| Apr 13, 2009
Pink slip travelers? Furlough tourists? Jobless vacationers? Call them what you will, they are a surprising new target for travel bargains aimed at the unemployed, the furloughed and jittery workers fearful of being laid off.
Discounts are nothing new...
| Apr 15, 2009
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich couldn't survive an impeachment trial, but perhaps he'll fare better in a Costa Rican jungle where scheming is more than allowed—it's encouraged.
The indicted pol has agreed to appear on "I'm a Celebrity … Get Me...
| Apr 28, 2009
| 10:44 AM
In an age of widespread air travel, it is difficult, if not impossible, to contain a newly emerged infectious agent, and that is proving to be the case with swine flu, as isolated outbreaks continue to be confirmed around the world, with new cases...
| Apr 5, 2009
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- The Costa Rican wedding of football star Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen was interrupted by gunfire Saturday night when security guards hired by the pair fired shots at paparazzi photographers.
The photographers --...
| May 10, 2009
SEATTLE -- The number of swine flu-related deaths outside Mexico has inched up to five with the U.S. reporting its third fatality and Costa Rica its first, both involving men who also had underlying illnesses.
The number of confirmed cases of the...
| Feb 8, 2009
For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 9:03 AM
Monday, July 19th
Ultimate Summer Escape Series Set-up/Interview
A quick overview of the series itself, highlighting all Costa Rica has to offer from its sustainability efforts, to recreation, and rest and relaxation.
Tuesday, July 20th
| Jul 19, 2010
| 9:44 AM
OFFICIAL RULES FOR
"Ultimate Summer Escape" Sweepstakes
1. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary to enter or claim a prize. Sweepstakes runs from Monday, July 19, 2010 9:00 pm (CT) through Friday, July 30, 2010 at 9:30 pm (CT) (the "Sweepstakes Period")....
| Jul 19, 2010
| 11:06 AM
Ultimate Supper Escape Costa Rican Stay Sweepstakes
1. HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED AND OUTSIDE THE KIAH VIEWING AREA. Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 pm (CT) on Monday, July 19, 2010 and ends at 11:59 pm (CT)...
| Dec 6, 2009
They showed up at Rod Blagojevich's home before the sun.
By daylight, federal agents had arrested and handcuffed the governor, throwing him -- and all of Illinois -- into one of the most momentous and absurd times in the state's sordid political history....
| Apr 15, 2009
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was inching toward a black SUV that would take him from federal court, declaring his innocence as he tried to shuffle through a thick ring of pushing and shoving TV cameramen and news reporters who shouted questions while...
| May 6, 2010
How about planning a little plastic surgery or other medical treatment on the cheap into your next family vacation? Call it medical tourism and possibly the next big trend for those who want to look or feel better and save money too.
The basic idea...