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Tuesday 27 June 2017

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...

How to Treat Traffic Police Officers in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - With the tourist season in full swing, many visitors choose to rent a car...

Tourists Can Reach Summit of The Chirripó By New Route Starting March

QCOSTARICA - Tourists visiting the Chirripó national park, starting in March can reach the summit of the highest...

Places To Stay In Costa Rica You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - Thinking of visiting Costa Rica? or already in Costa Rica and looking for something...

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

Nature Air Announces San Jose – Limon Daily Flights Starting Dec. 1

COSTA RICA TRAVEL NEWS -- Nature Air announced the launch of a new direct flight from San José...

“Save The Americans” (And Canadians) Is Costa Rica’s New Ad Campaign

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTFahWniGU4] QCOSTARICA - In the jungle, the city jungle, the human works tonight....in the jungle, the concrete jungle... The...

Aguirre To Be Renamed “Quepos”

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

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 Best Beaches in Costa Rica for a Cheap Vacation

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (TrueNomads) Here is my pick for the best beaches in Costa Rica, a country that...

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...

Street Food Friday: Rice and Beans Three Ways in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - Now that you know the country's most important phrase, where to geek out Av-style,...

Costa Rica’s Guanacaste, A Land of Contradictions

In the 21st century, the province of Guanacaste has become a land of contradictions. Known for many decades...

Glamping in Costa Rica!

Costa Rica Travel article and photos by Carmen Schaffer. I have never been one to be known for camping. The...

Top 10 Most Powerful Passports In The World 2014

COSTA RICA TRAVEL -- Have you ever wondered what are the best passports to have? Irisharoundoz.com, says to...

San José A Loveable City?

The capital city of Costa Rica has been ranked among the top five loveable cities in the world...

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...

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...

British Airline Announced Direct Flight Between London and Liberia Starting November 2015

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Starting November 2015,  Britain's Thomson Airways, the world's largest charter airline, will begin operating weekly...

“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...

Sunwing Vacations Launches Direct Service From Edmonton to Liberia, Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - The tropics got a little closer for western Canadians this week as Sunwing Vacations...

The Mountain Town of Puriscal

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

Poás, Costa Rica’s Most Popular Volcano

Poás Volcano National Park (in Spanish: Parque Nacional Volcán Poás) is a national park that covers an area...

Wellness Tourism A Growing Trend

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

Five Best Eco-Destinations in Costa Rica: USA Today

COSTA RICA TRAVEL  (USA Today) - Costa Rica knows which side its bread is buttered on. People don't...

Iberia Airlines Features Travel To Costa Rica

Ronda Iberia, the inflight magazine of Spain's Iberia Airlines has devoted the May issue - distributed in all...

World’s Top Tourism Destinations

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - We often wondered what countries would be most visited in the world. Based on...

The Question That Everyone Asks Me. Costa Rica or Mexico?

I am a travel agent, I think you should know this about me.  I really don't care for...

The Most Important Phrase to Know When Visiting Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL  - First-time visitors to Costa Rica will notice a particular saying that flows from the...

Costa Rica Among World’s Top Destinations For Medical Tourism

QCOSTARICA - Healthcare seekers contemplating value-based treatment overseas and looking for just the right destination should know that...

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...

Un-Cruise Adventures to Add Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL NEWS - Small ship line Un-Cruise Adventures is expanding to Costa Rica, Panama and the...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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...

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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...

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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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