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TripAdvisor: La Fortuna in Costa Rica is the best destination in the world for travel experiences

TripAdvisor has named La Fortuna de San Carlos in Costa Rica the best place in the world for travel experiences. The travel site has revealed the places – countries, and specific cities, towns and regions, grouped under ‘destinations’ – that are best for local tours,...

OIJ Raided Tourist Center in La Fortuna, San Carlos For Prostitution

The Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) raided a tourist center in San Carlos Friday afternoon, where Costa Rican and foreign women prostituted themselves. The tourist center La Roca, located in Javillos, is a bar where according to the OIJ, men and women would meet up...

A New Airport in the Northern Zone

A contract has been awarded to a French-Spanish consortium to carry out the location study and master plan for the new airport in the Huetar Norte Zone, in San Carlos, thanks to a contribution of ¢228 million colones (US$400,00 dollars) from the Corporación Centroamericana...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him and decided to invite Marge to know the incredible Poás Volcano in Costa Rica," explained the Tweet. Homero leyó las recomendaciones...

The Earth Shook For Melissa Mora, Literally, During Marriage Proposal

Wait, was that the Earth shaking? That was what Costa Rican model and singer Melissa Mora felt Sunday night when her boyfriend proposed marriage. Later she learned that the Eaarth shaking was from an earthquake that had just hit the beach town of Jaco and...

Costa Rica: Why some love it, why others hate it

Costa Rica is a country that seems to polarize travellers. When I told people who had already been there about my upcoming trip, I found they organized themselves into two distinct camps: the “Ohmigod, I looooooove Costa Rica!” group and the “Ugh, I was...

La Fortuna Transito Chief Kills His Girlfriend and Takes His Own Life

The chief of the Policia de Transito (traffic police) in La Fortuna de San Carlos, Pedro Arce Arya, 56, took the life of his live-in girlfriend Sunday night and later took his own life. According to preliminary reports, Arce used his regulation weapon for the...

Sex Slaves Lived In A Pigsty

(QCOSTARICA) The 13 women, all foreigners, sexually exploited in three bars in San Carlos and San Ramon, had to pay ¢10,000 colones (almost US$20) every time they went out and had to return at a pre-set time. That is the information revealed this Monday from...

Strong Quake Rocks Costa Rica’s North Saturday Night

The  Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) - Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica - reported a strong quake to hit Costa Rica's northern zone on Saturday. The quake, registering more than 5 degrees on with the epicentre located in La Fortuna...

Expropriations And Permits Are The Roadblocks To The San Carlos Road Project

(QCOSTARICA) Environmental challenges and lengthy expropriations are the dampers to the eagerness of President Luis Guillermo Solis inaugurating the road to San Carlos during his administration. In a visit to the area Thursday, the President saw first hand the work that has already been completed,...

French Couple Living in Costa Rica Swindled Out of US$275,000 By Their Laywer

(QCOSTARICA) The dream of a French couple living in Costa Rica to own a hotel was cut short by an unscrupulous lawyer, who allegedly made off with the money earmarked for their purchase of a hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos. Fabianne Fernande and...

Brave Tourists Try Zip Lining in Costa Rica

Associated Press |La Fortuna, Costa Rica • “I’m not sure I can do this,” I said to myself while climbing a few steps to take a practice ride for a zip line. I was in northern Costa Rica, in the shadow of the country’s majestic...

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