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Friday 18 August 2017

Sea Turtle Nestings Draw Tourists to Costa Rica

In honour of the 14th annual World Turtle Day, Tulemar Resort in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, provides useful...

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...

Costa Rica To Host Central America Travel Market

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica will be the host country for the Central America Travel Market (CATM),...

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...

Aguirre To Be Renamed “Quepos”

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

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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: Family and other animals

The sound of cicadas fills the forest like a screeching jet engine. You step over a dark trail...

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...

Ready For The Long Weekend?

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

Costa Rica’s Cruise Ship Season Begins With The Arrival of the Carnival Legend

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - The cruise liner season in the Costa Rican Pacific began with the arrival Sunday...

Dolphins, Whales To Be Honoured At Tourism Festival in Bahia Ballena

COSTA RICA NEWS  - From 2010 to 2013, the sighting of whales and dolphins boomed in Costa Rica...

Costa Rica is a Top Port of Call for Cruise Ships

Travelers who are looking for a tropical destination on their next vacation might want to consider a cruise. There...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Manuel Antonio To Have Safer Trails For Visitors

Providing safer trails for visitors is part of the plan in the rebuilding 100% of the eight paths...

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...

Costa Rica Pet Friendly Hotels

COSTA RICA TRAVEL -- As we approach to the holiday season, many start thinking about places to go. For...

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...

The Mountain Town of Puriscal

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

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’s Guanacaste, A Land of Contradictions

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

San José A Loveable City?

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

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...

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...

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,...

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Bolivia Inaugurates Construction of its First Electric Railroad

The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in a public ceremony that brought together...

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...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention visitors. With 58,000 square meters (624,000 square feet), Panama’s planned Amador...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America because he promotes the racism and...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica) from the Mercado Bourbon, in the...

Government Threatens Local Businesses With Fines For Links Uber

Q COSTA RICA - Restaurants and hotels expose themselves to sanctions and administrative procedures per campaign of royalties and discounts of Mother's Day Entrepreneurs express...

Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

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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...

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...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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