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Costa Rica’s whale, dolphin festival kicks off this weekend
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Costa Rica’s whale, dolphin festival kicks off this weekend

L. Arias - August 30, 2016

The small southern Pacific community of Bahía Ballena is ready to host its eighth annual Whale and Dolphin Festival over the next two weekends. The festival has become the most important…

Why historic Santa Ana is Costa Rica’s hottest boomtown
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Why historic Santa Ana is Costa Rica’s hottest boomtown

The Tico Times - July 5, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — Just south of Lindora’s Miami-style “Golden Mile,” past the coming-soon Maserati dealership, the Quizno’s, the Taco Bell and the Caterpillar lot, there’s a…

A thumb’s up for earthquake education and thrills in Cartago
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A thumb’s up for earthquake education and thrills in Cartago

Mitzi Stark - June 13, 2016

On a scale of one to ten, MAGMÁTICA rates a ten. As an educational tool, the facility, located just outside of the city of Cartago, teaches how…

Costa Rica Sailing Center in Potrero may just be the world’s chillest sailing club
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Costa Rica Sailing Center in Potrero may just be the world’s chillest sailing club

The Tico Times - May 25, 2016

PLAYA POTRERO, Guanacaste — Minutes after meeting Jeff Herrman and Justin McCarter, I was on a sailboat drinking a beer and watching flying fish jump out of…

Limón sees 60 percent jump in cruise ships
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Limón sees 60 percent jump in cruise ships

L. Arias - May 18, 2016

The 2015-2016 cruise ship season at Costa Rica's Caribbean port of Limón officially ended Friday with a total of 107 cruise ship arrivals from October to March. That's…

Fishermen report more tuna, dolphin along Pacific coast
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Fishermen report more tuna, dolphin along Pacific coast

L. Arias - March 18, 2016

Fishermen and tourism operators have reported an increase in sightings of tuna shoals along Costa Rica’s Pacific coast in recent months, according to the Costa Rican Fisheries Federation (FECOP),…

4,000-passenger cruise ship inexplicably sails into Atlantic mega-storm
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4,000-passenger cruise ship inexplicably sails into Atlantic mega-storm

Angela Fritz | The Washington Post - February 8, 2016

A massive storm exploded in intensity just off the Southeast U.S. coast on Sunday afternoon, driving hurricane force winds and whipping waves into a frenzy. And in…