Monthly Archives: October 2017

Whale Watching, Anyone?

North Pacific Humpback Whales leave the icy waters around Alaska during the fall, swimming practically non-stop for nearly 6 to 8 weeks before reaching their winter home, where they mate, give birth, and nurture their calves. Their annual migration of about 6,000 miles is … Continue reading

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Where To Live

InterNations reports surveying more than 12,500 expat members from 166 different nationalities to get their take on their adopted countries, who evaluated more than 40 individual aspects such as quality of life, ease of settling in, work, family life, personal finances and … Continue reading

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Taking It Easy

Costa Rica tops the list of destinations offering a quiet, steady, stable political, economic, and social environment in addition to providing a low cost of living, slow pace of life, warm weather, and great natural beauty. “Costa Rica is a … Continue reading

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No Martinis Were Spilled

  The four U.S. citizens who were visiting the upscale Marriott Los Sueños resort and marina were injured when the golf cart they were traveling in tipped over on one of the roads inside the property. The Red Cross reported that the golf … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Tourism

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for trips abroad from Costa Rica have also increased. Between July last year and June 2017, … Continue reading

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United States Reaches Out To Costa Rica

The United States government, through the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, is in solidarity with the Costa Ricans affected by the passage of tropical storm Nate and is donating US$150,000 to support with the expenses of helicopter flights for the … Continue reading

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Cruising to Costa Rica

Image: Wikicommons For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017, will be the most visited day with 7,000 visitors, while January 14, 2018 could be … Continue reading

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Four Eco Tourism Options in Costa Rica

Be sure to pack your bathing suit when trekking through Manuel Antonio National Park   From rainforests to cloud forests to the Pacific to the Caribbean, you have a variety of choices. Here are four very different resorts to consider. … Continue reading

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Destination of Choice

The face of travel is changing, with new research showing that Latin American countries like Costa Rica and Argentina are becoming more popular with UK travelers. Credit card provider MBNA analyzed more than four million transactions from UK customers around the … Continue reading

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American Expat in Nicaragua

Daily Life in León, Nicaragua is the intriguing title of a photo exposition next month in Barrio Amón by ex-pat, part-time resident and prize-winning travel photographer David Flynn. Vida Cotidiana en León, Nicaragua, the exhibit’s Spanish title, is the result of Flynn’s … Continue reading

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