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Costa Rica

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Top Costa Rica Articles

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  • Take a chance on Guatemala

    Take a chance on Guatemala
    SANTIAGO ATITLAN, Guatemala — Edna Sloan sat at a table open to the street and its vendors, quietly sipping a local beer. Purchase of a beer in this pretty-enough town on Lake Atitlan entitles free access to a bano certified clean by our guide,...
  • 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...
  • Travelzoo: This Week's Travel Smart Deals

    Segment 1 (6am) Exotic Adventure Dubai and Bangkok Roundtrip airfare from LAX on Emirates Airlines (to Dubai, from Bangkok) 6 nights’ accommodations · 3 nights at the 5-star Fairmont Dubai · 3 nights at the 4.5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Airfare from Dubai...
  • Learning doesn't require a native language

    I bought a pineapple at the grocery store, and the process of preparing it for dinner brought back a flood of memories. Suddenly I wasn’t standing in my kitchen, but in a stark mission compound in San Jose, Costa Rica, helping to prepare a...
  • Lady Bears prep for trip to Costa Rica

    Lady Bears prep for trip to Costa Rica
    SPRINGFIELD, MO - The Missouri State women's basketball team held a shootaround Wednesday to discuss their upcoming trip to Costa Rica.  The 9 day team building trip kicks off Sunday and includes 10 practices, scrimmages and some rest and relaxation...
  • Costa Rican official gets the boot for video booty call

    Costa Rican official gets the boot for video booty call
    Another politician is in hot water for having explicit images of them online. This time around it's sexy video that's causing a scandal down in steamy Costa Rica. The busted government official is 39 year old Karina Bolanos. She was dismissed from her...
  • Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson wanted by Interpol

    Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson wanted by Interpol
    Interpol has issued an international wanted notice for conservationist and “Whale Wars” TV star Paul Watson, days after he skipped bail in Germany as Costa Rica tried to have him extradited. Watson was arrested at Germany’s Frankfurt...
  • 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...
  • Spring break with a twist

     Spring break with a twist
    Kids are notorious for the whine, "How much longer till we get there?" This time of year, with the excitement of the holidays long forgotten, the "there" isn't a destination, it's a date: spring break. But where to go and what to do? Disney? Been...
  • JetBlue plans new Fort Lauderdale-San Jose, Costa Rica service on June 27

    JetBlue plans new Fort Lauderdale-San Jose, Costa Rica service on June 27
    JetBlue Airways plans new daily, nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and San Jose, Costa Rica starting June 27, the airline announced Wednesday. To celebrate, JetBlue is offering sale fares from $129 one-way from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • A forest of possibilities

    A forest of possibilities
    With nearly 800 miles of coastline stretching along two oceans, it's no surprise that more than a million surfers and sun worship-pers flock to Costa Rica to enjoy its fabulous beaches each year. But in addition to breathtaking white sands and emerald-...
  • Starbucks sells $7-a-cup coffee. Can you tell the difference?

    Starbucks sells $7-a-cup coffee. Can you tell the difference?
    Coffee aficionados have a difficult decision to make: Spend $7 on a full lunch or on a single cup of Starbucks coffee? The brew in question: The Seattle giant’s new Costa Rica Finca Palmilera, its most expensive offering ever and also one of its...