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Manitoba (Canada) premier tweets photos of snow while vacationing in Costa Rica

Manitoba (Canada) Premier Brian Pallister appeared to marvel on social media in recent days at Winnipeg's wintry weather, but in reality, he was at his vacation home in tropical Costa Rica, his office has confirmed. Pallister's Twitter and Instagram accounts put up a few pictures...

Charly Jordan Gets Conked With A Shower Head While Vacationing in Costa Rica

CONFIDENTIAL - Charly Jordan, the Los Angeles-based model and DJ, experience a shower failure while filming a steamy video of herself showering in a red bikini while on vacation in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. The Las Vegas native who Costa Rica for two years while growing...

Canadian Denounced For Feeding Crocodiles In Tamarindo

Ministry of Environment (MINAE) will be opening a case against a Canadian man, recorded by residents of Tamarindo, feeding a crocodile near the "Chiriguinto" restaurant. The MINAE says the practice is dangerous because it creates a dependence oi these reptiles and they get used to...

Foreigners again dominated the Tamarindo Marathon

As had has been in the last five years, this 12th edition of the Tamarindo marathon was again dominated by foreigners, both male and female. The national classic was held this Saturday, starting at 4:30 am, with its classic humidity and around 2,600 participants. The Ethiopian...

Costa Rica Takes 4th Spot in Americans’ Home Buying Destinations Ranking

Based on our latest report, Costa Rica ranks 4th in the top 30 locations U.S. residents look up online when they think about buying a second home.   Costa Rica stands out as the 4th choice for American home buyers, falling 2 spots compared to 2015...

Costa Rica’s Slow Pace, Political Stability Attract Expats Weary of U.S. Uncertainty

According to a new report from International Living, Costa Rica’s political stability and low-key profile are proving to be increasingly strong draws for expats fleeing what they identify as political drama and uncertainty today in the United States. Costa Rica tops the list of destinations...

Manitoba’s NDP Raffle Off Chance To Live Like Premier Brian Pallister in Costa Rica

A Canadian political party is raffling off a vacation to Costa Rica, as part of a party fundraiser and to poke fun at Brian Pallister, Manitoba's Premier much-publicized vacation home in the country. On their website, Manitoba's New Democratic Party (NDP) is giving away a...

2017 Tamarindo Art Wave set for November

The Tamarindo Art Foundation, a non-profit NGO with big goals for the community, is in the early stages of planning this year’s Tamarindo Art Wave, the vie-day festival that presents the works of various artists for viewing and in some cases personal participation. The theme...

Luck In Tamarindo (Costa Rica)

Photos by Costa Rica radio personality and overall great guy, Evan Luck posted on his Facebook page. TGIF..... Evan broadcasts live on Radio Dos 99.5FM from Witch's Rock Surf Camp for the Pirate Radio Show every friday at 5 pm.

Canadian Premier Speaks Out On His Trips To Costa Rica

Manitoba (Canada) Premier, Brian Pallister, speaks out for the first time on his trips to Costa Rica since the opposition released documents suggesting he virtually unplugs while in Costa Rica. In a report by Canada's CTV news, Winnipeg, Pallister said, "If sending emails and phone...

Kristina Hughes finds her niche in Tamarindo

TODAY COSTA RICA, Tamarindo - You will very rarely see the lovely Kristina Hughes without her little half miniature pincher/chihuahua dog. It could be while walking the beach, or it could be in a business meeting for her internet marketing company, Pure Marketing. That’s because Hughes...

Construction of Restaurant On Disputed Land Halted in Tamarindo

(Tamarindo News) On May 22, the construction of a restaurant on a piece of land many believe to be the site of a Municipality-sanctioned public park was legally halted. The plot is currently facing a legal dispute between the concessionaire of the site who wants...

Tamarindo Goes For Ecological Blue Flag

Q COSTA RICA (Tamarindo News) The Chamber of Commerce and Tourism of Tamarindo (CCTT) will soon present the application for the Ecological Blue Flag Award, on the basis of the actions accomplished in 2016 pertaining to saving water, solid waste collection and Aedes aegypti...

6 Magical Places To Watch The Sunset In Latin America

(Q TRAVEL) By Simon Williams - Latin America boasts some of the worlds most postcard worthy beaches, particularly in Brazil and Costa Rica. As top honeymoon destinations, they wouldn’t be complete without some truly magical sunsets, and both offer them almost every night of...

