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Wednesday 23 August 2017

Zika Virus in Costa Rica: What You Need To Know Before You Travel

Q TRAVEL - The holiday travel season is here and Costa Rica is a very popular destination for...

Popular Places That Don’t Want Any More Tourists (List)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9g7-4gf76s4] Q TRAVEL - Costa Rica welcomes tourists. Ranked as one of the most visited international destinations, tourism...

You can’t avoid Zika anymore. Here’s how to travel in Zika zones.

(QCOSTARICA) Avoiding Zika is no longer an option of saying "I'll just avoid places where there's Zika". According...

Reasons A Trip To Costa Rica Could Actually Change Your Life

Q TRAVEL This list  by Annie Daly was published on Buzzfeed in January last year, but still applies...

Eruptions Keep Poas Volcano National Park Closed To Tourists

Q COSTA RICA - The indefinite closure of the Poas Volcano National Park has impeded the inauguration of...

Costa Rica Immigration Going Paperless

Q COSTA RICA - Starting in August, travelers arriving or leaving Costa Rica by way of the Juan...

Five Airlines Already Include The Costa Rica Airport Tax; Four More Will Be Doing So In The Coming Months

QCOSTARICA -  American, Avianca, Copa, Delta, and Jet Blue are the five airlines currently including the "airport tax"...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages,...

Travelers’ Tales- Who are the crazies who visit Costa Rica in the rainy season?

Q Travelers’ Tales – By Chris Clarke. Glumly, we wait to board British Airway’s direct flight to London,...

Southwest Airlines Announces The Launch of Daily Nonstop Service to Costa Rica.

Q TRAVEL - Southwest Airlines has announced the launch of daily nonstop service to Costa Rica. Service from Fort...

Visiting and Travel in Costa Rica: Should You Fly Or Drive From Arenal to Manuel Antonio?

COSTA RICA TRAVEL -- A shuttle flight from Arenal to Manuel Antonio is quick, but driving allows you...

Ecuador – A Competitor to Costa Rica (Part Two)

Q TRAVEL - Ecuador vs. Costa Rica, Common problems. This is the second of two articles about Ecuador...

Drity Little Secrets Costa Rica Car Rental Companies Don’t Want Customers To Know

There's money to be made in the car rental business and the reason why car rental companies in...

Lufthansa Will Fly Nonstop From Frankfurt to San Jose

  Q TRAVEL - The German airline, Lufthansa, has announced that from March 2018 it will start operating two...

The “Terciopelo” Is Considered The Most Dangerous Snake in Costa Rica

While scouting the jungle of Costa Rican for the perfect location for the new Discovery show “Naked and...

Being Homeless In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL - From the Lonely Planet forum: My girlfriend and I are extremely interested in backpacking...

Here’s What Breakfast Looks Like Around Latin America

Q TRAVEL - I don't know if breakfast is really the most important meal of the day. For...

Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe...

Costa Rica’s Luxury Hotel Market

Q COSTA RICA - In Costa Rica, the Cámara Costarricense de Hoteles (CCH) - Costa Rican Chamber of...

Ecuador – A Competitor to Costa Rica (Part One)

Q TRAVEL - This is the first of two articles about Ecuador through the eyes of a writer...

Finding Pura Vida on the Costa Rican Coast

Q TRAVEL (NYTimes.com) Early morning is the best time to be awake in Costa Rica. In the soft,...

Costa Rica No. 4 Of The World’s 10 Best Places to Retire in 2017

From International Living - For just over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated, and...

This is why American tourists don’t want to travel to Cuba

TODAY CUBA – A flash of excitement about travel to Cuba after the country opened its borders to...

Costa Rica Banking For Foreigners (and Visitors) Made Easy

(QCOSTARICA) The scenarios. In the first, you're in Costa Rica on vacation for say a few weeks or...

‘Today Costa Rica Is In Fashion in Europe and in Switzerland’: Lufthansa Regional Manager

  Q COSTA RICA - On Tuesday, May 9, the Swiss airline Edelweiss, a member of the Lufthansa Group,...

App Reveals WiFi Passwords At Airports Around The World

One of the most common practices of travelers just landed, is to find to connect to the internet....

Road To Monteverde To Get Asphalted After A Decade Of Waiting

Q COSTA RICA - It's been more than a decade of waiting. Meanwhile, visitors to Monteverde continue to...

WINGO: Low-Cost Airline From Costa Rica To Panama Takes To The Skies Dec. 1

(QCOSTARICA) Wingo is the name of the new low-cost airline that will connect Costa Rica with Guatemala and...

Colombia Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

With the objective of encouring tourism to Colombia, the South American country has eliminated the visa requirement for...

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Plans $35 Million Resort Re-Imagination

GUANACASTE, Costa Rica----Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the only Forbes Five-Star luxury resort in Central and South...

Rosewood Papagayo, Costa Rica To Open in 2019 With Treehouse Villas

QTRAVEL - The Dallas-based international luxury hotel and resort company, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, will open a location...

Costa Rica’s Domestic Flights Business Growing

Q COSTA RICA  - In 2016 the number of passengers who flew from one destination to another within...

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One At A Time Please!

One at a time please. This occurred on Monday in Cartago. Photo by Ruta Alterna

Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag...

Floods and disappearances after rains in Panama

In sectors such as La Gallinaza and Pedregal, some ravines have overflowed. People do their best to save their belongings. In Las Acacias, cars...

Costa Rica’s Agroexports Keep Slight Advantage Over Medical Devices

QCR BUSINESS - The value of exports from the agricultural sector remains slightly as the main generator of foreign exchange in the country, despite...

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an older man comes by. He tells your parents he’s a...

Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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