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Happy Bicentennial Day! A Brief Costa Rican History
Happy Bicentennial Day! A Br...
Costa Rica achieved its independence on Sept. 15, 1821, when authorities in Guatemala declared all of Central America independent from Spain. Not... ...
Sep 08, 2021 , 4
Ready, Set, Wet! The 5 Best Waterfalls in Costa Rica
Ready, Set, Wet! The 5 Best ...
Before God created waterfalls, He knew He would need torrential amounts of rain, multiple rushing rivers and abrupt changes in elevation. So when ... ...
Sep 01, 2021 , 0
Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica: Why Now is the Time to Buy
Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica:...
For decades, the quiet and pristine stretch of beach called Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica, was known only to surfers and fishermen. You couldn’t find Playa ...
Aug 18, 2021 , 0
Playa Langosta, Costa Rica: Upscale Meets Chilled Out 
Playa Langosta, Costa Rica: ...
If you’re looking for a laid-back, quiet Costa Rica beach town with great surf, great sand, and close to all the amenities you need and ...
Aug 11, 2021 , 0
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica: Resort Living, Dream Golf Course and Fabulous Beach
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica:...
Reserva Conchal, Costa Rica, is what most resorts in this country only dream of being. Location, location, location: Reserva Conchal is one of the very ...
Aug 04, 2021 , 0
Volcanoes Near San Jose: Fire, Smoke, Wonder and Hot Springs Too
Volcanoes Near San Jose: Fir...
Volcan Irazú seems inescapable when you’re peering at its peak from the San Jose province. I’d sailed beside smoky Mount Etna in Sicily and hung ...
Jul 26, 2021 , 0
The Job that Came with 100 Keys
The Job that Came with 100 K...
I got a strange job in Costa Rica in 2017, and it came with 100 keys. My job was to personally visit ALL the vacation properties ...
Jul 25, 2021 , 0
Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica: Authentic, Attractive and Never Boring
Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica:...
The name of Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica, means “Little Brazil,” suggesting a place that’s exotic, audacious, multicultural, authentic, welcoming and never boring. And all of ...
Jul 14, 2021 , 2
Costa Rica Now Offers Residency to Investors with (Only) $150,000
Costa Rica Now Offers Reside...
This just in: You used to need $200,000 to qualify for residency in Costa Rica as an investor, but under a newly approved law, all ...
Jul 01, 2021 , 8
Playa Grande, Costa Rica: Surfing, Turtles and Crocs, Diay!
Playa Grande, Costa Rica: Su...
If you look at a map of Playa Grande, Costa Rica, you’ll notice that if you had a big enough slingshot, you could fire a ...
Jun 15, 2021 , 0
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica: Not Too Big, Not Too Small
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica: N...
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, is a little-known gem about 15 minutes north of Coco, and it’s great for what it is as much as for ...
Jun 15, 2021 , 0
Playa Potrero: One of Costa Rica’s best-kept little secrets
Playa Potrero: One of Costa ...
Playa Potrero, Costa Rica, is as unassuming as its name — which means “pasture” — but those who come here will discover one of the ...
Apr 11, 2021 , 0
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