For lack of better phrasing, Costa Rica is a typically “macho” Latin American nation. Single women can expect catcalls, hisses, whistles, and honking horns, especially in San José. In most cases, while annoying, this is harmless and intended by Tico men as a compliment. Nonetheless, women should be careful walking alone at night throughout the country. 

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