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Life in Quarantine

Life In Quarantine - Stay Balanced Pura vida in quarantine?! Yes, it’s possible. Breathe once …  breathe twice.    The [...]

Adventure Travel Connections

When you finally decide to make your first trip to Costa Rica, or even a return visit, the choices of [...]

Nine Cool Things To Do in Costa Rica

When contemplating fun things to do in Costa Rica, you’ve probably heard a lot about ziplining adventures over the cloud forest[…]

Skybound: Flying Costa Rica’s Airstrips

Photo above: Co-piloting this recent flight departure from Liberia was Kyle Berger, a Costa Rican native now working with Air [...]

Surfing Witch’s Rock With Robert August

Robert August’s jokes are pretty corny. Yet, it’s a privilege hearing them told by someone who happens to be a [...]

Oculoplastic surgery in Costa Rica

Oculoplastic surgery is a medical specialty within the branch of eye surgery. This means that oculoplastic surgeons are first and [...]

March/April 2020 Online Highlights

Costa Rica Lifestyle, Travel, Adventure and Business Magazine:

Getting from point A to B in Costa Rica can be easier, cheaper and a lot more fun when road travel is not your only transportation mode. Adventure connections are the way to go! From white water rafting to cloud forest hikes, the options for added excitement on your trip route are unlimited. Discover these possibilities in our Mar / Apr 2020 cover story.

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Travel & Adventure keeps the emphasis on less familiar ways to explore Costa Rica. Whether you are a first-time tourist or already have visited the country’s best-known attractions, there’s good chance of finding some untried experiences on our list of nine cool and unusual things to do. Useful tips for bus travel are suggested. Also find out where to climb Costa Rica’s five highest mountain peaks and ways to do your part in supporting sea turtle conservation efforts.

Surfing CR takes you out to Witch’s Rock with the legendary Robert August and his daughter, Christine. We also feature Esterillos Oeste as a popular surf spot and home of the mysterious mermaid statue. Adaptive surfer Dean Bushby is profiled, and the story told of an unusual surf trek to Ollie’s Point in the aftermath of a devastating tropical storm.

Arts-Culture-Entertainment (ACE) expands your knowledge about Semana Santa’s importance as a jubilant holiday in Latin America, and highlights some intriguing superstitions tied to the occasion. One of Costa Rica’s greatest unsolved mysteries is explored at the site of pre-Columbian stone spheres that remain untouched by time.

Our Pura Vida section provides insight into the medical subspecialty of oculoplastic surgery and the anti-aging benefits of walking. Read about the animal rescue efforts of Barbara Deppe in Playa Flamingo, and the odds that were overcome by a severely injured baby howler monkey at Refuge for Wildlife in Nosara. Consider the influence of deeply ingrained beliefs and early life experiences on your health and well-being today. You’ll also find helpful fashion tips for planning your next family photo shoot.

Howler’s CR Biz cover story takes to the skies with historical background and current statistics for Costa Rica’s airways, for both international and domestic travel. We preview the innovative W Residences coming to Reserva Conchal and feature the breathtaking landscapes of Reserva Camaronal near Samara. The expansion of Costa Rica’s free zone regime is another CR Biz topic, along with the backstory and modern status of agriculture in the local and export economy. We look at the community partnerships being formed and strengthened through Jacó Impact.

Our Mar / Apr Dining Guide serves up a recipe for enjoying Costa Rica’s most famous beverage, the chiliguaro. As you’ll find a wide variety of restaurant listings for the Gold Coast and Jacó, along with our Dining Guide map.

Costa Rica’s premier English-language magazine delivers all this and much more on business, lifestyle and other topics.

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Costa Rica Launches Tax Relief in Response to COVID-19

As the world grapples with the pandemic of COVID-19, Costa Rica has joined other nations in providing relief in several [...]

Dining Guide

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Sea Shepherd

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS - SEA SHEPHERD “Our clients are whales, dolphins, seals, turtles, seabirds, and fish. We represent their interests.” [...]

PURA VIDA LIFESTYLE

Life in Quarantine

Life In Quarantine - Stay Balanced Pura vida in quarantine?! Yes, it’s possible. Breathe once …  breathe twice.    The [...]

Oculoplastic surgery in Costa Rica

Oculoplastic surgery is a medical specialty within the branch of eye surgery. This means that oculoplastic surgeons are first and [...]

Monkey Rescue: Owen’s Recovery Miracle

More than 70% of the howler monkeys rescued at Refuge for Wildlife are injured due to unsafe power distribution equipment. [...]

As Within, So Without

Carl Jung once said that until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call [...]

Family Photo Fashion Tips

It’s a fact that family photos are a must! Whether the backdrop is a beautiful Guanacaste sunset or somewhere else [...]

Walking: The Anti-Aging Medicine

For many excellent reasons, walking is one of the most common favorite exercises. It is the easiest and least expensive […]

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SURFING COSTA RICA

COVID-19 Disrupts Surf Season Schedule

They say you can’t go home again, but here I am, back at my original publication base writing the Costa [...]

Surfing Witch’s Rock With Robert August

Robert August’s jokes are pretty corny. Yet, it’s a privilege hearing them told by someone who happens to be a [...]

Surf Profile Costa Rica: Dean Bushby

Years ago, Dean Bushby, a computer network engineer from Leeds, United Kingdom, fell off a motorcycle he was riding in [...]

Surfing Ollie’s Point after the Storm

In October 2017, a huge storm devastated most of the beaches in Costa Rica. Playas del Coco was totally flooded. [...]

Rip Current Caution

Rip Current Caution: Don’t Be a Statistic. Rip currents are the leading surf hazard for all beachgoers. They are particularly [...]

Ocean Rescue Training Aims to Decrease Drownings

Ocean Rescue Training Aims to Decrease Drownings: Internationally Accredited Lifesaving Clinic with Vamos Youth a Success. Costa Rica has continually [...]