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Costa Rica: What to bring

Here’s a list of what to brings, just in case you are not a experienced tropical traveler. I built this list through out the years of working in the Costa Rican [more specifically Manuel Antonio] tourism industry. I sincerely hope … Continue reading

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Costa Rica- Important Phrases

What is your name? ¿Cuál es su nombre? Hello! ¡Hola! Pure Life Pura Vida Good Morning Buenos días Good Afternoon Buenas tardes Good night Buenas noches  don’t understand No entiendo Slower, please: Más despacio, por favor Do you speak English? … Continue reading

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Costa Rica History- Lost civilization

Humans have inhabited the rain forests of Costa Rica for 10,000 years. The region long served as an intersection for America’s native cultures. About 500 years ago, on the eve of European discovery, it is guesstimated that as many as 400,000 … Continue reading

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Travel Profile: Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica is located on the Pacific coast, in the Costa Rican province of Puntarenas. Though small, it’s the most visited park in Costa Rica — and one of the most beautiful. What to Do: Truly, Manuel … Continue reading

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Quepos Sunset

Kirsten Noelle Hubbard On a trip to Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica we chose to stay at the nearby village of Quepos for some local color — and did we ever find it.After two day of rain, the clouds broke at last. That evening, … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Travel: When Should I Go?

The American summer is Costa Rica’s wet season. While that means occasional rainstorms (often tempestuous), it also means far less travelers. November and December are the driest months to visit, but prices skyrocket, and there are so many travelers reservations … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Travel: What Are the People Like?

Costa Ricans, called Ticos, have a strong sense of nationalism. They take pride in their country’s natural beauty, and in its democracy. While much of Costa Rican culture is distinctly western, Costa Rica is a catholic nation, and is more conservative … Continue reading

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