Earthing? Forest Bathing? Costa Rica!

Travelers in search of innovative wellness therapies that promote a sense of wellbeing and vitality should consider Costa...

Eco-tourism in Costa Rica

Nature reserves in rainforests, protection programs for threatened flora and fauna, organically farmed cacao for cocoa production -...

Meet the Stars of Paradise

Visitots arriving at the Juan Santamaria International airport - San Jose (SJO) - can start of their adventure...
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Travelling to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

History of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is apart of Luzerne County...

How to Save Money Abroad: Thinking Like An Economist

A record number of tourists and business travelers visited another country in 2016, and this year is already...

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...

Air France Adds An Additional Flight To Costa Rica For the 2017-2018 Season

With the increase in European tourists eyeing Costa Rica for their vacation spot and the option of no...

Website/App Helps User Find The Best Beach In Costa Rica For Vacation

Q TRAVEL - GoPlaya is a new app created by two friends who leave the beaches of the...

Ready For The Long Weekend?

(QCostarica) Monday, July 25,  is a holiday in Costa Rica, the commemoration of the annexation of the province...

What $16,500/night gets you in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL (via New York Post) - Costa Rica’s Papagayo peninsula, situated along the Central American country’s northwest...

10 Of The Best Beaches in Costa Rica To Have The Best Trip Of Your Life

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - When one thinks of Costa Rica the first to come to mind is the land...

10 Things that Don’t Make Sense on the Bus from Nicoya to San Jose

QCOSTARICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste - At the height of 2015, many companies are fighting to offer...

Costa Rican Agritourism Growing More Popular

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Deep-sea diving, zip-lining and surfing are well-known draws for tourists in Costa Rica, but rural...

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....

Monteverde & the Quakers: The Past that Preserved the Future

Monteverde in Costa Rica, is one of those places that you visit excepting to see beauty, but still...

Local Vacation Periods in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Whether you are traveling to Costa Rica for the first time ever (congrats!) or heading...

The Mountain Town of Puriscal

QCOSTARICA by Paul, retireforlessincostarica.com - Puriscal is a canton (county) within San Jose province. Its heart and capital...

Send In The Sloths: Costa Rica Touts Its Wildlife To Lure Tourists

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Last year, the Costa Rica Tourism Board (Insituto Costarricense de Turismo - ICT) and its...

Avianca Begins Direct Flights Between San Jose And San Andres

(QCOSTARICA) Starting last Friday, the Colombian airline, Avianca, is now offering three weekly direct flights to the Caribbean...

Panama Launches Campaign To Woo Costa Rica Tourists

(QCOSTARICA) The Government of Panama, in alliance with Air Panama, has launched a promotion offering special packages for...

Wellness Tourism A Growing Trend

QCOSTARICA - Sustained growth has been projected in "wellness" tourism in the region, which still needs to make...

Tourism: How Much Does it Pay to Be “Green”?

When it comes to making a choice, there is a clear preference by travelers for "green" hotels and...

Government Says Playa Naranjo Ferry Service Will Be Restored Next Week

UPDATE: March 27, 2015 - The ferry service will resume on Sunday, March 29, says Coonatamar and with...

More Than Half of Municipalities Will Allow Liquor Sales During Easter

QCOSTARICA - 46 of the 81 cantons so far have said they will allow the sale ofl liquor...

Luxurty Tourists Arrive in Costa Rica By Sea

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica reported more than 2.5 million arrivals by all ports of entry in...

Aguirre To Be Renamed “Quepos”

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

“Tico Talk” Aims To Teach Potential Visitors How Costa Ricans Talk

QCOSTARICA - “¿quiere un yodo?”  (want a coffee) is one of the phrases that the Instituto Costarricense de...

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 A Record In Tourism In 2014

QCOSTARICA - Almost 70% of international arrivals by air corresponded to North American visitors, followed by Europe with...

Costa Rica Looking To Attract Tourists With Purchasing Power

COSTA RICA TOURISM - Costa Rica aims to attract tourists with more purchasing power, educated and who stay...

Things You Might Not Know About Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (Mentalfloss.com) Costa Rica is as well known for its beautiful natural landscape and bustling biodiversity...

Costa Rica Among Top Destinations Canadians Will Head To For Winter

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - With a cold winter ahead, many Canadians will be escaping down south in search...

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

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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Prosecuters Ask Corruption Charges Against Presidenta Chinchilla Be Dropped

Prosecutors have asked the judges of the criminal court (Sala III) to dismiss a complaint brought by opposition lawmaker Patricia Perez against Presidenta Laura...

I fell for Costa Rica rapidly!

(QTRAVEL)  The first thing to know about white-water rafting on the Pacuare, Costa Rica’s most scenic river, is that you should not look at...

U.S. Fugitive Who Mocked Costa Rica’s Law Enforcement Escapes. Is Recaptured. Again.

The man who mocked Costa Rica law officials escaping their custody, John Wesley Saatio, an expert in escapes,  escaped from U.S. law enforcement officials...

Interpol: 20 international fugitives caught in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Interpol, the world’s largest international police organization, said authorities arrested 20 wanted criminals in the Dominican Republic in the...

Costa Rica’s Central Bank Does Not Foresee Drop In Interest Rates

If the burden of your debt if getting more difficult each month, don't expect it to get any easier for 2013. The Banco Central de...