Tips and Articles for Costa Rica

Amanda Pratt

Tehran CallingWhat a great surprise it was to find Tara Bahrampour's "Returning to Iran" in the October T&L. I am a 24-year-old Iranian who was born... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Pristine Forests. ... Read More

For the past decade, visitors on one of Costa Rica's 50-plus "canopy tours" have enjoyed a bird's-eye view of the tropics by zipping across cables that... Read More

Exhaust fumes belched from cars around me as I careened through the traffic-choked streets of Costa Rica’s capital, San José. I was on my way to Costa... Read More

A dozen years ago, I spent a summer backpacking through South and Central America. Having lost my glasses somewhere along a four-day hike to Machu... Read More

WHAT Guaro ("wah-ro") has been Costa Rica's spirit of choice for over 150 years. ... Read More

If you've ever been on St. Thomas or in Piraeus on a day when a half-dozen cruise liners are moored at the docks, you already know the central advantage... Read More

My husband and nine-year-old son were itching to surf. My daughter, age five, and I longed to play in the sand. We wanted a painless flight from our... Read More

See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts. ... Read More

Until a year ago, the words yoga retreat elicited from me a disdainful cause-and-effect reaction—you say hatha, I say, "See ya!"—rather than any feeling... Read More

Every day, dozens of species are threatened by poaching, habitat destruction, and political strife. These conscientious outfitters are mobilizing... Read More

1 ADVENTURE Costa Rica Expeditions (011-506/257-0766; www.costaricaexpeditions.com; 10-day packages from $1,808 per person) pioneered active travel in... Read More

See our slideshow of Great Humanitarian Trips Around the World. ... Read More

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