Tips and Articles for Costa Rica

Amanda Pratt

It's Noriega's nightmare: I'm standing atop a former U.S. Air Force tower 30 minutes outside Panama City, high above the Panamanian jungle at 10:30 on a... Read More

Once the epitome of elegant travel, cruising nearly vanished with the dawning of the jet age in the 1960's. But just as martinis and cigars are making a... Read More

See our slideshow of Shoulder Season Travel Secrets. ... Read More

It's time to celebrate the new. Not just the new new but also the reinvented, re-created, and incomparably well preserved. T+L's Critics' Choice Awards,... Read More

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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