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U.S. should end special treatment for Cubans, Costa Rican minister says

The foreign minister of Costa Rica has called on the United States to abandon the Cuban Adjustment Act, saying it’s largely responsible for attracting tens of thousands of Cubans to … Click to Continue »

New admirers are flocking to Costa Rica and it's not before time

The first thing to know about white-water rafting on the Pacuare, Costa Rica’s most scenic river, is that you should not look at the souvenir T-shirts. as they may well put you off the thrills and spills.

Costa Rica registers first microcephaly birth linked to Zika

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rica has registered its first case of a baby born with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's health ministry said on Wednesday.

Costa Rica celebrates 113 days of 100-percent renewable energy (and counting)

Costa Rica is much more than a lush, green tourist paradise; it’s also a green energy pioneer. The small Central American nation has generated 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources for the past 113 days, and the run isn’t over yet. Show More Summary

Get Saltators in Costa Rica

Saltators, saltpotaters, salt n peppa, saltasaywhat? “Saltator” is another one of those “intriguing” names for certain bird species that live...

This House Gives You the Ultimate View of the Pacific Ocean

When everyone’s dream view of the beautiful Costa Rica coastline manifests itself into physical form, it’s something that must be celebrated. Titled the “Ocean Eye House,” this home designed by San José-based architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe sits right on the western edge of the Nicoya peninsula, facing towards the Pacific Ocean. Based on a series […]

This knockout modern house hugs the coastline, frames ocean views in Costa Rica

It’s the work of local architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe As the dog days of summer march on (and signal the season’s impending end), the gorgeous tropical vacation homes keep on comin’. Earlier this week, we wrote about this compact concrete...Show More Summary

Study Puts Costa Rica High In Global Geothermal

Costa Rica Ranks High In Geothermal Energy Production; Costa Rica ranked 3rd in America and 11th in the world for production of geothermal energy August 15, 2016 (Costa Rica News) "Costa Rica ranked third [among North and South America...Show More Summary

Surfers Hear Baby Whale Crying, What They Do Next Is Amazing

Catching waves is not all that surfers are up to these days. On the Boca Barranca beach in Costa Rica,... The post Surfers Hear Baby Whale Crying, What They Do Next Is Amazing appeared first on Lifehack.

Crowley Adds New Container Shipping Service

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that it is launching a new weekly fixed-day container shipping service between Jacksonville and Costa Rica.   The service’s

Boise State completes Costa Rica trip with 3-1 record

Zach Haney and Nick Duncan shined during the trip, but a number of new faces also emerged for the Broncos. The Boise State men’s basketball wrapped up a four game trip to Costa Rica Monday, finishing with a 3-1 record. On Friday, the Broncos tipped off with a doubleheader - an evening matchup against Brock University (St. Show More Summary

Uber is facing pushback in another country in the app's fastest-growing region

Thousands of tax drivers took to the streets around Costa Rica's capital, San Jose, on Tuesday to protest the continued operation of Uber in the country, where the ride-hailing app is working without government authorization, according...Show More Summary

Total of 78 People Detained During Protests Against Uber in Costa Rica

A total of 78 people were detained during taxi drivers’ protests against the Uber taxi service in Costa Rica, local media reported.

When Your Kid's Movie Becomes A Life Changing Moment (And Your Kids Wonder Why You Are Crying)

Summer vacation is ending. I sat on our worn in leather sofa snuggling with my husband, two kids, and our Costa Rican rescue cat Boo watching The Little Prince on Netflix. A year ago at this time we were flying to Costa Rica reduced to six duffle bags and open hearts grateful for the network marketing business I built to allow us this experience. Show More Summary

Hideaway in Costa Rica with Unbelievable Views

Casa Magayon by SARCO Architects is a luxury hideaway perched on an isolated hillside in the jungles of Costa Rica overlooking Papagayo Bay.  Every aspect of the design blends indoor and outdoor spaces to make the most of this incredible location. Show More Summary

A Charmingly Curious Baby Tamandua Introduces Himself to Coyote Peterson and His Crew

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

While spending time at the Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary in Costa Rica, Brave Wilderness host Coyote Peterson spent some time with a very curious and charming baby tamandua named Barrou, who introduced himself to everyone. Barrou was brought to the center after his mother was killed. The hope is to release Barrou back into the wild […]

Attention Baby Boomer – Be the explorer in your own life

A former Californian now living in Costa Rica shares tips that might make a change in your life. The post Attention Baby Boomer – Be the explorer in your own life appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Cheap Flights To Cuba and Costa Rica, Camping In Style And A Billion Miles

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn't have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. Show More Summary

Beachy Bachelorette Party? You Need These Mermaid Gift Sets!

Hello brides-to-be, Olivia from LivvyLand here and I’m sharing some fun news…I went to Costa Rica for my destination bachelorette trip! For our tropical beach getaway to celebrate I crafted my ‘maids a fun gift to welcome them to paradise and...Show More Summary

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