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September 2017
Jaco Beach Costa Rica

8 Things to Do in Costa Rica Rainy Season at Jacó Beach

What’s there to do in Costa Rica rainy season at Jacó Beach? Plenty, especially when you stay at Hotel Amapola in Jacó. One of the nicest times to visit Costa Rica is rainy season in September and October. Why? Everywhere you look the landscape is lush and green. You usually get sunshine in the mornings,...
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4 Iconic Places in Costa Rica You Must Visit in Guanacaste

If you like to adventure, then these iconic places in Costa Rica need to be on your travel list. See the top iconic places to visit in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. From the towering Rincon de la Vieja Volcano to an endless horizon of water birds during migration season in Palo Verde National Park, here are...
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Sustainable Tourism at its best in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Tourists from all over the world come to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica to enjoy the spectacular beaches, lush jungle and warm tropical climate. Santa Teresa beachfront hotel Tropico Latino operates as a sustainable tourism business to keep its beautiful setting as pristine as possible. Your travel choices do make a difference in the world. Join...
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Calming pool surrounded by Villas at Pranamar in Santa Teresa. Photo credit Jennifer Harter.

Pranamar Oceanfront Villas in Santa Teresa is the ideal location for a solo vacation

Traveling solo   Solo travel has its own appeal. For one, instead of focusing on your travel companion, you are more open and aware of your surroundings in your new environment. This can lead to situations and conversations you never thought you’d find yourself in. Santa Teresa What once was a small fishing village in...
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What does sustainable tourism really mean? Costa Rica leads the way.

The United Nations has declared 2017 the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” and this year’s World Tourism Day 2017 on Sept. 27 also promotes sustainable tourism. But what does sustainable tourism really mean? Costa Rica knows a thing or two about sustainability, being a world leader in pioneering eco-tourism. That’s why the UN elected...
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New educational programs in Costa Rica focus on climate change

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey that left a wake of destruction across eastern Caribbean islands, Texas, Florida and at least a half-dozen other U.S. states, climate change is on everyone’s minds. Climate change is one of the biggest concerns and challenges facing the world today. Fluctuations to the planet’s temperature and rainfall,...
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Typical neighborhood, selling handmade lanterns and tortillas for Independence Day. Photo credit @vecinosactivoscarpio.

How Ticos Celebrate Costa Rica´s Independence Day

Don´t be startled by marching bands and banging drums, Independence Day is commemorated in Costa Rica on September 15th. Read on and learn how you can join the celebration during one of the country´s most important holidays. History Before its Independence in 1821, Costa Rica was Spanish territory. Guatemala was the regional government for the...
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15 Patriotic Facts about Costa Rica Independence Day

Costa Rica Independence Day on Sept. 15 celebrates 196 years of freedom. Learn 15 interesting patriotic facts about Costa Rica and celebrate with the nation! Costa Rica celebrates its Mes de la Patria, or “Month of the Nation” in September, centered around Costa Rica’s Independence Day on Sept. 15. It is a festive time full...
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