| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:02 PM
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,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:51 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2012
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:18 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:26 AM
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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:49 AM
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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:38 PM
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?
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:39 PM
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-...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:10 PM
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...