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    2 People 1 Life – Costa Rica Wedding

    As always we had left things like flowers and getting ready until the last minute. When will we learn? We rushed around looking for...

    Spring Break in Costa Rica

    It’s soon approaching that time of year, when parents are frantically planning ‘fun filled’ days for their activity craving kids, teenagers are eagerly anticipating...

    Dominic Wightman: Recuerdos (Memories) of Costa RicaDominic Wightman: Recuerdos de Costa Rica

    The road up through the mountains from Panama to the Costa Rican border was a tricky drive; first came the rain which turned the...

    Air China Preparing for More Tourists to the Caribbean

    China Executive Aviation provides greater flows of tourists between the Giant Asia and the Caribbean Direct service to the Bahamas is not an option today,...

    Costa Rican Cocina, Coffee, And Capuchins

    We have a tradition of celebrating my sons' birthdays somewhere interesting. In the past they've blown out birthday candles in the U.K., Paris, Iceland,...

    Luxury Vacation Rentals At Hacienda Pinilla: Review

    Hacienda Pinilla is a top-of-the-line resort for travelers looking for a truly luxurious retreat. The travel all the way to Hacienda Pinilla Beach Resort and...

    Tom Brady Vacationing in Costa Rica

    Tom Brady has a nice life. That might be hard for you to believe, considering his wife has been mocked mercilessly for sending an...

    Hotels Boost Medical Tourism Programs

    GLOBAL REPORT—Increasing costs of medical procedures and health insurance in many countries have consumers considering alternative ways to get quality care at prices they...

    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...

    Obtaining Residency in Costa Rica

    The process to obtain residency in Costa Rica is a process, which basically means it is a Bureaucratic hassle to try and get started...

    Explore a World of Exotic Natural Beauty on a Costa Rica Vacation

    Laying on the beach and relaxing away your vacation days definitely has its appeal. But those who want to pack a little more into...

    Starwood’s Sizzling Aloft Brand Makes Latin America Debut

    Opening of Aloft Bogota Airport and Aloft San Jose in Costa Rica STAMFORD, Conn., Feb 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the highly anticipated debut...

    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...

    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...

    Costa Rica Stability – Economic, Political, and Social

    Amidst the political and social turbulence that plagues many of the Latin America countries, Costa Rica has been able to sidestep that. The economic,...
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    Costa Rican Museums – Descriptions, Locations, and Hours

    National Museum The national museum was founded in 1897 and has become a cultural center of excellence. In 1949 after Costa Rican government abolished the...

    Paranormal Activity – Carlos Duran Santorium Costa Rica

    This building is located 11 miles away from Irazú Volcano, in a place called Prusia. This place is characterized by fog and cold weather. It...

    Toronto to Costa Rica for Valentine’s Day? $299 Roundtrip after Taxes

    Update: Looks like Feb 20-27 is also available.  Reading week isn’t it? —————- Not a bad Valentine’s gift! Here’s how to find it… 1. http://www.flightnetwork.com/ 2. Search for a flight...

    Central America Sees Boom in European Visitor Numbers

    Central America received a total of 9,577,114 foreign visitors during the first ten months of 2011, according to preliminary data provided by the ministries...

    Choosing An Exotic Costa Rican Wedding

    Many people love the idea of a destination wedding because it offers something exotic, unique and special for one of the most important days...

    Costa Unknown: A Lack of Interest from British Travellers?

    One can’t help wonder whether Costa Rica’s apparent shortage of British tourists is down to a lack of knowledge of its existence (you’d be...

    The Start of the Chili Wars

    How One Man Took On Texas When last we left-off it was 1893. We were at the Chicago World’s Fair at the first San Antonio...

    Costa Rica’s Fabulous, Fearsome Fauna: A Retiree’s Dilemma

    A few nights ago when friends were over for dinner, we were relaxing and talking over glasses of wine in our back patio “dining...

    Costa Rica: Prototype for the Future?

    Most of us would have to get a map to know where Costa Rica is located. It is not a country that has been...

    17 Border Crossings at Teatro Jaco

    Teatro Jaco announces the second production of its inaugural season: 17 Border Crossings. This internationally acclaimed play arrives at Teatro Jaco Costa Rica directly...

    Fun Costa Rica Facts – Random Things to Know

    In Costa Rica, it is not uncommon to give coffee to babies (in their bottle, with milk) and to young children.  I found this...
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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...

    Teaching English in Costa Rica – Some Basic Informaiton

    Every year native English speakers hankering for an exotic life in a beautiful and politically stable Central American country flock to Costa Rica. Most...

    Costa Rica Fishing – Places, Seasons, and Types of Fish

    Costa Rica is an angler's dream come true. The country's Pacific ports and beach resorts provide access to some the best deep sea fishing...

    Los Sueños Marriott Ocean and Golf Resort Los Sueños Marriott Ocean and Golf Resort

    Los Sueños Marriott Ocean and Golf Resort has been designed and built to the highest international standards to provide the ultimate in resort living....

    Getting around In Costa Rica: A Beginner’s Guide

    Traveling by Bus in Costa Rica The bus service is better in Costa Rica than in the United States. Better, of course, doesn't mean that...

    Costa Rica Butterfly Farm TourCosta Rica Butterfly Farm Tour

    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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    Yoga Retreat Costa Rica January 31st – Drawing to Win a Free Retreat Package

    Walk to Playa Blanca the award winning best beach in Costa Rica or our own private lagoon with waterfalls, monkeys, whales and rainforest all...

    River Adventures – Costa Rica Rafting

    For hundreds of years, torrential weather has shaped Costa Rica’s valleys and canyons, creating a landscape whose twists, dips, and bumps are ripe for...
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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’,...

    Costa Rica: the best country brand in Latin AmericaCosta Rica es la mejor marca...

    Costa Rica is the best country brand in Latin America, says the seventh annual edition of the Country Brand Index (CBI), the global study...

    The World Rafting Championship is Underway in Costa Rica

    The World Rafting Championship begins tomorrow in Turrialba, Costa Rica, where teams from 35 countries are already busy preparing to compete against one another in...

    Fly Me to the Moon – It Might Be Cheaper!

    Moving to Costa Rica, away from friends and family, means factoring in the cost of travel for return trips to your home country. But exactly what are those costs?Moving to Costa Rica, away from friends and family, means factoring in the cost of travel for return trips to your home country. But exactly what are those costs?
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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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