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Wow…how do we decide what to feature from a country with so much to offer? You can review all our cover stories by the photos on the front covers of Howler Magazine. You’ll soon see the diversity as we highlight one particular story to be “up front.” 

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We are thrilled to share our thoughts in editorials about Costa Rica! This enchanting country, brimming with biodiversity and natural wonders, never fails to captivate our imagination. Our own personal experiences create our editorials. Daily we immerse ourselves in what is going on in our beautiful country.   Sometimes it’s about shedding light on some of the most pressing issues faced by the nation, these editorials serve as a rallying cry for all who wish to protect and preserve the unparalleled beauty of
Costa Rica. As we delve into each editorial, you’ll discover a variety of topics. At Howler, we pursue to share the positive attributes, but we do not ignore some of the not-so-positive attitudes and trends we experience.   – John Quam, Owner, Editor, Head Monkey

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Discover the Joys of Visiting and Living in Costa Rica

Welcome to the Pura Vida Lifestyle: Exploring the Charms of Costa Rica Costa Rica invites you to experience its lush [...]

Esterillos Oeste and the Enigmatic Mermaid

She's Coming Back Big Time: March 2024 Update by Britt Nelson On the night of last August 4th, during a [...]

Beyond Appearances: Uniting ‘Esse Quam Videri’ and ‘Pura Vida’ in Pursuit of Genuine Happiness

The Latin motto "Esse quam videri," which translates to "To be, rather than to seem," resonates deeply with the Costa [...]

Travel with Purpose: The Rise of Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Hospitality

In the realm of hospitality, eco-friendly and regenerative hotels are pioneering a sustainable revolution, transcending traditional environmental practices to actively [...]

Can We Bridge Divides with Pura Vida? A Path to Global Peace and Prosperity

As we usher in 2024, our world finds itself navigating a labyrinth of social unrest, political divisions, and international conflicts. [...]

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 [...]

Howler Real Escapes Costa Rica’s Toast to a Peaceful and Prosperous 2024

Happy New Year from The Howler Magazine! As the clock ticks towards midnight, marking the beginning of a brand new [...]

Holiday Blessings from Costa Rica: A Message of Hope and Unity

In the midst of the tranquil haven that is Costa Rica, we pause to contemplate the holiday season, even as [...]

Chasing Sunsets in Costa Rica: Join the Nightly Migration to the Beach

In the early evening, as the vibrant Costa Rican sun begins to dip lower and lower in the sky, there [...]

Bikinis Over Parkas: Why Costa Rica Should Be Your Winter Destination!

Are you starting to feel like a popsicle in your own home as the icy tendrils of winter creep in [...]

Equestrian Ballet in Costa Rica: The Vibrant Narrative of Doma Vaquera con Garrocha

Certainly, connoisseurs and mere enthusiasts of equine grace will find themselves engrossed in the visual banquet presented through Eugenio Garcia's [...]

Sustainable Tourism: Traveling with a Conscience in Costa Rica

Hello, eco-conscious explorers! Dreaming of a breathtaking vacation that's kind to our planet? Let's set our sights on Costa Rica, [...]