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Nosara is a Costa Rican town from another planet
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Nosara is a Costa Rican town from another planet

The Tico Times - February 9, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — Nosara is a dusty place with a golden aura, a weird and wonderful vortex of personal, social and global consciousness, a place where people…

Photos: Corcovado is like ‘Jungle Book’ without tigers and bears
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Photos: Corcovado is like ‘Jungle Book’ without tigers and bears

The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK, Puntarenas — Oops, I did it again. For the third time, with friends from the U.S. looking for the consummate Costa Rica experience, I…

Guanacaste: Painted Pony Guest Ranch is a horse lover’s paradise
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Guanacaste: Painted Pony Guest Ranch is a horse lover’s paradise

Ellen Zoe Golden - January 2, 2017

You meet all kinds of people who come to Costa Rica: fishing people, surfing people, golf people, nature people. And then there are horse people. Kay Dodge…

Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)
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Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)

The Tico Times - November 17, 2016

CAMARONAL, Guanacaste — Sea turtles enter the world facing long odds. As eggs they are dug up and devoured by raccoons, as hatchlings waddling to the sea…

PHOTOS: Tour of Limón province showcases region’s human and natural diversity
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PHOTOS: Tour of Limón province showcases region’s human and natural diversity

Erin Skoczylas - November 14, 2016

The Tico Times recently joined a two-day tour of the province of Limón sponsored by the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) to look at the development of…

Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world
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Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world

Paul Collar - November 11, 2016

CARATE, Puntarenas — By national highway, Carate is the farthest you can get from San José and still be in Costa Rica. It is a rural hamlet…

Gandoca: Remote Caribbean refuge is a window into the wild
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Gandoca: Remote Caribbean refuge is a window into the wild

Erin Skoczylas - October 31, 2016

We were driving up a hill, in a jungle in the southernmost part of Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. My hands reached from within the car to the…

Indigenous tour guides to open their own Bribri tour agency
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Indigenous tour guides to open their own Bribri tour agency

L. Arias - October 27, 2016

A group of Bribri people is working to open Costa Rica's first indigenous tour agency, aimed at showing adventurous travelers what their territory has to offer. The…

Fun and free in Costa Rica: Halloween masquerade parades
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Fun and free in Costa Rica: Halloween masquerade parades

Ilana Long - October 26, 2016

This Halloween, be a part of Costa Rica’s fun and free costumed tradition — fling yourself into the contagious festivals and parades that flood the streets during…

Low-cost airlines increase presence in Costa Rica
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Low-cost airlines increase presence in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 25, 2016

Low-cost airlines are targeting Costa Rican travelers and, just in the past few days, three of them announced new routes to enter the battle for the Tico…