Costa Rica

Arsenal Loanee Joel Campbell Wants Gunners Exit Permanently Next Summer

Joel Campbell has revealed his desire to quit Arsenal at the end of this season when his contract expires.<p>The Costa Rican has endured a miserable …

Soccer

Where to Hang With Sloths on International Sloth Day

Slow down and take a break in honor of the internet’s favorite animal.<p>Friday, October 20, is International Sloth Day: A day to celebrate everything …

Central America

Real Madrid suffer keeper blow after Navas injury setback

The Costa Rica international looks likely to miss the Champions League return game with Tottenham at Wembley<p>Real Madrid have confirmed goalkeeper Keylor Navas has sustained an adductor injury.<p>The Costa Rica international is reported to have suffered a relapse of the problem he picked up during the …

Soccer

Romantic Honeymoon Ideas: 10 International Honeymoon Destinations

Regardless of whether you’re a romantic, your honeymoon should be one of the most unforgettable holidays of your life. But if you’re struggling with …

Turks and Caicos

Where to Fish in November

<i>Salt Water Sportsman</i> has the best places for you to fish for the most popular saltwater species during November. With two locations per fish species, …

Fishing

Op-Ed: Pure life as a meano development, Costa Rican style

October was a big month in Costa Rica. The country qualified for the 2018 Fifa World Cup finals in Russia for a fourth time in the last five Fifa …

Central America

The Top Four Scuba Diving Sites of Costa Rica

01 of 04<p>Cocos Island<p>Without a doubt, Cocos Island is the most famous dive destination in Costa Rica. Located 340 miles/ 550 kilometers off the …

Scuba Diving

Costa Rica 'cult' facing deportation, Canadian man safely leaves group

Group leader 'Nature Boy' says he was roughed up by police during arrest<p>An alleged cult in Costa Rica may have met its end, after local police …

Central America

A Visit with the Indigenous Broran Community of Costa Rica (Photos)

The modest, rural house sits on the edge of the rainforest high in the mountains in the Térraba region of Costa Rica. The afternoon shower has passed …

Central America

Panama city proposes naming stadium for national team hero Roman Torres

The Seattle Sounders center back could become the namesake for a facility after his goal sent Los Caneleros to the World Cup<p>A Panamanian politician plans to put forth a proposal Tuesday to change the name of a local stadium to honor Seattle Sounders center back Roman Torres.<p>Torres became a national …

Soccer

6 Unique Volunteer Ideas To Do With Your Girl Crew That'll Give You All The Good Feels

Volunteering is such an amazing use of anyone's time. It does something to your wellbeing when you see your efforts benefit someone or something else …

Sea Turtles

Will arrogance prevent U.S. Soccer from solving the men's national team's problems?

Of all the commentary surrounding the <b>U.S. men’s national team’s</b> failure to qualify for the 2018 <b>World Cup</b>, the words of the relatively unknown Alvin …

FIFA

How Economic Clusters Drive Globalization

Historical research by Valeria Giacomin shows that industrial clusters, often cited in explaining local economic growth, have had a much wider …

Palm Oil

World's Best Destinations For Chasing An Endless Summer Holiday

There’s nothing like a summer holiday, so why not have one all year round?<p>Warmer climes are only a flight away, so forget about packing layers and …

Riviera Maya

Robben’s retirement highlights the Dutch malaise

<b>Holland are shadow of the side they were under Cruyff and Neeskens</b><p>If Holland went out of the World Cup with a whimper, the remarkable Arjen Robben surely went out with a bang. Both Dutch goals against Sweden, the first a somewhat unconvincing penalty, the second one of those glorious left footers, …

Soccer

Dreaming of a Race-Cation? Here Are 4 of Our Favorites

<i>Kona fever got you dreaming about a tropical destination race? We rounded up four of the best Big Island-style events where you can S/B/R hard, then</i> …

Triathlons

Volcom Latin America Skate Team Hits Costa Rica - Jungle Vacation

Learn more: http://vol.cm/junglevacay1 For the third time this year, Volcom’s Latin American skate team rallied together for an epic five-day tour …

Skateboarding

The Ultimate Honeymoon Hideaway: Nayara Springs in Costa Rica

If you're looking for an unexpected-yet-romantic honeymoon hideaway, look no further than Nayara Springs in Costa Rica. The award-winning, five-star hotel has landed a spot on our annual <i>Brides</i> Honeymoon Awards for years, and it's no surprise why. This luxe resort is located in Arenal Volcano …

Weddings

See why Costa Rica and Singapore are among the happiest places in the world

In the second installment of the three-day series Secrets to Happiness, TODAY correspondent Cynthia McFadden and author Dan Buettner travel to two extremely different places – Costa Rica and Singapore – to find out why they are considered among the happiest places in the world.

Health

Best ethical travel destinations for 2017

Ethics

5 Places to Chill, Detox, and Get Your Adventure On

Sometimes we all need an escape hatch from our overly connected lives. To fill that demand, a multitude of wellness vacation spots have popped up around the world. Here, we’ve picked a few of our favorites, from the Sonoran Desert to the Himalayas to the lush jungles of Costa Rica.<p>Canyon …

Adventure Travel

Tax Evader Who Fled U.S. Gets 7 Years In Prison

A Grand Junction, Colorado man has been sentenced to 88 months in prison for tax evasion and failing to file personal and corporate income tax returns. Timothy Stubbs, 52, was convicted in September 2015 of tax evasion, willful failure to file an individual income tax return, and willful failure to …

Entrepreneurship

Here's What Caribbean Ports Are Open Following the Hurricanes

The cruise industry is now encouraging travelers to visit the Caribbean<p>About a month after Hurricanes Irma and Maria made landfall in the Caribbean, …

Caribbean

Pots for 2018 World Cup taking shape

With the FIFA World Rankings for October released on Monday, these are the set of rankings which will be used to place the 32 qualified teams in pots …

Soccer

Caltex Socceroos' fixture history against CONCACAF nations

<b>The Caltex Socceroos will meet Honduras for the first time ever next month with a place at Russia 2018 on the line.</b><p>But how have Australia fared …

Australian Soccer

How this family of 9 can afford to travel the world year-round

With their fourth child on the way, Greg and Rachel Denning were living the American dream. They had a nice house with a white-picket fence in a good …

Central America

These Are the World’s Happiest Places

What do Denmark, Costa Rica, and Singapore have in common? Their people feel secure, have a sense of purpose, and enjoy lives that minimize stress and maximize joy. Here’s how they do it.<p>This story appears in the November 2017 issue of <i>National Geographic Magazine.</i><p><b>Who is the world’s happiest …

Happiness

Enjoying Amazing Jaco Bachelor Party In Costa Rica With Costa Rica Guy’s Trip

Costa Rica Guy’s Trip is a traveling agency, working solely for Bachelor guys to plan their best trips in Jaco.

Central America

Real keeper Navas set to return against Tottenham

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid were boosted on Monday by the return of first-choice goalkeeper Keylor Navas from injury ahead of their Champions League match against Tottenham Hotspur.<p>Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Costa Rica v Honduras - National stadium, San Jose, Costa Rica, …

Soccer

Tragic pictures show thousands of dead fish floating down a river

These eerie pictures show thousands of dead fish floating in a river.<p>The images were taken at the ‘Confuso’ river, near Villa Hayes city, in …