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Sunday 23 July 2017

Costa Rica Among The 12 Best Countries for Americans Who Want to, Y’Know… Live Abroad All of a Sudden

(Q TRAVEL via Thrillist.com) America's classic shut-down line is "Love it or leave it," which, strictly speaking, is...

Getting Cheap Flights in Latin America

Q TRAVEL  / In much of the globe, air travel has been completely revolutionized over recent years as...

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...

How Do We Define North, South, Latin America

Q TRAVEL / The term 'Americas' refers to the continents of North and South America and all of...

Don’t Leave Home Without Plans For An Emergency

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL (By Emily Sohn, Special to The Washington Post) One morning during a family trip...

Ecotourism in Tamarindo

Q COSTA RICA - The following is a blog entry by the twenty students from California State University...

Win A Costa Rica Holiday By Taking Photos

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL  / If you are a UK resident, here is your chance to win a...

Counting Crocs in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA (Anne Kallas, Vcstar.com) Twenty students from CSU Channel Islands are in the middle of a...

Is Costa Rica Really The World’s Happiest Place?

Q COSTA RICA (Gary Burchett, news.com.au) - THESE words come to you from the “happiest place on earth”. In...

Shake Up In Low-Cost Airlines In Costa Rica?

Q COSTA RICA - The low-cost airline Wingo that began operations in Costa Rica last month announced the...

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...

Find Out Which Are The Most Punctual Airlines Landing in Costa Rica

Q TRAVEL - Are you in the need to be punctual? In addition to price and customer service,...

Costa Rica No. 4 Of The World’s 10 Best Places to Retire in 2017

From International Living - For just over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated, and...

Low-cost Airlines Push Down Regional Fares

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL - Aggressive strategies by low-cost carriers are poised to overthrow the region's established airline...

Green Alert Issued For Central Valley Effect Of Turrialba Volcano Eruptions

Q COSTA RICA - Strong winds and a sustained eruption by the Turrialba volcano that began on Monday,...

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...

Someone Actually Determined Which Airline Has The Sexiest Flight Attendants (According To Study)

(Q TRAVEL) When looking to book a flight, 95 percent of us focus on one thing, the price....

“How Can I Find a Job Overseas?” Question Answered

Q TRAVEL - At the Q we get many inquiries about working in Costa Rica. The questions generaly...

Why Air Travel in Latin America is So Expensive

Q COSTA RICA - It can cost as much or more to fly from San Jose to Managua...

Here’s why flights take longer than they did 50 years ago

Q TRAVEL - Let’s look at it this way, you a passenger, what would you prefer flying New...

“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...

Air Canada Inaugurates Twice-Weekly, Non-Stop Service Between Montreal and San Jose

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL - Canada's airline, Air Canada, on Thursday inaugurated its new twice-weekly flights between Montreal...

Surprising Facts About Spider Monkeys

Q COSTA RICA - Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) tend to stay high off the ground in the canopy...

Costa Rica Eliminates Entry for EU Schengen, Japan Visa Holders

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - In a circular dated November 7, 2016, Costa Ricaabruptly changed its migration policy...

Tales of Costa Rica’s South Pacific

Q TRAVEL - It's a rainy night in San Jose. The lurid neon lights of the capital city's...

Tourism Has A Dangerous Obsession With “Paradise.”

Q TRAVEL - Early motivations for travel included hunting, trading, pilgrimages and, for the British nobility who took...

Staying Safe In Central America

Q TRAVEL - As the cold begins to grip the northern hemisphere, many start thinking about southern climates,...

The Best Places To Be An Expat: Costa Rica Is Sixth In The World

Q COSTA RICA - Due to certain recent news in the United States (the election of Donald Trump),...

Costa Rican Beaches To Ease Your Winter Blues

Q TRAVEL - The winter blues sets in shortly after the cheer of the holidays has passed. But...

Zika Virus in Costa Rica: What You Need To Know Before You Travel

Q TRAVEL - The holiday travel season is here and Costa Rica is a very popular destination for...

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...

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...

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Artisans Lost Fight For Call 13 bis, Agree To Relocate

After 22 years of conflict and uncertainty, the artisans of Calle 13 bis, on the west side of the Plaza de la Democracia, in...

USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

Q SPORTS - After reading the two main articles in La Nacion on last night's semi-finals game between Costa Rica and the United States,...

Is Tesla gearing up for a big surprise? Or is it hiding something?

TSGMAX - For a car that is widely expected to take the world by storm soon -- and that is now officially in production...

The Typewriter Over the Computer

The typewriter might be the snail-writer but it still has advantages over your computer. For one, your ‘files’ cannot be hacked and stolen. The...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th....

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

Q SPORTS - Bruce Arena wasn’t in charge the last time the United States faced Costa Rica, but he’s well aware of the final...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show off my expertise to no one...

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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...

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...

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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