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Costa Rica

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  • Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

    Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination
    GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun flame out at the end of day, turning the sea and sky ablaze. I did...
  • Go Away With ... Tristan Prettyman

    Go Away With ... Tristan Prettyman
    Tristan Prettyman grew up surfing and enjoying the California lifestyle in San Diego, where she still resides. The singer, whose music was featured in the Josh Duhamel film "Safe Haven," got her career started playing in local clubs. Prettyman, 30,...
  • Go Away With ... Lance Briggs

    Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has always had a love for comic books, and creating his own has been a dream come true for the 31-year-old football player. "Seraph" -- created by Briggs and co-written with Phil Hester -- is one of eight titles in...
  • Go Away With ... Darley Newman

    There are many lifestyle shows about travel, but Darley Newman has tapped into a unique niche. The host, writer and producer of the Emmy Award-winning PBS series "Equitrekking," has combined her love of exploring with her passion for horses. "I think...
  • Spring break trips with a difference

    Spring break trips with a difference
    Spring into service with a "voluntourism" vacation. You can mix with the locals, living and working in communities on a variety of projects and activities, from teaching English to caring for youngsters in orphanages, taking part in community...
  • Taking the Kids -- to a new eco hotspot, Nicaragua

    Taking the Kids -- to a new eco hotspot, Nicaragua
    I'm talking to my daughter. Even better, she doesn't have that annoyed don't-nag-me-mom tone in her voice. It's one of those vacation afternoons I wish would last forever -- sunny skies, no place to be, no arguing and best of all, my youngest daughter...
  • Go away with Christa Wells

    Go away with Christa Wells
    Singer-songwriter Christa Wells says that in some ways, growing up in a military family prepared her for all the touring she does today. "I lived for four years in western Europe," says the 39-year-old musician. "I love travel and seeing the different...
  • Taking the Kids -- and the true secret to vacation happiness -- asking their help planning!

    Taking the Kids -- and the true secret to vacation happiness -- asking their help planning!
    Pity the California dad. He had spent a lot of money to take his wife and three daughters on an adventure trip to Costa Rica -- idyllic remote eco lodges, nesting sea turtles, monkeys in the trees, butterfly gardens. As adventures went, it hit all the...
  • Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro

    Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro
    Huber Matos Benitez, whose disenchantment with the Cuban Revolution he had helped lead brought him the wrath of Fidel Castro and 20 years in prison, died Thursday in Miami after a heart attack. He was 95. His death was confirmed by his grandson, Huber...
  • Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off

    Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off
    On Dec. 1, 1948 — 65 years ago this month — Jose Figueres, then president of Costa Rica, made a fiery and eloquent speech, after which he took a sledgehammer and bashed a hole in a huge stone wall at the nation's military headquarters, Cuartel...
  • BRASIL 2014: Grupos, resultados y horarios de juegos (hora local Florida/EEUU)

    BRASIL 2014: Grupos, resultados y horarios de juegos (hora local Florida/EEUU)
    Grupo A Brasil, Croacia, Camerún, México Junio 12: Brasil 3 vs. Croacia 1 en Sao Paulo Finalizado Junio 13: México 1 vs. Camerún 0 en Natal Finalizado Junio 17: Brasil 0 vs. México 0 en Fortaleza  Finalizado Junio 18: Croacia 4 vs. Camerún 0...
  • How to get health care if you retire abroad

    Most expatriates say health care in other countries is cheaper, and often better, than it is in the United States. That's a good thing, too, because Medicare doesn't cover health care outside of the U.S. You may be able to pay out of pocket for most of...