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The latest edition of CR Traveler is now available online. Additionally, there are a few articles online that did not appear in the print edition. Enjoy! El nuevo número de CR Traveler ya está en lénea. Además, tenemos artéculos exclusivos que no aparecieron en la edición impresa. ¡Disfrútelo!

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The restriction on driving in downtown San Jose will be reapplied this coming Tuesday. The measure aims to ease the incredible congestion that plagues the capital’s streets during extended rush hours. The restriction applies from 6 am to 7 pm. License plates ending in 1 and 2 cannot travel in

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There’s a nice piece here on Costa Rica’s Isla del Coco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most purest, most diverse marine ecosystems in the world. The Isla del Coco is in the running for the New Seven Wonders of the World online poll. Finalists will be

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The website www.wineandspirits.co.cr sells wine and other alcoholic beverages over the internet. Buyers can have their wine shipped inexpensively to their postal addresss, or they can order cases of wine for pick up at any of the 123 branches of Correos de Costa Rica. El sitio www.wineandspirits.co.cr ofrece vinos y

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Parque Nacional Tortuguero: Called Costa Rica’s Amazon, this region is truly away from it all. Tortuguero has no roads, cars, traffic lights, smog or malls. Instead, there are canals, rivers, the Caribbean Sea, beaches, sea turtles and forests. This combination of elements will afford you an unforgettable connection with nature.

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Parque Nacional Tortuguero: El llamado Amazonas costarricense es un muestrario natural sin cortes de civilización. Tortuguero adolece de calles, carros, semáforos, humo y centros comerciales; en su lugar hay canales, réos, mar, playas, tortugas y bosques. Esta confabulación de elementos le harán vivir una inolvidable experiencia en comunión con la

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A roundup of some interesting news pieces today: Costa Rica’s ombudsman is concerned with overdevelopment in the Southern Zone. President Oscar Arias is hosting ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and de facto leader Roberto Micheletti in the Costa Rican’s home. ¿Podréa San Josí tener un écono arquitectónico en el centro?

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This is a strong endorsement for living in Costa Rica. According to a study released by the New Economics Foundation, Costa Rica is the world’s happiest, greenest country. The country’s small carbon footprint combines with Tico’s reporting the highest “life satisfaction” in the world and the New World’s second-highest life

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Now that the insipid reality show “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” has thankfully run its course, the region of Sarapiqui, which played host to the C-list pseudo celebrities who battled egos on the program, has returned to normal. Alex Leff has a great piece here on Sarapiqui’s

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