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Thursday 19 October 2017

“Costa Rica Elevated”: An Exuberant and Magical View of Pura Vida

Q COSTA RICA - "Costa Rica Elevated" is a must see video for anyone living, visiting, visited 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,...

New Zealand Minister Talks About Her Costa Rica Holiday, Complete With Creepy Crawlies

  QCOSTARICA  - The member of the New Zealand Parliament for the Auckland Central electorate, Nikki Kaye, spent her...

Costa Rica’s “Ultra-Low” Regional Airline Took To The Skies

Q TRAVEL - With a return fare starting at US$136.41, Volaris Costa Rica kicked off operations today with...

More “Low Cost” Flights Between US and Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS -- As of May 28, 2015 travelling between the U.S. and Central America will get...

Costa Rica: Where Environmentalism and Tourism Live in Harmony

Standing on the seashore at Playa Guiones, on Costa Rica’s northwest Guanacaste shoreline, and taking a look eastward,...

How to Protect Yourself Against the Zika Virus

QCOSTARICA via National Geographic - In the wake of reports of outbreaks in Latin America and the Caribbean,...

Costa Rica Visa Travel Guide

(Updated June 1, 2017) QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Looking to get away? Can't decide where? Costa Rica is a...

Problems You’re Going To Have When Becoming An Immigrant

(QTRAVEL) The following is from a great article by Claire Litton-Cohn on the Matador Network detailied ten unexpected...

Low Cost Airline Delays Start of Operations

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

SJO Planespotting: Eastern Makes Debut Arrival in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - This Eastern Air Lines jet made on Monday its debut arrival to the Juan Santamaria (SJO)...

In A Decade Costa Rica Could Have More Visitors Per Year Than Inhabitants

Q COSTA RICA - In less than two decades Costa Rica will have tripled the number of tourist...

Aguirre To Be Renamed “Quepos”

QCOSTARICA TOURISM - The Legislative Assembly this week approved in first debate a bill that renames the canton...

Hotel Occupancy in Costa Rica Shows Signs of Recovery

QCOSTARICA - Hotel occupancy has shown signs of recovery this year, with the highest levels of visitors in...

Foreign Tourists To Spend More in Costa Rica This Year

Costa Rica's travel and tourism industry is set to grow by about 5% in 2014, better than last...

Costa Rican Rescue Centre Uses Rocking Chairs To Help Orphaned Sloths Learn How To Climb Trees

QCOSTARICA - The Toucan Rescue Ranch in the Costa Rica has found a novel way of rehabilitating sloths...

Listening for the Sound Of Extinction In Costa Rica

(Q24N) La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica (CNN) - The "blue jeans" frog is practically screaming to be...

The Science Behind Airfare Pricing

(Q24N TRAVEL) A report by CNN makes a compelling argument to booking your flight last minute, to get...

Ways Travel Ruined My Life

(QTRAVEL) THIS MAY SOUND like an odd title for a travel blogger to use, but it’s true –...

Semana Santa in Costa Rica 2015

QCOSTARICA - Semana Santa in Costa Rica is a time for family and religious celebrations, or vacation at...

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...

Real Attraction of Costa Rica is the Weather

One of the real attractions of Costa Rica is the weather. Throughout the country you’ll find that temperatures...

Regular US-Cuba Flights To Begin Nov. 28

TODAY CUBA NEWS - American Airlines said it will begin regular flights from the United States to Havana...

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...

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...

The Magic of Nicaragua’s Colonial Granada

Travel News Report by Mary Serphos, Voz de Guanacaste - If you’ve stayed in Costa Rica for longer...

Tourists Perceive Guanacaste (Costa Rica) Is An Expensive Destination

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL NEWS - By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Coming to (visiting) Guanacaste is almost becoming a...

Go Out On A Limb: Costa Rica’s Best Tree Houses

QTRAVEL (Lonely Planet) Sleeping in a tree house is the best, maybe because it is something different, or...

Costa Rica Rural Tourism A Hit With Tourists

QTRAVEL (By Terri Colby, Star2.com) Deep-sea diving, zip-lining and surfing are well-known draws for tourists in Costa Rica, but...

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...

The world’s best and worst places to live are…

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica did not make it in the UK-based Legatum Institute has just released its annual...

Beyond the border: Costa Rica and Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL  by Killian Foz, BA.com - Until recently, Las Tablillas amounted to a few buildings and a...

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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