September / October 2019 Online Highlights
Costa Rica Lifestyle, Travel, Adventure and Business Magazine:
Howler’s September/October cover story highlights recent progress in restoring and protecting Cocos Island’s marine life through a renewed partnership between Costa Rica’s environment ministry and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. We also update readers on the dismissal of a longstanding Costa Rican court case against Sea Shepherd founder Captain Paul Watson. A related feature emphasizes the global need for urgency in adopting ocean-saving interventions, one “hope spot” at a time.
Our Travel & Adventure section takes you to La Carolina Lodge, where many pleasant surprises awaited the article’s author and his family during their active but relaxing stay. Creature Feature provides an overview of all 10 whale species that inhabit Costa Rican waters — their distinguishing characteristics and where you might spot them.
Surfing CR profiles the three Resano sisters from Nicaragua, and offers comprehensive tips for novice surfers who are patient enough to progress gradually.
Arts-Culture-Entertainment (ACE) invites you to explore Costa Rica’s artistic treasures at PINCEL, the country’s first online art gallery. Urban tourists can discover why Atenas has become so popular for offering the best of both worlds — big city living with the feel of a small farming town.
Pura Vida articles offer precautions about the keto diet craze and advice on leaving your expectations behind when relocating to Costa Rica. Learn some shortcuts to confident conversational Spanish and how to simplify your packing checklist for vacation apparel.
Insights into car rentals in Costa Rica, including key considerations for savvy comparison shopping, are provided in the cover story of Howler’s CR Biz / Dining Guide flip magazine. CR Biz 101 provides essential knowledge for business owners/operators regarding their employer responsibilities in Costa Rica. For property owners who aren’t ready to move here yet, we offer pointers on choosing a management company to handle your arrangements for long-term or vacation rental income. Also in our September/October mini-mag, find out why Belize is attracting many offshore banking clients, while LegalEase answers FAQs about tax reform in Costa Rica. An article titled “Fruits of Their Labor” describes a Reserva Conchal initiative helping local women provide food for their families and community.
Our Dining Guide cover story invites you to meet your friends at Cocina de Mercado. This is one of the three new hotel restaurants at the W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal, all open to the public, as featured in recent Howler issues.
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