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The 12 national parks that will reopen from May 18

Starting Monday, May 18, twelve national parks will reopen, but limited to operating at 50% capacity, and under new dynamics to prevent the spread of covid-19, and as part of the gradual reactivation of economic activities. The reopening of parks will be done simultaneously with...

4 Places You Must Explore on Your Next Visit to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most popular tourist hotspots in Central America- there are no two ways about it. After all, it’s replete with beautiful and relaxing beaches, awe-inspiring volcanoes, and massive rainforests. What’s more, the place has a number of interesting spots that...

MOPT tests in Monteverde new model in road building

With more than a decade under its belt to get this important road - the road to Monteverde - to one of the country's more important tourist destination, the government of Carlos Alvarado hopes to pull the proverbial rabbit out of the halls of...

The Drive To Monteverde

Last month, on February 8 (2019) to be precise, I had the occasion to drive to Monteverde. I hadn't done the trip in almost a year to the day and didn't really know what to expect. Maybe the road was finished. Highly unlikely, but one...

Amazing! This happened in Monteverde

The strong winds of this past Thursday affected several people visiting Monteverde, where winds on the road up (and down) from one of the most visited tourist desitnations ranged between 70 and 100 km/h ( 43 and 68 mph). In the video posted on Facebook...

Quality of Materials Delay Asphalt Of Road To Monteverde

The road construction to Monteverde, between Guacimal and Santa Elena, has suffered another setback, the asphalting will no longer be ready in September as promised by the previous administration. The fear of the residents is that they will not have the road by Christmas as...

Top 7 Places For Wildlife in Costa Rica National Parks

Costa Rica is one of those countries that has it all, everything from beaches and volcanoes, to jungles and national parks rich wildlife. Places like the coastal area of Tamarindo are packed full of beach bars and tour guides ready to take you zip-lining...

A surprise encounter with Costa Rica’s laziest animal

It’s 8:30 in the morning, and the birds are out in force in Tirimbina Reserve in Costa Rica’s northern lowlands. The early morning rain put a damper on their dawn activities, and now dozens of species are busy in the canopy reclaiming what is...

Costa Rica’s Rainforests

There are many wonders in Costa Rica, the rainforests are just one them in a country with unmatched biodiversity. While Costa Rica may be a small country, land-wise, there are nearly 100 species of trees in the rainforests. As well, the can't miss sloths,...

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...

Travel Instagrammer Hitting Out At Sexist Instagram

"When you have a tourism industry driven by images of people riding elephants... or holding sloths then you have a public that thinks 'I'm going to Costa Rica, or I'm going to Thailand to do that one activity'. It's very detrimental because you...

Six Unique Reasons To Visit Costa Rica By Sabrina Chakici

Where lush green rainforest meets the vast blue ocean and wildlife roams free, Costa Rica is the perfect ‘wanderlust’ destination for active adventurers. With so much to see and do, if you haven’t already visited the popular Latin American country here’s six reasons why you...

Things You Must Do in Costa Rica

From Project Expedition -  Literally meaning “Rich Coast," Costa Rica is home to thousands of exotic species of flora and fauna, pristine beaches, rain and cloud forests, and active volcanoes. Whether you are looking for a relaxed vacation, or an adventure-filled one, Costa Rica...

More Security at New Mega Bus Terminal

QCOSTARICA  by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Including tourists, workers and Costa Ricans who journey to Guanacaste and other destinations, more than 10,000 people cross paths daily at the new 7-10 mega bus terminal located on the north side of downtown San Jose. The central station began operating on August 3rd and is now where the Alfaro bus company, which makes trips from Guanacaste to San Jose, makes its...

Monteverde Cloud Forest zipline

Costa Rica's forests are nearly as diverse as the creatures that live within them. Blanketing the lower reaches of the Tilarán Mountains in the northwest, the Monteverde Cloud Forest stands in near perpetual mist and harbors an extraordinary abundance and diversity of life. Its...

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