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Inside Background
Violent crime is extremely uncommon in Tortuguero, but visitors should still...
Last edited: August 25, 2006
Precolumbian Period The first inhabitants of Tortuguero were very similar to...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
Attracting millions of tourists each year, Costa Rica has ideal year round...
Last edited: September 25, 2010
The term “rainforest” certainly means what it sounds like, and this part of...
Last edited: August 25, 2006
Tortuguero has a project called the Eco-Dollar for those interested in helping...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
The story of the region of Tortuguero is as much about the animals who lived...
Last edited: August 26, 2006
Inside Transportation
Reaching Tortuguero can be especially challenging. The small fishing village...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
Don’t expect to hail a taxicab in Tortuguero, but don’t worry about the roads...
Last edited: August 25, 2006
Tortuguero Village Detailed Tortuguero Village Detailed (Black and white) San...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
Inside Things to Do
Don’t expect to find any big museums in Tortuguero. The small village doesn’t...
Last edited: August 25, 2006
There isn’t really a shortage of activities to do in Tortuguero. Numerous tours...
Last edited: January 19, 2013
Taking a day trip or two from Tortuguero can be a difficult endeavor unless you...
Last edited: August 26, 2006
Turtle Tour - If you go to Tortuguero between April and October, you can have...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
Inside Dining Scene
Tortuguero's restaurant offers have been expanded quite a bit in the last few...
Last edited: August 02, 2014
Inside Costa Rica: 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
Costa Rica is one of the premiere world destinations for fishing, with anglers...
Last edited: October 27, 2014
When it comes to locations for destination weddings, the world is full of...
Last edited: October 23, 2014
Knowing what to expect and taking precautions will give you a better chance to...
Last edited: July 18, 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 21, 2014
  Here is a list of what you can do during your visit to Costa Rica: 1. Arenal...
Last edited: June 30, 2014