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Discovery Licenses Its Name for Costa Rica Eco-Tourism Park Means Big Business

Discovery Communications Inc. is licensing its name for a $1 billion eco-tourism park in Costa Rica as the media company seeks new revenue from fans …

Common Misconceptions about Costa Rica: What To Know

Ever since moving to Costa Rica in 2010, I’ve heard my fair share of wrong facts, impressions and ideas. Despite the country’s tourism growing to …

Costa Rica Has the Right Idea: No Military​

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Watch the President of Costa Rica Invite Emma Stone for a Magical Personal Tour

The President of Costa Rica is pulling out the stops to get <i>La La Land</i> actor Emma Stone to vacation in his tropical homeland, extending a personal …

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The best places in Costa Rica to visit on your vacation, my 3 favorite places on Earth.

Costa Rica may appear to be a small country, and in fact it is similar in size to West Virginia. But a common mistake that travelers make, when …

The Top 10 Things to Do in Costa Rica for Families

In its first week, the new U.S. administration has already removed all references to Climate Change from its website and is openly looking to sell …

Costa Rica: ‘the most biologically intense place on Earth’

Costa Rica is famous for its national parks, but has only recently turned attention to supporting the people who live in them. Johnny Langenheim joins a community-led tour of its jungly Osa peninsula<p>It’s dusk and Don Felix is sitting on the porch of his cabin, sipping a can of Imperial beer. Two …

The Top 15 Best Beaches of Costa Rica...

Costa Rica is a special place, as it has stunning beaches along both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, with over 800 miles of coastline, and …

The Animals of Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica

During <b>our visit to Costa Rica</b>, Kim and I had a huge decision to make.<p>Since we had a limited amount of time in the country, we agreed it would be best …

70 Amazing Facts about Costa Rica

From northwest to southwest, Costa Rica measures only 285 miles (460 km) and at its narrowest, it is only 74 miles (120 km) wide. It is smaller than …

Useful (And Free) Apps for Traveling in Costa Rica

Traveling is so much easier with today’s technology. With internet on our smartphone, we can look up anything from the forecast to the next season’s …

12 reasons why you should never invite Costa Ricans to your home

1. We will tell you that we’ll arrive at a certain time, but it will mean Costa Rican time.<p>Although “Ticos” are not proud of this characteristic, we …

Expats in Costa Rica happiest in the world, says new poll

Costa Rica Travel Budget: How Much Does It Cost? | World Travel Guide - Part 8

Things To Do In Costa Rica<p>Costa Rica has plenty of less-traveled towns and national parks that offer travelers numerous adrenaline-fueled or …

Tourism Drives Costa Rica’s Quest for Purity

Visitors to Costa Rica won’t be in the country very long before hearing its most popular phrase. Customs officials say “Pura vida!” while returning …

Texas Tech University to open Costa Rica campus

‘Haunted’ Sanatorio Durán is really, truly creepy

Behind the scenes at NASA: meet Costa Rican space pioneers

West Salem students experience trip of a life in Costa Rica

On July 8, 20 West Salem High School Spanish students, along with Mr. Zwonitzer and Profe, began a journey into foreign culture, language and …

29 reasons why you should visit Costa Rica - the world's happiest country

1. It’s the world’s happiest country<p>According to the most recent Happy Planet Index, published last month, which aims to measure human well-being and environmental impact, Costa Rica is the most satisfying place in which to live. It has an HPI score of 44.7, putting it just above Mexico and …

23 essential Spanish expressions to learn before visiting Costa Rica

YES, THERE ARE GORGEOUS BEACHES. Majestic volcanoes. Incredible rainforest. Fantastic wildlife. But perhaps the best thing about Costa Rica is its …

Cafe Britt Coffee Tour Review: An Entertaining and Caffeinating Experience (Heredia, Costa Rica)

I still remember my first sip of coffee from my dad’s mug when I was a kid. I thought it was disgusting. It’s a bit like beer: you don’t really …

Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off

On Dec. 1, 1948 — 65 years ago this month — Jose Figueres, then president of Costa Rica, made a fiery and eloquent speech, after which he took a sledgehammer and bashed a hole in a huge stone wall at the nation's military headquarters, Cuartel Bellavista. Its imposing towers and massive gates had …

Rear View Mirror: Costa Rica Travel Tips After 170 Days Exploring the CountryRear View Mirror: Costa Rica Travel Tips After 170 Days in the Country

Like most travelers, we had high expectations for Costa Rica which has been in the eco tourism game for decades now. Many of the “usual suspect” …