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Wednesday 28 June 2017

Why Costa Rica Remains One Of The World’s Top Retirement Destinations

When we got married almost 15 years ago, we wanted to make it something special. So we did...

Renting A Car At The San Jose Airport

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - At Juan Santamaría International (San Jose) airport terminal, the five major car rental companies are...

Welcome Low Prices and Competition

(QCOSTARICA) In the past few years Costa Rica and Central America has transformed from being a two major...

New Airline Aims To Connect Travelers Within The Region

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - A newly launched airlines plans to offer flights to destinations in Central and South...

Only 4.5 Hours to Make The Five-Hour Drive to San Jose Airport

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (The Globe and Mail) - Only 4.5 hours to make the five-hour drive to the...

Costa Rica Has One Of The Top 10 Pools In The World To Rent

QCOSTARICA - Do you love pools? If so, right here in Costa Rica there is one of the...

‘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,...

JetBlue Adds Nonstop Florida – Costa Rica Flight

On Thursday JetBlue launched its daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International airport (FLL) and Costa Rica's...

Double Decker Bus Tours of San José To Start Dec. 16

COSTA RICA TOURISM -- Foreign and local tourists will have the option of a double decker bus of...

Love chocolate? Go to the Chocolate Festival in Puerto Viejo Costa Rica

  QCOSTARICA by Shannon Farley, - Don’t you just love chocolate? There’s something about its creamy, gooey, mouth-melting goodness that...

Costa Rica tops my list of stunning places

Stuff.co.nz  - Costa Rica isn't a destination that would make the bucket list of many Kiwis, but it...

Newest Hard Rock Hotel Heads To Costa Rica

UPDATE: Jan 26, 2017:  The Hard Rock Hotels informed us that opening date has changed from 2019 to...

The World’s Most Punctual Airports and Airlines Are In Costa Rica. NOT.

QTRAVEL - A new report reveals that Japan's airports are the most punctual in the world. The OAG...

A Peek Over The Mountains – Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA TRAVEL - As a result of an immersion program, my Spanish teacher’s adventurous spirit and emergency...

“Vamos A Turistear” Is Back

"Vamos a Turistear" is back, the program by the tourism institute to draw the attention of national tourists...

Fractional Ownership in Costa Rica

Guanacaste, Costa Rica (PRWEB)  - With a 128% increase in inquires and sales over the first 90 days...

Check Out This Cool Illustrated Map of Costa Rica

Created by Maria Rabinky. Click here  to check out other creations of hers at: facebook.com/IllustratedMaps.RabinkyArt  •  IllustratedMaps.com

Costa Rica’s Beaches: The Safe And The Not Safe

For those heading out to the beaches this Semana Santa, local television channel 7 news has presented a...

Costa Rica: The Gulf of Papagayo, a showcase of marine diversity

Just 30 minutes from the Daniel Oduber International Airport and 217 kilometers northeast of San José, the Gulf...

Vida Travel Media Launches Costa Rica Guest Magazine

The new specialty magazine of Costa Rica targets travelers looking for more authentic and meaningful travel experiences. Its...

More European Arrivals For Central America

Q TRAVEL - More Europeans will be arriving in Central America this year, with the start of new...

Costa Rica Hotels Inflate Online Prices To Offer Discounts

QCOSTARICA - The Costa Rican Chamber of Hotels (Cámara Costarricense de Hoteles - CCH) warns of hotel operators...

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"...

Escape to Paradise in Costa Rica

by Starr Daubenmire, International Living / QTravel I am not a “dissatisfied” American. Sure, I complain about things like...

Stunning Costa Rica Homes Open Their Doors To Vacationers

Costa Rica had a record year for tourism in 2013, reaching a record 2.42 million tourists, a 3.6%...

Costa Rica’s Isal del Coco Among The Best Locations To Swim With The Sharks

For those brave souls who are looking to swim or dive with sharks in their natural habitat, there...

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...

In Search of Pura Vida: The Magic of Costa Rica

Pura vida is a simple phrase that means "pure life." It is a greeting heard as frequently as...

Dilemma Caused by Unpaved Road in Playa Santa Teresa Arrives at the New York Times

While Costa Rica's tourism officials spend millions telling the world how "esencial" Costa Rica is, images like the...

My 10 most epic travel fails and what I learned from them

Q TRAVEL - I’d go as far and say that on 80-90% of our trips we experience travel...

House Sitting May Be The Perfect Way To Travel To Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Did you know that in Costa Rica there are beach houses and mansions in the mountains...

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...

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Staying Single Was A Good Business For Children of Government Pensioners

Q COSTA RICA - Staying single (not legally married) was a good business for dozens of children of government employee pensioners. Their 'single' status...

Clashes Between Uber and Taxis Continue, The Latest At The San Jose Airport

Q COSTA RICA - The clashes between formal taxi and Uber drivers continues in Costa Rica, with the latest on Tuesday night, this time...

FIA Preparations Worsen Downtown San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - If you are thinking of heading into downtown San Jose today, or for the rest of the week for that...

Belen Residents Complain Of Bad Odors Of Collapsed Landfill On San Jose Side Of The Virilla River

Q COSTA RICA - Environment and Health (Ambiente y Salud) authorities are investigating a "very serious problem" occurring over the weekend in a slope...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was...

Stolen Police Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Top Court, Interior Ministry

TODAY VENEZUELA – A helicopter from the Venezuela’s Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigations agency was stolen Tuesday evening, circled around the Supreme Court building,...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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