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Inside Background
The Switzerland of Central America, Costa Rica enjoys a stable democracy and a...
Last edited: June 07, 2013
What made Costa Rica a democracy ? Coffee. The first plants were imported in...
Last edited: October 14, 2008
The Laughing Falcon. Even leaving aside the Costa Rican setting it's a very...
Last edited: December 10, 2013
The official site of Costa Rica  
Last edited: May 23, 2013
Apparently because of El Niño Costa Rica will be sunny or less rainy in October...
Last edited: September 17, 2013
There is a lot of discussion on the forums sometimes about what affiliations...
Last edited: November 28, 2011
A hotel or a Vacation Rental?? -- A Couple of years ago tourists prefered...
Last edited: October 28, 2009
Driving by car is great option to visit CR and thousands of visitors every year...
Last edited: May 16, 2013
Costa Rica is a safe country but like the rest of the world crime does exist so...
Last edited: September 27, 2011
*** Water safety and common sense are very important in CR*** While Costa Rica...
Last edited: March 21, 2010
Because vacation time is so often limited, where you must see is dictated by...
Last edited: May 11, 2013
Everyone loves a good road trip. There's nothing like the sunshine beating down...
Last edited: January 27, 2012
Learning spanish in Costa Rica is a nice cultural activity and immersion is the...
Last edited: March 14, 2014
There are several options for getting around Costa Rica. SHARED VAN SHUTTLES...
Last edited: April 01, 2014
Costa Rica is a kid-friendly country, or at least the Ticos are very...
Last edited: March 01, 2009
Traveling by Car in Costa Rica Roads Roads in Costa Rica are not tremendously...
Last edited: October 08, 2013
How many volcanoes are in Costa Rica?  According to the scientists, there are...
Last edited: May 29, 2013
San Jose to Arenal/La Fortuna From San Jose, the best route is to take the...
Last edited: May 23, 2013
Here's a list of what to bring for an average stay of ten days. This list came...
Last edited: March 14, 2014
Inside For Foreign Visitors
The official currency is the colon, but American dollars are usually accepted...
Last edited: August 10, 2012
Important notice about traveling to Costa Rica: As of January 8, 2007...
Last edited: June 11, 2012
In case of emergency dial 911. For other important telephone numbers, as well...
Last edited: November 02, 2013
  What is your name? ¿Cuál es su nombre? Hello! ¡Hola! Pure Life Pura Vida Good...
Last edited: March 06, 2009
Phone numbers in Costa Rica recently changed. All phone numbers have 8 digits...
Last edited: May 17, 2008
Tipping at restaurants, bars and coffee shops is optional. A ten percent...
Last edited: March 24, 2011
Some travelers have had difficulties traveling in and around Costa Rica. You...
Last edited: October 05, 2010
When it comes to locations for destination weddings, the world is full of...
Last edited: October 02, 2013
Helpfull Security Tips Valle Dorado Tours cares very much about your well-being...
Last edited: March 07, 2014
Costa Rica is a very popular spot for eco-tourism.  It combines low cost and...
Last edited: September 17, 2013
Costa Rica golf courses are bunched together are two areas: Guanacaste and San...
Last edited: September 24, 2010
When you go to any bank in Costa Rica, whether a state bank or a private bank...
Last edited: April 24, 2013
Costa Rica: a spectacular landscape nestled between two continents and two...
Last edited: November 28, 2008
To dispell the most common travel agency rumor: travel agencies do not make...
Last edited: November 14, 2013
  Here is a list of what you can do during your visit to Costa Rica: 1. Arenal...
Last edited: May 27, 2010