Costa Rica Travel Archive

Costa Rica Elects First Female President

Laura Chinchilla easily soared to victory yesterday and becomes Costa Rica’s first female president. Not so fortunate were any American tourists in the country who wanted to drink beer while watching the Saints beat the Colts in the Super Bowl—no alcohol on election day. Quite a few countries do this, apparently to keep the drunks […]

Interview with Michael Brown of Mead Brown Vacation Rentals – Costa Rica

Michael Brown is half of the partnership of Mead Brown, a boutique vacation rental firm serving Costa Rica. The company offers private villas and homes plus premium condominiums for those who expect excellent value, personal service and supremely comfortable accommodations. Co-founders Mark Mead and Michael Brown once enjoyed successful careers in the U.S. working with […]

Christopher Baker on Tourism in Costa Rica

Christopher Baker was one of the original hotel reviewers for Luxury Latin America, covering most of the luxury Costa Rica hotels for us. His new edition of the Moon Handbook Costa Rica is the seventh edition of this thorough guide and I caught up with him to ask what’s new in the most popular destination […]