What is Glamping?

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL - Glamping is a progressive term for a new kind of travel, defined as “Glamorous Camping”. When you’re Glamping, there’s no tent to pitch, no sleeping bag to unroll, and no fire to build. Recently, a global trend has caught fire...

Nicaragua Sets Eyes On Costa Rica’s Tourists

Q COSTA RICA - In a, if you can't have the province, take its tourists attitude, tourism operators in Nicaragua believe that the construction of the Costanera (Pacific coastal highway) will allow European and North American tourists arriving at Costa Rica's Liberia, Guanacaste airport...

Crack Down On Prostitution In San Jose

Q COSTA RICA / Many living and visiting Costa Rica's capital city know about San Jose's other side, the side where in bars, massage parlors and night clubs women (and men) offer sexual services for payment. A recent report by Crhoy.com says that 800 people...

UNA Veterinarians Save Ocelot Struck By Vehicle in Tamarindo

Q COSTA RICA, from Vozdeguanacaste.com - A group of veterinarians from the National University’s Smaller Species and Wildlife Hospital (HEMS-UNA) saved the life of an ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) that was struck by a vehicle in Tamarindo. The accident occurred on Jan. 12. Veterinarian Gilberth Cavallini...

Ecotourism in Tamarindo

Q COSTA RICA - The following is a blog entry by the twenty students from California State University (CSU) Channel Islands are in the middle of a 10-day trip to Costa Rica. The group arrived in Costa Rica on Sunday, January 8, 2017 and will...

Choosing Your Perfect Costa Rica Beach Vacation

(QBLOGS) I’ve lived in Costa Rica for over eighteen years and practiced law for fourteen of them. In the course of my law practice, which involves mainly foreign clients looking for properties to purchase and legal Residency status from the Immigration Department, I am...

Crocodile That Scared Tamarindo Tourists Moved to Nicoya Wildlife Area

(QCOSTARICA, by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) A crocodile that attacked a tourist last July in Tamarindo and caused consternation among beachgoers is no longer in the area: It now lives in a wildlife area in the canton of Nicoya. On Oct. 16, rangers at Las...

Family of Brit Gone Missing in Costa Rica Seek Answers Seven Years On

(QCOSTARICA via COMTEX) The family of Michael Dixon, who vanished seven years ago in Costa Rica - are still seeking answers on what happened to their loved one. Tuesday (18 October) marks the 7th anniversary of Michael's disappearance in the seaside holiday town of Tamarindo. Evidence...

Costa Rica Deals Put Canadian Boxing ‘Golden Boy’ Donny Lalonde On The Ropes

(QCR) A left hook by the great Sugar Ray Leonard in 1998 in Las Vegas knocked down Donny "Golden Boy" Lalonde. Although Lalonde lost that night, he also won big, paid US$5.5 million dollars and bragging rights. That was a long time ago. Lalonde and...

Costa Rica In Country Flights For Only ¢2.500 (plus taxes) One Way

QCOSTARICA - There is no better time to fly around the country than now. Considered the "low season", the national airline, Nature Air, will take you to anyone of it's 15 destinations across the country for as low ¢2.500 colones (US$5) plus taxes, for...

Informal Trade, Massage Parlors, Sale of Drugs Triggers Insecurity in Tamarindo

QCOSTARICA - Tolerated informal trade, massage parlours and other businesses used as criminal fronts, and private tour guide activities, among others, are factors the Fuerza Publica (police) say are the triggers of insecurity in the Pacific beach town of Tamarindo, Guanacaste Days ago merchants and...

Canadian Surfer Attacked by Crocodile in Tamarindo

QCOSTARICA - Val Muscalu of Montreal was attacked by a crocodile at Costa Rica’s Tamarindo Beach.  The attack occurred on his first day in Costa Rica, on March 6. The croc bit his foot, knocking him off his board. Muscalu swam to shore and was...

Playa Grande, Tamarindo

Photo by Fotos Aereas Costa Rica 

More Than 130,000 Canadian Tourists Come To Costa Rica

Tuesday 06 November 2012 |QTravel 130,000 visitors from Canada entered the country this year, which makes them one of the main generators of tourism for Costa Rica. Furthermore, Canada is the second biggest foreign exchange generated by tourism in Costa Rica, with $142 million last year. Canadian...

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