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    La Amistad International Park: 2 Countries Unite for the Environment

    La Amistad International Park is one of the special corners of the world with a peculiar charm and where you can see incredible panoramic views of natural beauty like no other

    Have You Visited La Amistad International Park?: A World Heritage Site

    La Amistad International Park (PILA) is located in the Cordillera de Talamanca, about 280 kilometers (km) from San José, the capital of...

    10 reasons why Costa Rica is the Most Beautiful Country in the World

    The beauty of its beaches, the attractive landscapes of its national parks, impressive volcanoes, imposing mountains, a variety of flora and fauna,...

    A Treasure of Costa Rica, Cocos Island: The Most Beautiful In the World

    Costa Rica is characterized by being one of the main countries in the world that have endeavored in preserving and maintaining a...

    7 Tourism Wonders, You’ll Enjoy In Costa Rica

    As part of the celebration for “World Tourism Day”, we present for you our pick of the “7 tourist wonders of Costa...

    Hydroelectric Reservoirs are Damaging Costa Rica’s Rivers

    The protection of Costa Rica's biodiversity is increasing, mainly for its rivers, which want to be used for hydroelectric reservoir projects, but what many...

    Have You Visited Costa Rica’s El Paraiso Waterfall? A Beautiful, Extreme Experience You Will...

    In our country, we have eight wonderful waterfalls that dazzle us, each with its particular charm. Among the waterfalls that attract the most attention...

    Horseback Riding: An Experience You Cannot Miss When Coming to Costa Rica

    If you like horseback riding, Costa Rica is the perfect place for you. Currently, many hotels and inns offer among their tour packages this...
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    Environmentally Friendly Ways of Traveling

    As the year winds down and colder weather becomes the norm in New Jersey, there's a better way to heat yourself up than cranking...
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    Oceans: Hammerhead Sharks Need Protection

    Two Caribbean nations moved to try and protect threatened hammerhead sharks from overfishing under an international trade agreement. Costa Rica and Honduras listing scalloped hammerhead...

    All you need to know for your trip to Tortuguero National Park

    If you like wildlife and eco-adventure tours, a visit to Tortuguero National Park is a must during your time in Costa Rica. The park...

    Trekking Costa Rica’s Five Best National Parks

    Costa Rican National Park Day is tomorrow. How many have you visited? Costa Rica is a small country but it has the richest flora and...

    Ecotourism Benefits the Costa Rican Economy by 16%

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A study published in the journal of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that ecotourism has improved the...

    Sustainable Travel: Biking in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - For those wanting to explore Costa Rica by bike, mountain biking far outweighs the beauty and experience of...

    Costa Rica Invests $20 Million into Conservation Areas

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This year, Costa Rica will start using $20 million in credit granted in 2006 by the Inter-American Development...

    Costa Rica Hosting International Forum on Sustainable Tourism

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – From November 3rd through 6th, Costa Rica will host the fourth edition of the international conference, Planet People...

    Tamarindo: Simple Living with Modern Amenities

    Over the years, the small, quiet fishing town of Tamarindo has evolved into a major destination for backpackers, surfers, and expats from all over...

    Costa Rica Sustainable Ecotourism Prepares Conference on Peace, Planet and People

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica´s ecotourism industry, which is commited to sustainability and responsible tourism, is preparing the fourth edition of...

    Trails in National Parks will be Demarcated for the Convenience of Tourists

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- New fares and schedules in Costa Rica´s National Parks will be set according to the degree of difficulty and...

    Costa Rica – 5 Places To See Before You Die

    When I decided that I wanted to spend some months abroad in Costa Rica I repeatedly came across the question of “Why Costa Rica?”...

    Strong Turnout of Sea Turtles on Guanacaste Beaches

    Sea turtles are arriving at many Guanacaste beaches to lay eggs almost every night this rain season in large numbers. One beach seeing a...

    Costa Rica Selected Best Wedding Destination in Latin America

    San Jose - Costa Rica is world renowned for its luxurious tropical surroundings and has been a favorite destination for weddings and honeymooners...

    Costa Rica celebrates World Environment Day

    June 5 marks the World Environment Day; a special date that recognizes the value of natural resources. This day has becomes a global call...

    Big Discounts Rain Season Travel to Costa Rica

    Apart from September and October, the Costa Rica off season (also called the rain season and the green season) is great time to visit....

    Sloth Sanctuary Thrives in Costa Rica

    Just off the coast of Costa Rica's picturesque Caribbean sea and nestled in the Cahuita National Park lies an animal sanctuary dedicated to protecting...

    Canyoneering Lures Eco-Adventurers to Costa Rica Jungle

    So there I was about to go over the ledge at the top of a 210-foot waterfall in a place called Lost Canyon near...

    Sloth Photobombs Students in Woodlands of Costa Rica

    This critter was ready for its closeup! A sloth with impeccable timing poked its head directly in front of a camera lens as the device...

    Costa Rica: Come Rain or Shine

    Most tourists excitedly Google ‘weather’ when looking to book a holiday. Even more so when it comes to Costa Rica. The country’s weather has...

    Help Preserve Endangered Turtle Eggs in Costa Rica

    Among tropical rainforest countries, Costa Rica has one of the most ambitious turtle conservation programs, but there is always a shortage of volunteers to...
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    Costa Rica: Five Senses (Video)

    In Costa Rica the visitor can enjoy lovely tropical beaches, the grandest adventures, the wonders of nature, scintillating culture, all the necessary components of...
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    Moveover, Meercats! Lazy? Sloths are a lot Livelier Than you Think

    There’s an upside-down world in a sleepy corner of Costa Rica, Central America, where laziness is a virtue, not a sin: a sanctuary – the only one in the...

    The Joy of Learning Local Names for Costa Rican Wildlife

    An exciting challenge awaiting all Costa Rican visitors and transplants is learning the names of the flora and fauna of their adopted country. The...

    For Junior Zookeepers, Costa Rica Trip Provides Glimpse of the Real Thing

    Costa Rica - (AP) — The simulated rainforest at Miller Park Zoo is fun to visit, but nothing beats the real thing. Once every two...

    Costa Rica Turtle Watching

    The nesting of sea turtles is one of nature’s most amazing spectacles. Green Turtles nest along the beaches of Tortuguero National Park from July...
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    COSTA RICA, PURA VIDA -There’s never a long wait for a pleasure

    Costa Rica was a hard place to get to in 1963. When my parents and I took the Pan American Highway from San Antonio...

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    For over 20 years, since 1990, The Butterfly Farm has been offering in-depth 2-hour guided tours to the public. Depending on the weather, what's...
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    Environmental Tourism in Costa Rica

    ‘Pura Vida!’ translating literally from Spanish as ‘Pure Life’ is the motto by which most Costa Ricans live by. Lovingly known as the ‘ticos’,...

    A Beginner’s Guide to Birdwatching in Costa Rica

    Costa Rica attracts visitors from faroff corners of the world for a variety of reasons: excellent surfing, beautiful landscapes, peaceful populace, tropical climate. Not...
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    Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part 2: Birds

    An introduction with photos to birds in Costa Rica for those interested in learning about some of the more conspicuous and frequently sighted birds of the rainforest.

    Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part 1: Mammals

    Nearly every visitor to the tropical rainforest will have heard of its legendary biodiversity - dozens of species make each visit unique and thrilling. For many, the exuberance of tropical nature may have ranked highly among their reasons to visit or live in Costa Rica.
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