Alajuela’s neighborhood petroglyphs offer window to the past
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Alajuela’s neighborhood petroglyphs offer window to the past

Mitzi Stark - April 27, 2015

Long before Columbus found his way to America – and long, long before there were telephones and computers – the people of the Central Valley had a…

Mysterious stone spheres granted UNESCO World Heritage status
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Mysterious stone spheres granted UNESCO World Heritage status

Zach Dyer - June 23, 2014

Strange stone spheres crafted by pre-Columbian peoples in the southern region of Costa Rica were granted World Heritage recognition from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on…

Costa Rica named top tourism destination in new global survey
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Costa Rica named top tourism destination in new global survey

Zach Dyer - June 11, 2014

Rain forests, volcanoes, world-class beaches, great weather, sloths, what's not to like? A new global survey confirmed that tourists love Costa Rica, naming the country most recommended tourism…

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2 arrested for robbing tourists on buses

Zach Dyer - May 12, 2014

[caption id="attachment_36580" align="alignright" width="370"] Courtesy OIJ[/caption] Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) arrested two men on May 9 for allegedly robbing foreign tourists on buses. Last Friday, one of…

More U.S. tourists are taking vacations in Central America
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More U.S. tourists are taking vacations in Central America

Zach Dyer - March 7, 2014

Central America is growing as a popular tourist destination for U.S. travelers abroad, according to figures published by the U.S. Commerce Department in late February. The isthmus…

Costa Rica’s tourism sector expects high occupancy rates during holiday season
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Costa Rica’s tourism sector expects high occupancy rates during holiday season

L. Arias - December 10, 2013

Still deciding where to spend your holiday vacation? Costa Rican hotels are filling up fast for the upcoming year-end holidays, with hotel owners expecting eight of every…