this article we lay out all the items you should consider packing for a trip to Costa Rica.

A group of women pose at the central market in Heredia Costa Rica

What is “Tico”?

Tico is a term used for a native of Costa Rica. Costa Ricans are usually called ticos by people of other Spanish-speaking countries as well.

What to pack for a trip to Costa Rica?

Buying a SIM Card in Costa Rica

Buying a SIM card in Costa Rica can be super tedious. We put together this simple guide to help you out with the sometimes crazy process.