Literally, the word “bocas” means mouths. Bocas are the quintessential snacks in Costa Rican cuisine, commonly found in bars and restaurants all over the place. Granted, many Spanish tapas are killer. But Costa Rican bocas are, hands down, tough competitors. Some of our bocas
“Bomba” is a term which has a few meanings in Costa Rica. If you look up the term in, let’s say,
Wordference, your English equivalents will be like bomb, pump and bombshell.
Most of the time, Costa Ricans will use the word “Bomba” to refer to
Where there is a group of people there is culture. Culture can be defined as a set of values, norms and meanings transmitted from one generation to another. People look and understand the world through culture. Therefore it is important for businesses to be aware
AMARRARSE LAS ENAGUAS (a-ma-raɾ-se-las-e-na-ɣwas)
AMARRARSE LOS PANTALONES (a-ma-raɾ-se-los- pan-ta-lo-nes)
These expressions would literally translate as “Tighten your skirt” or “Tighten your pants”, respectively. The former expression would apply to women and the latter to men. Semantically, they may imply putting on big girl panties/big boy pants.