I caught a marlin and it was great, but the marlin totally hated it
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I caught a marlin and it was great, but the marlin totally hated it

Karl Kahler - May 18, 2017

PUERTO JIMÉNEZ, Puntarenas — Forty miles south of the Golfo Dulce in the open Pacific Ocean, a 200-pound blue marlin was about to have the worst day…

Corcovado: Change is coming to a timeless place
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Corcovado: Change is coming to a timeless place

Karl Kahler - May 15, 2017

CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK, Puntarenas — Walking into Corcovado is like entering a cathedral, a holy, ancient place with a tall ceiling where light filters down as if…

Video: Underground adventure awaits at Barra Honda caves
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Video: Underground adventure awaits at Barra Honda caves

Karl Kahler - May 11, 2017

Barra Honda in Guanacaste is the only national park in Costa Rica established to protect caves — some 42 of them, including the spectacular Caverna Terciopelo. Inside…

Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders
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Costa Rica
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Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders

L. Arias - May 9, 2017

The Environment Ministry's National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) reported that it will invest approximately ₡600 million (some $1 million) in improvements to Manuel Antonio National Park before…

Crossing Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula by ATV
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Crossing Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula by ATV

Michael Krumholtz - May 2, 2017

SANTA TERESA, Puntarenas – Land crabs scatter from the dirt path in a parting motion, imitating the sounds of the nearby sea as their legs skitter across fallen leaves.…

In Arenal real estate market, the lake takes center stage
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Arenal
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In Arenal real estate market, the lake takes center stage

Michael Krumholtz - April 27, 2017

NUEVO ARENAL, Guanacaste – If you build it, they will come. When it comes to Lake Arenal and the beautiful properties surrounding it, the famous quote from the…

President Solís inaugurates first phase of long-awaited Golfito Marina Village
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President Solís inaugurates first phase of long-awaited Golfito Marina Village

Karl Kahler - April 21, 2017

GOLFITO, Puntarenas — The president of Costa Rica flew into Golfito on Friday to inaugurate the first phase of a dream a dozen years in the making,…

Here’s a fish story you know is true because we barely caught anything
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Here’s a fish story you know is true because we barely caught anything

Karl Kahler - March 13, 2017

My three friends and I loaded up my Galloper in Monteverde and headed down to the Gulf of Nicoya. Our destination was the boat of the Tico…

Nosara real estate market is red-hot (in a very cool place to live)
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Nosara real estate market is red-hot (in a very cool place to live)

Karl Kahler - March 9, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — I got a crash course in Nosara real estate driving around town with my girlfriend trying to find an apartment to rent for one…

Fun and free in Costa Rica: Día Nacional del Boyero (The Oxcart Parade)
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Central Valley
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Fun and free in Costa Rica: Día Nacional del Boyero (The Oxcart Parade)

Ilana Long - March 8, 2017

Multicolored carts line up on the streets outside the church in San Miguel de Escazú as the oxen that prepare to pull them stamp and snort. Real-life…