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Road Trip with Avanti Rent A Car

Road Trip with Avanti Rent A Car

Day Trips in Guanacaste Costa Rica: Road Trip with Avanti Rent A Car. Just a day trip away from the busy Tamarindo tourist scene, you may be surprised by the discoveries awai

Where the Rivers Meet the Sea

Where the Rivers Meet the Sea

Above Photo Caption: Playa Cabuyal in the Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste. Where the Rivers Meet the Sea: Waterways in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is blessed with a sturdy backbone, t

Quakers of Costa Rica

Quakers of Costa Rica

Peace in the Valley: The Monteverde Quakers of Costa Rica. Costa Rica has been proclaimed the jewel of Central America for some time, with many good reasons. Biodiversity and

10 greatest waterfalls in Costa Rica

10 greatest waterfalls in Costa Rica

10 greatest waterfalls in Costa Rica. Photos by James Kaiser • Text by Karl Kahler. In a  country that ranges in altitude from 12,533 feet to sea level, and where some regi

Atenas Costa Rica: Best of Both Worlds

Atenas Costa Rica: Best of Both Worlds

Atenas Costa Rica: Best of Both Worlds.  Nestled in the mountains and lush fields of Costa Rica’s Alajuela province is a town called Atenas. Ideal weather, creature comfort

The Best Cup of Costa Rican Coffee I Never Had

The Best Cup of Costa Rican Coffee I Never Had

Cool Places: The Best Cup Costa Rican of Coffee I Never Had.  I’m sitting at Doña Mireya’s kitchen table in the Monteverde Ecological Sanctuary, a patch of rainfores

Soda y Mirador Cinchona: More Than Just Great Food

Soda y Mirador Cinchona: More Than Just Great Food

Soda y Mirador Cinchona or Colibri Cafe: More Than Just Great Food.   One of the ways to experience the real Costa Rica is to dine in a “soda,” Tico slang for a small re

Sala Garbo: Where Indie Film Buffs Flock

Sala Garbo: Where Indie Film Buffs Flock

Sala Garbo: Where Indie Film Buffs Flock.  When Sala Garbo opened its doors in 1977, the goal was to give San José moviegoers a taste of independent film culture. Conceived

Piedras Blancas National Park: The Other Osa

Piedras Blancas National Park: The Other Osa

Piedras Blancas National Park: The Other Osa:  Famously proclaimed by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on earth,” the Osa Peninsula has a speci

Life Under the Volcanoes: Costa Rica and the Ring of Fire

Life Under the Volcanoes: Costa Rica and the Ring of Fire

Life Under the Volcanoes: Costa Rica and the Ring of Fire.  If you live in Costa Rica long enough, it becomes almost boring. “Honey, did you feel that one?” Earthquakes,

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