Video games can help treat people with swallowing disorders

Costa Rica

Why you should visit Costa Rica during the green 'rainy' season

Why you should visit Costa Rica during the green 'rainy' season

Nonstop is a series of occasional articles exploring destinations easily reached from BWI-Marshall Airport.

After a morning spent dodging crocodiles on a safari down the Corobici River, you can catch an afternoon nap on the beach, perhaps beneath a snoozing sloth hanging from a tree. Your slumber is accompanied alternatively by crashing ocean waves and screeching monkeys.

Staying a week in Costa Rica provides opportunities for closeup encounters with exotic wildlife, canopy tours across forests and treks around volcanoes, all in a spectacular setting encompassing one of the world's most diverse ecosystems.

How far do you have to travel to find this paradise?...

45°