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Franklin Chang Diaz
Astronaut and Physicist Franklin Chang Diaz was born in San Jose, Costa Rica on April 5, 1950 to a Costa Rican mother and a father of Chinese descent.
Anchorage Daily News
Son of Alaska adventurer Roman Dial missing in Costa Rica
A search is reportedly underway in the wilds of Costa Rica for the son of a well-known Alaska adventurer who's been missing almost two weeks.
Quepos: This Costa Rican Restaurant is Touristy, But a Must for AvGeeks
One of the major tourist attractions on the Pacific Side of Costa Rica is Manuel Antonio National Park , where the ocean meets the rainforest outside the town of Quepos.
Blue-crowned motmot and white-eared ground sparrows in Costa Rica
After the Escher art in the botanical garden in Heredia, Costa Rica on 30 March 2014, there were, of course, birds.
Baltimore orioles and summer tanagers in Costa Rica
This is a rufous-collared sparrow video. One of the bird species in Santo Domingo de Heredia in Costa Rica .
The Washington Post
UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees
In this June 19, 2014 photo, young Central American migrants traveling together play cards on a parked boxcar as they wait for a northbound freight train at the station in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico.
Ocean House is ranked worlda s fifth-best hotel
According to Travel and Leisure Magazine's just-released 2014 rankings, the fifth-best hotel in the world is the Ocean House in Watch Hill.
MU guitar ensemble to visit University of Costa Rica
Four students from Marshall University's guitar ensemble will travel to Costa Rica in August to perform with students of the University of Costa Rica's counterpart.
Could this be your Dream cruise?
THOMSON Cruises' new winter 2014/15 shore excursion programme is now on sale and holidaymakers can browse and book excursions online before travelling - with advance bookings offering great savings on the on-board price.
Costa Rican botanical garden flowers
In the botanical garden in Heredia in Costa Rica on 29 March 2014, there were of course not only these birds , but also plants and flowers.