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Costa Rica

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  • Leaving the 'Newport Beach' bubble

    Leaving the 'Newport Beach' bubble
    Cassidy Lundy, 17, spent her summer vacation in a rural Costa Rican village, where she lived with an unfamiliar family who spoke a foreign language, traveling with no one she knew. It was the trip of a lifetime. "Honestly, I've completely changed as a...
  • Travelzoo: Travel Smart With Gabe Saglie

    Let Them Do the Driving Limo Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country Take a 5-hour chauffeured limousine tour of Santa Barbara wine country, visiting 3 top wineries in towns like Los Olivos and Solvang Between wineries, sip champagne in your 8-person...
  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
  • Options abound in vacation homes

    Options abound in vacation homes
    When it comes to vacation homes, there's something for everyone. You can own the whole thing or just a piece of it. Vacation homes are everywhere — in the mountains, in the city and from sea to shining sea. And there is evidence that after a six-...
  • Rollins College encourages students to embrace changing the world

    Rollins College encourages students to embrace changing the world
    What did you do on your summer vacation? For students at Winter Park's Rollins College, the answers include launching an eco-lodge project in Tanzania, founding a company that creates energy from waste and helping women in a South African village start...
  • Powerful Magnitude-7.6 Quake Strikes Costa Rica

    Powerful Magnitude-7.6 Quake Strikes Costa Rica
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck the northwest coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, collapsing homes, blocking highways and causing widespread panic. The quake struck Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula, on the Pacific...
  • 7.6-Magnitude Quake hits Costa Rican coast

    7.6-Magnitude Quake hits Costa Rican coast
    An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck the northwest coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, resulting in some damage, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula, on the Pacific coast about 87 miles west of the capital,...
  • Tsunami warning issued after quake off Costa Rican coast

    Tsunami warning issued after quake off Costa Rican coast
    (CNN) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck off of Costa Rica's Pacific coast, about 87 miles west of the capital, San Jose. It was centered more than 28...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season

    Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season
    The 34th season of the Pacific Symphony promises to be a memorable one: its busy lineup includes traditional favorites, pops concerts, a new Sunday series at Soka University and the second year of the opera-vocal initiative. The 2012-13 season begins...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • Spencer Pratt Arrested in Costa Rica

    Spencer Pratt Arrested in Costa Rica
    LOS ANGELES -- Spencer Pratt apparently has more than just marriage problems. He was recently arrested at an airport in Costa Rica for illegal possession of a firearm. According to an arrest document, obtained by TMZ, Pratt was busted for felony...
  • Costa Rican trade attache kidnapped in Venezuela

     
    Costa Rica's trade attache to Venezuela was kidnapped outside his home near Caracas and his captors demanded ransom for his release, the Costa Rican Foreign Ministry disclosed Monday....