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Wednesday 23 August 2017

Costa Rica World Fishing Competition Encourages Tourism

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - From April 12th to 17th, 316 participants from 27 countries will be competing in the...

Low Cost Airline Delays Start of Operations

QCOSTARICA - The airline of Salvadoran origin VECA Airlines, which announced in November promotions for their first flights...

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...

Ceviche-Tasting in San Jose’s Mercado Central

Mercado Central in Costa Rica’s capital San José is my kind of place: a bustling, crammed market filled...

BuzzFeed Founder’s Costa Rican Hideaway

(QTRAVEL via Nytimes.com) Dozens of surfboards bobbed on the Pacific waves rolling in as the sun came down...

How to Travel Around Costa Rica While Studying for a Degree

Ah, Costa Rica: where you can hike through rainforests or up volcanoes, see a variety of wild animals...

Finding paradise: Texan Shares Tales From Trip To Costa Rica

Q TRAVEL by - The sounds of the rainforest awaken me without fail. No need for an alarm...

Holiday Guide to Costa Rica: Beaches and Adventures

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - The essential itinerary for Costa Rica was defined long ago: Manuel Antonio for the beach,...

Avianca Launches “Central America” Travel for US$249

The Colombian airline, Avianca and the tourism boards of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica...

Want to go to Cuba? Here’s What It’s Like To Be A Yanqui in Havana

(Q24N) Tim Rogers gives us a glimpse of Cuba from a Yanqui's point of view in his article...

Tourists Can Tour San Jose In Just 90 minutes

COSTA RICA NEWS -- City Square Tour is a new way for nationals and foreigners to discover and...

Border Run to San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

The stoney-faced border official raps the security glass at me through the window, recognizing that I speak Spanish,...

Countries Americans Should Visit Before Trump Becomes President

(QTRAVEL) Though Costa Rica is not on the list, the article by Jessie Beck post on Onyourterms.com has...

Costa Rica Cloud Forests

By Kerry La, Costa Rican Times/QCostarica You’ve heard of rainforests and maybe even remember hearing a few other types...

San Jose – La Habana For Only US$399!

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - The Colombian airline, Avianca,  is offering La Habana (Havana), Cuba for only US$399, return, from...

10 Mistakes to Avoid Traveling in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA by Sammi, Mytanfeet.com - We love talking to other travelers in Costa Rica to hear about their...

Costa Rica Among “The Worst Eco-Offenders on Earth,” Says Yahoo

COSTA RICA TRAVEL NEWS -- Costa Rica is listed among the "The Worst Eco-Offenders on Earth Will Surprise...

Southwest Airlines Announces New Service To Liberia

(QCOSTARICA)  Southwest Airlines  is expanding service from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to the Daniel Oduber International airport...

5 Reason You Should Travel Alone (At Least Once!)

Q TRAVEL - This past summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Costa Rica to do...

Brits Promoting Costa Rica Travel

With the launch of Thomson Airways direct flights to Costa Rica from London, the UK's leading newspaper The...

Costa Rica Surf Brand Acquires Landmark Hotel in Tamarindo

  PRESS RELEASE - Tamarindo, Costa Rica - Witch’s Rock Industries S.A. recently acquired Tamarindo’s historic Hotel Pueblo Dorado....

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...

Four Seasons Offers Golf Vacation Jet-Setting From Miami to Costa Rica & West Indies

QTRAVEL (www.miami.com) What’s better than a round of golf in Miami?  A round of golf in Miami that...

A journey to Costa Rica

College student Brandon Wesneski recently had a different kind of spring break. And it makes him thankful for...

An The Winner Is … San José Wins Travel Award

COSTA RICA NEWS - San José was awarDed the "“Mexico & Central America’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination,”...

Busing It From Costa Rica To Nicaragua: Part 1

Until Marilyn and I obtain our residency in Costa Rica, we need to leave the country every three...

Costa Rica Among 5 Best Places to Move to if You Don’t Like the Election Results

(QTRAVEL) Amy Schumer said she’d move to Spain. Bryan Cranston said he’d move to Canada. Jon Stewart said...

How Does Costa Rica Gets Its Laid-Back Attitude? (Infographic)

QCOSTARICA - As the weather in the North gets nasty, getting away to a tropical climate like Costa...

7 Habits of Happy Expats in Latin America

QTRAVEL - Few things compare to the adventure of moving to another country. From the moment you step...

La Casona de Laly in Escazu Closed!

(qCOSTARICA) The famous restaurant La Casona de Laly in downtown Escazu has been shut down by health officials. The...

2,665,000 Tourists Visited Costa Rica In 2015

QCOSTARICA - The numbers are in, Costa Rica had 2.665.000 visitors in 2015, a growth of 5.5% over...

Costa Rica Eliminates Entry for EU Schengen, Japan Visa Holders

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - In a circular dated November 7, 2016, Costa Ricaabruptly changed its migration policy...

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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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