Destinations

The end of the road: a Caribbean hike in Manzanillo

Let me just admit it from the beginning; the Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Gandoca Manzanillo is an absolute picture perfect. Surrounded by tiny beaches, golden sand, pristine jungle, turquoise tides, palm trees and chirping birds I find myself...

Walk With Dinosaurs in Costa Rica

Reminiscent of Jurassic World, Dino Park is a one-of-a-kind attraction that’s bound to bring out the child in all of us. With over twenty different dinosaur species reaching lengths of up to 22 meters, there’s no doubt Dino Park will...

New Road to Pave the Way in Dominical

Pavement is finally coming to Dominical, Costa Rica — but is it a change for the better? Goodbye dirt road! Hello smooth driving. Pallets of paver stones were dropped off last week as workers prepare to revamp Beach Front Avenue...

Day Trip to Paradise: A Photo Journey Through Cartago

If you’ve never ventured out from downtown Cartago, this is a chance to do it. Get to know beautiful architecture, monuments, flora and fauna. If you want to discover Cartago in a day trip, all you need is a car,...

Costa Rica Hotel Ranked within World Top 20

Business Insider recently published a list of the best 20 hotels in the world, and a hotel in Costa Rica received top honors. To create the ranking, Business Insider used rankings and data from other publications and websites such as...

Hundreds of Turtles Arrive in Ostional

The beaches of Ostional welcomed the arrival of hundreds of Ridley turtles last weekend. Their presence served to further beautify the scenery of the beaches. Yesterday, during the darkness, may have been the last arrival of the month, but never...

Why We Picked Up and Left the United States—and the American Dream—Behind

In my early twenties, I built a very nice pit for myself. You might be able to relate. It was a pit that I had dreamt my whole life of getting myself into... often referred to as the American...

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica: An Easygoing Paradise

New Yorker Kenneth Holbrook, 46, a creative consultant with an office in Paterson, was moved by the generosity of a former colleague. After all, the offer was hard to believe: an all-expense-paid, five-figure vacation to paradise. The trip, a reward for...

Bocas Del Toro, Puerto Viejo’s favorite Neighbor

Many visitors that come to the Puerto Viejo Region of the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica also travel to Bocas del Toro, Panama. Bocas is only about 30 km from Puerto Viejo. A traveler can reach the island in about...

Pacuare Lodge Honored

Pacuare Lodge: Costa Rica’s quintessential whitewater rafting eco-resort has been recognized by Conde Nast Traveler as a finalist in the Preservation and Doing it All categories of the 2009 World Saver Awards. As part of Pacuare Lodge’s sustainable tourism program...
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Costa Rica Recognized As the Leader in All Latin America for Overcom-ing Breast Cancer

Recently it was made known through the international study: “Facts and figures about cancer in 2018” of...
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Solar Energy in Costa Rica, Its Present Status and the Aim for Future Growth

Everything has a purpose in life, which is why from The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we want on this occasion we want...

Costa Rica Achieves a “Green Miracle” Thanks to the Citrus Crop

Through the orange wastes that were dumped in the Guanacaste conservation area in northern Costa Rica, 3 hectares that were once deserted...

The Costa Rican Health System Aims To Be One of the Best in the World

A report was recently presented at the 57th session of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington,...

The Climate Change Crisis Viewed From a Costa Rican Perspective

In The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we have been constantly making known everything that happens in Costa Rica from a positive perspective,...
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