Articles of News and Travel Interests in Costa Rica
On September 15, 1821, Guatemala proclaimed independence from Spain for all Central American countries. Most of Central America celebrates Independence Day on the same day including Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.
Costa Rica requires a departure tax which needs to be paid at the airport before you leave. At the Juan Santamaria Airport you pay this at the area to the right in the main terminal. There are a large number of desks where the tax is collected.
Costa Rica Bedfinder is offering owners and operators of hotels, resorts, lodges, inns and B&Bs the opportunity to promote their business cost-effectively through self-advertising on a state-of-the-art lodging website, www.CostaRicaBedfinder.com.
Starbucks Coffee Company, the most profitable gourmet coffee seller in the United States, announced Monday that it soon will be opening stores throughout Central America.
One of the unusual mammals you may get a chance to spot while you are in Costa Rica is the tayra.
While in Costa Rica one can enjoy the same food from many of the same restaurants that they do in the United States and Canada.
Costa Rica is not a country that is known for their food. However, you may find some very interesting great food that you have never had before there.
A great option for individuals who donâ€™t want to rent a car and drive and donâ€™t feel comfortable taking the public bus is Interbus.