rolling hills and crops
Nature

Tourism publications often tout sweeping views that make you think you’re living in a postcard. And with good reason, of course: The beach is better when you can see all the way from the encroaching mountains to the setting sun. Mother Nature doesn’t always let this happen, however. Especially in

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Sportfishing on the Costa Rica's Pacific Coast.
Fishing in Costa RicaUncategorized

Luxury lodging, gorgeous land and seascapes, expert captains and crews, top-of-the-line boats and gear, and some of the best sportfishing in the world: welcome to angling in Costa Rica. But, Costa Rica is more than just a fishing destination. The quality of accommodations, fantastic cuisine, wide range of adventure tours and peaceful

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Hotels

Hotel Perico Azul, located at the southern end of the main drag in Jacó, has been named one of TripAdvisor’s 25 most popular budget-friendly hotels in the world. This is a surfer-friendly, adults-only establishment that offers simple, clean, colorful accommodations near the beach for around $30-$60 a night. Read more:

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high pass in bolivia
Adventure

In the first half of this program, we saw what it was like to travel from the US to Panama back in 1941. In this episode we watch as the team attempts to pilot their Plymouth all the way to Cape Horn. So what do our intrepid explorers come across

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Honduras old pic
Adventure

I made this journey back in 2006, and it took me thirteen days in an old Subaru. It wasn’t easy, but it the road was paved nearly the entire way, food and lodging were easy to find, and I never ran out of gas. Those poor folks made the drive

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Sport fishing costa rica
Fishing in Costa Rica

Anglers from around the world flock to Costa Rica. But you don’t have to be an expert fisherman to enjoy sportfishing in Costa Rica. Just the experience of being out on the sapphire ocean with the tropical sun above and the verdant coastline in the distance is reason enough to

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Only in Costa Rica

This raffle ticket offers some interesting prizes: for ₡3,000, you enter a raffle for three prizes. First prize is a pig without one leg; second prize is one leg of pig; third prize is two bottles of rum. Funds from the raffle go towards a local neighborhood development association to build

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mel gibsons house in costa rica
Living

Maybe we’ll have Mel around as a neighbor for quite some time. His property in Guanacaste, which is once again on the market for $29,750,000, has been on the market off and on for at least seven years, according to a report from La Nación. The property was originally listed

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An aerial view of Mel Gibson's property in Guanacaste. Courtesy of Plantation Properties.
Living

If you want to follow in the tropical footsteps of the star of Braveheart, it’s time to start pinching some pennies. Mel Gibson, the controversial Hollywood actor, director and producer has officially listed his 400-acre beachfront property in Playa Barrigona for sale. It can be yours for just $29.75 million

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Costa Rica Vacation Itineraries

For many of us in North America, Europe, and other cold climes, Christmas is a time of snowmen, icicle-laden trees, hot cider and warm sweaters. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The Christmas spirit is very much alive in Costa Rica – it just wears a bathing suit,

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