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Lufthansa to increase flights to Costa Rica
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Lufthansa to increase flights to Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 27, 2021

Starting Sunday and for a month, German airline Lufthansa will increase the frequency of its weekly flights to Costa Rica from three to five. The routes are…

Working from the tropics: Costa Rica promises digital nomads a life of ‘Pura Vida’
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Working from the tropics: Costa Rica promises digital nomads a life of ‘Pura Vida’

George Soriano - March 26, 2021

A year into the brave new world of pandemic-related issues, it appears that some important changes to the way we live are here to stay. One positive…

Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says
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Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 5, 2021

A growing number of people have turned to the dream of a "digital nomad" lifestyle -- answering emails from the beach or the cloud forest as remote…

24 travelers have been caught with falsified Covid tests: report
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24 travelers have been caught with falsified Covid tests: report

The Tico Times - March 3, 2021

Twenty-four travelers have been penalized after presenting falsified coronavirus test results when trying to leave Costa Rica through Juan Santamaría International Airport, according to a report from La…

Costa Rica detains two travelers suspected of showing fake Covid test results
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Costa Rica detains two travelers suspected of showing fake Covid test results

The Tico Times - February 23, 2021

Costa Rican authorities detained two passengers on suspicion that they had presented falsified coronavirus test results when trying to leave the country, according to a report from…

Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks
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Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2021

The Environment Ministry is promising to invest more than $3.6 million to improve infrastructure at Costa Rica's national parks in 2021, the government announced Wednesday. The single…

Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China
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Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Costa Rica will make it easier for tourists from China to visit, the Tourism Board announced Wednesday. Starting in March, tourists from Beijing and Shanghai will be…

Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica
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Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2021

Spanish holiday airline Iberojet will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2021, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. “The arrival of new…

Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream
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Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream

Lea DAUPLE / AFP - February 10, 2021

"When I talked about this before the pandemic, people thought I was crazy . Now they tell me I was right after all," said Arnaud Wilbrod, a…

Immigration services continue to be impacted by cybersecurity issue
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Immigration services continue to be impacted by cybersecurity issue

The Tico Times - February 7, 2021

The Immigration Administration website and some other services have been inoperable since Wednesday due to a cybersecurity issue. As of Saturday evening, the institution’s website remains offline.…