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Tips on Living and Retiring in Costa Rica

[caption id="attachment_3429" align="aligncenter" width="300"] One of many species of Costa Rican Orchids[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3430" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Friendly smile at Costa Rica's  Farmer's Market[/caption] Tips on Living and Retiring in Costa Rica Are you thinking of making a move to Costa Rica?  Perhaps to work ...

The Leatherback Sea Turtles of Costa Rica, Largest Sea Turtle on Earth!

  The Leatherback Sea Turtles of Costa Rica, Largest Sea Turtle on Earth! SPEAK FOR THESE CREATURES WHICH CAN NOT SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES The leatherback sea turtle is the world’s largest sea turtle and is in danger of becoming extinct. In Costa Rica, it nests on the beaches of Tortuguero National Park during  the months of March through ...

Vacationing in Costa this Winter? Planning to Rent a Car?

Vacationing in Costa Rica this Winter?  Planning to Rent a Car? If  you are planning to rent a car on your vacation to Costa Rica,  I invite you to go to my categories-on page one - and click on   RENT A CAR IN COSTA RICA .  It is located  towards the bottom of the category list.   Here you can find the articles I have written on "Tips on ...

We now have a Costa rica Travel Video for sale: ” Costa Rica, A Travel Adventure Spectacular”

We now have a Costa rica Travel Video for sale: " Costa Rica, A Travel Adventure Spectacular" Our full 58 minute DVD video , Costa Rica, A Travel Adventure Spectacular , which has been in production for a year, is now for sale.  Orders can be placed via Pay Pal.   Pay Pal, an Ebay company, is the largest provider of online transactions on the In...

A Supernatural Adventure to Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano National Park, A Great Family Vacation!

A Supernatural Adventure to Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano National Park, A Great Family Vacation! Want to take a supernatural adventure to Costa Rica? Well, Arenal Volcano National Park is the perfect destination for that great family vacation. Something for everyone.  Because it is an active volcano and performs daily by spurting lava and red hot ...

Move Over Kris Allen and Adam Lambert, Costa Rica has Talent!

Move Over Kris Allen and Adam Lambert, Costa Rica has Talent! For  all of us fans of "American Idol" who are  rushing out to buy the first albums of this last seasons winners Adam Lambert and Kris Allen,  stand up and take notice!  Costa Rica has Talent! A young many named Eduardo Aguirre took the  first runner up title of "Latin American I...

How is Global Warming Affecting Costa Rica?

[caption id="attachment_3292" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Could this beautiful frog become extinct?[/caption] How is Global Warming Affecting Costa Rica? The participants at the United Nations climate change conference now in progress in Copenhagen, Denmark  are world leaders hoping to formulate a plan to protect our planet by  combating ...

The Dry Season is just Beginning in Costa Rica

The Dry Season is just Beginning in Costa Rica Dry Season Costa Rica is now beginning and it’s a great time to take a vacation to Costa Rica. The dry season in Costa Rica is considered to be the middle of December through March. This is a lovely time to visit Costa Rica.  The rain has stopped and the flowers are all in bloom because the sun sh...

Will the Real Rosemary Rein Please Stand Up.

[caption id="attachment_3275" align="aligncenter" width="283"] Rosemary[/caption] WILL THE REAL ROSEMARY REIN PLEASE STAND UP? Continuing my series on artist and writers in Costa Rica I would like to highlight Rosemary Rein. Rosemary is a resident of Costa Rica, along with her husband Barry. Rosemary read a book about Costa Rica and told Barry, ...

The Colorful Oxcart, Costa Rica’s “National Symbol of Labor”

The Colorful Oxcart, Costa Rica's "National Symbol of Labor" The Christmas season in Costa Rica is welcomed each year by the Entrada de Santos y Boyeros (the entrance of saints and oxcarts drivers)  to the city of San Jose.   Approximately two hundred colorful hand painted oxcarts with their bueyes (team of oxen)  participate.  Each oxcart ca...