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Hot Springs around Arenal Volcano Costa Rica

At the base of the Arenal Volcano are many hot springs.  One does not have to dig very deep to hit the hot water.  Vacationers to Arenal have several choices for hot springs . The most popluar is Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa.  This was the first hot springs to be developed in the Arenal Area.  It is a very forceful under ground springs emerging...

Lookout-Inn in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Lookout-Inn is located...

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Costa Rica Vacation Planning by Ann the Costa Rica Expert

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Passion for Travel: Destination Costa Rica!

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Cristina Gutierrez Sori, At home In Alajuela, Costa Rica

Christina Gutierrez Sori was born in Colombia.  She immigrated to Costa Rica...

A Great Two Days In and Around Arenal Volcano National Park

We headed out from San Jose International Airport to  our destination of Arenal Volcano National Park.  It was a bright sunny morning in July and we all excited about getting to see this extraordinary natural phenomenon.  We were hoping for good weather and so far were are blessed with lots sunshine.  After around 3.5 hours driving  over mount...

Costa Rica is “For the Birds”

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Playa Grande and Tamarindo Estuary, Northwest Costa Rica

My Costa Rica Journey- A continuing series written by Ann and dedicated to all those who love nature and wish to learn about the most interesting and educational destinations for tourist in Costa Rica. Playa Grande is located  on the Northwest Pacific Ocean in the Province of Guanacaste, only a few miles north of Tamarindo.  This beach is a 12 k...

Smiles and Patience-Facts About Living and Retiring in Costa Rica

Helpful facts about Living and Retiring in Costa Rica from someone named Charlotte Ann Cabezas Creed, a farm girl from down home Alabama-United States of America.  I first started coming to Costa Rica in 1968, a newly wed starry eyed young bride.  No, I did not speak a word of Spanish. 1967-My husband Rod had just finished his medical doctor in...