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Flat tire in Costa Rica: Things could be better, things could be worse

When you get a flat tire in Costa Rica you'll find your inner MacGuyver. And you'll meet a lot of nice people.

Night driving in Costa Rica: Bad idea, but it was Thanksgiving

Driving in Costa Rica is never easy, least of all a long haul from Tamarindo to Puerto Jiménez that ends in the dark the day before Thanksgiving.

Arenal family reunion: I’m on a highway to ‘Hell, yeah’

When family comes to Costa Rica, renting a vacation house on Lake Arenal turns out to be just the ticket to some serious R&R in a very scenic place.

Bus stop made of water bottles opens in Alajuela

Cristal water and the municipality of Alajuela team up to build a bus stop out of recycled water bottles.

Does the Web know the way to San José?

San José is the capital and largest city in Costa Rica, but if you try mapping it on the Internet, you might be in for a long search.

A tree in the road brings resourceful strangers together

How many men does it take to move a tree in the road in Costa Rica? Plenty, it turns out, but it helps to have one with a Land Cruiser.
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Costa Rica’s Sloths Take Center Stage on “60 Minutes”

This Sunday, CBS's legendary news magazine "60 Minutes" launches its remarkable 56th season at 7:30 p.m. ET with a special focus on the lush...

Gisele Bündchen: Finding Peace in Costa Rica

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen recently spoke to CBS’ correspondent Lee Cowan, whom she invited to her home in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. During the interview, Bündchen...

Starlink Cleared for Costa Rica Launch, Bridging Digital Divide

Starlink, the groundbreaking satellite Internet service birthed by tech expert Elon Musk, has been greenlit to operate in Costa Rica by the Superintendence of...

Air France-KLM Group Expands Service to Costa Rica

Starting December 4, Air France will operate a daily flight between San José's Juan Santamaría International Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Meanwhile, KLM will...