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Costa Rica offering all-expenses-paid vacations: How to enter
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Costa Rica offering all-expenses-paid vacations: How to enter

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2020

Costa Rica is offering all-expenses-paid vacations for U.S. and Canadian residents who have found life’s essentials during what has been a difficult 2020. The Costa Rica Tourism…

How one Costa Rican non-profit responded to the tourism crisis
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How one Costa Rican non-profit responded to the tourism crisis

Garry Wallace - July 1, 2020

We've told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Reader Garry Wallace, who completed the Camino de…

Costa Rica registers increase in tourist visits in 2019
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Costa Rica registers increase in tourist visits in 2019

AFP - February 6, 2020

Costa Rica received 3.1 million foreign visitors last year, 4.1% more than in 2018, and tourism remained one of the country's economic pillars, the government said Wednesday.…

Costa Rica Pic of the Day: Whitewater Rafting in Limón
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Costa Rica Pic of the Day: Whitewater Rafting in Limón

The Tico Times - October 12, 2019

Costa Rica hosted the first World White Water Rafting Summit this week, bringing together more than 250 participants from 25 nations. Topics focused on improving safety in…

From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns
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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica's economy relies on tourism, and the country has worked hard to increase the flow of international visitors to the country. Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism…

Costa Rica on a budget: Three cheap vacation destinations
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Costa Rica on a budget: Three cheap vacation destinations

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 13, 2019

Want to vacation in Costa Rica without breaking the bank? The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has released a short list of options for exploring on a…

Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó
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Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2019

Jacó, Puntarenas — Jacó Beach is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica due to its relative proximity to San José and its surfing conditions. While…

Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 5)
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 5)

Garry Wallace - June 24, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Garry Wallace recently completed the…

Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 4)
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 4)

Garry Wallace - June 22, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Garry Wallace recently completed the…

Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 3)
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 3)

Garry Wallace - June 21, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Garry Wallace recently completed the…