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San Jose in Costa Rica is many things to many people. Looming skyscrapers, glitzy malls, busy businessmen and a fast-paced lifestyle is perhaps the more obvious appearance to those visiting on ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
Costa Rica is teeming with exotic wildlife with lush rainforests populated with everything from exuberant monkeys to menacing crocodiles; sloths slinking in the shadows and jungle pathways misted ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
Costa Rica is full of nature reserves and wildlife parks, but one of the most popular is the Carara National Park, an easy day trip just 2 hours drive from San Jose and a key attraction for cruise ...
Close to the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula lies the laid-back, famously bohemian beach getaway of Montezuma. With its beautiful beaches, crashing waterfalls and colorful atmosphere, it’s a favorite ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, June 2012
This sliver of paradise caught between the crashing waves of the
Pacific and beautiful blue waters of the Caribbean is a dream come true
for beach lovers. Costa Rica offers something for ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, February 2012
The subject and site of almost all the sloth videos in existence, including Cooke’s, is the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica, also known as Aviarios del Caribe. Located just north of the mellow, ...
Forbes magazine, the respected business biweekly, recently selected Costa Rica‘s Manuel Antonio National Park as one of the world’s most beautiful protected areas. With 7000 of the planet’s ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, November 2012
Though Arenal Volcano is no longer spewing lava, the neighboring town of La Fortuna remains a great base for all sorts of activities, including hiking, horseback rides, canopy tours, spelunking and ...
It’s not easy being green, and Costa Rica‘s protected areas—roughly 20% of the country are expensive to protect. Only the most popular national parks, and those with easily observed borders, have ...
As Costa Rica's rainy season ("green season" in tourism terminology) intensifies, peaking in September and October, tourism slows to a crawl. Though the warm and jungled beaches may not be ...
The delicate land bridge that links the Americas was born of volcanoes,
thrust up above the ocean’s surface only 30 million years ago—the flick
of a hummingbird’s wing in geological time. Costa ...
Beckoning cool, misty and green above the humid tropical rainforests and hot, dry savannahs of the Costa Rican lowlands, beautiful Monteverde sits atop Central America’s high-altitude continental ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, October 2012
One of the best reasons to visit Costa Rica is to see the wildlife, obsessively protected by both the government and private interests, and often easily spotted from beautifully maintained trails in ...
Written by David J, February 2013
More than a quarter of Costa Rica is covered in rainforests, and one of the best ways to explore these enchanting ecosystems is via a zipline. First developed by American scientists, who wanted to ...
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