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British actor Daniel Craig performs during the shooting of the 24th James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Rome, Italy. EFE Mexican Day of the Dead to be Featured in New James Bond Film

British actor Daniel Craig performs during the shooting of the 24th James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Rome, Italy. EFE Mexico City, Mar 28 (EFE).- Day of the Dead symbols, including skulls, skeletons and altars to be used in the opening scene of "Spectre," the latest installment in the James Bond spy saga, have taken over the Mexican capital's downtown area in recent days. Daniel Craig, who pla...

Wikimedia Commons Fifty Shades of Farewell

Wikimedia Commons Los Angeles, Mar 26 (EFE).- British director Sam Taylor-Johnson, who directed "Fifty Shades of Grey", has said that she will not return to direct the sequel. "Directing Fifty Shades of Grey has been an intense and incredible journey for which I am hugely grateful. I have Universal to thank for that," Taylor-Johnson said in a statement posted by Deadline on Wednesday. "I...

Source: ITV Final Episode of Bear Grylls: Mission Survive in Costa Rica

Source: ITV ITV Press Release - This is the last episode in this adrenalin-fuelled series starring Bear Grylls for ITV. In Mission Survive the adventurer takes a group of celebrities into the depths of one of the most unforgiving Central American rainforests, where they will be competing in an epic 12-day survival mission.   To stay alive they must navigate impossible terrain, build...

Wikimedia Commons A Costa Rica Mountain Resort for the Sexually Adventurous

Wikimedia Commons High in the mountains that surround the agricultural canton of Naranjo, in the province of Alajuela, there's a special type of resort that welcomes open-minded guests in Costa Rica whose sexual predilections include engaging with multiple partners, watching others perform erotic acts, and allowing their partners to do the same. According to a couple of lengthy reports file...

Source: Fuerza Publica Costa Rica Has Her Very Own Orchid Thief

Source: Fuerza Publica The non-fiction best-seller The Orchid Thief is one of the most acclaimed works of United States journalist and author Susan Orlean. As befits its title, The Orchid Thief is about a poacher of rare flowers whose life obsession is the Ghost Orchid, a magnificent endangered species. The book was masterfully adapted into the 2002 film Adaptation, which earned actor Chris Co...

Beer Help Clean Up the Beach in Costa Rica and Get Free Beer

Craft Beer from Costa Rica (PRWEB) March 20, 2015 - Manuel Antonio, home to the luxury bungalows and villas of Tulemar Resort, has long been a destination for world travelers, offering world renowned beaches and lush jungles with a bio-diversity that cannot be experienced anywhere else. With the high volume of visitors from December through March, comes the unfortunate reality of an accumulation...

British actor Daniel Craig performs during the shooting of the 24th James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Rome, Italy. EFE James Bond Travels to Mexico on Secret Assignment

British actor Daniel Craig performs during the shooting of the 24th James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Rome, Italy. EFE Mexico City, Mar 19 (EFE).- Location shooting for "Spectre," the latest film in the James Bond series, moves this week to Mexico City, where numerous street closings are planned. A number of streets will closed on Thursday in the capital, where vehicular access from some thorou...

Source: Rythmia Kardashian Spouse Travels to Costa Rica for Rehab

Source: Rythmia MALIBU, Calif., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Disick is checking into Rythmia Life Advancement Center (RLAC) in Costa Rica to take advantage of the center's highly regarded iboga treatment plan. Scott Disick is better known as the husband of Kourtney Kardashian; they have three children. Kourtney Kardashian and her family are both notable and notorious for their starr...

A galllopinto breakfast during Lent. Wikimedia Commons Vacation and Travel in Costa Rica During Lent and Easter

A galllopinto breakfast during Lent. Wikimedia Commons In Costa Rica, the Lent season coincides with beautiful weather and traditions that are emblematic of the religious heritage of this country. By virtue of her Constitution, Costa Rica is a Roman Catholic country, and thus the Lent season is always special. The following recommendations for visiting our country during this time are kindly p...

Source: Sibu Enjoy Gourmet Chocolates While You Vacation in Costa Rica

Source: Sibu Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) March 13, 2015 - Tulemar Resort, located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is proud to expand on its longstanding partnership with Sibu Chocolates by adding the Costa Rican gourmet chocolate company's assorted chocolate bars to their supply for sale. Tulemar, a unique resort with privately owned vacation bungalows and villas for rent, first started ...

Source: Sony Pictures Mexican Actress is the New Bond Girl

Source: Sony Pictures Guadalajara, Mexico, Mar 11 (EFE).- Mexican actress Stephanie Sigman says having a part in "Spectre," the latest James Bond film, is "a dream job." "You want to be in those movies. These are dream jobs you want to keep getting," Sigman said in an interview with Efe during a break in promoting "Alicia en el país de María," an entry in the Guadalajara Film Festival. S...

Female tourists surfing in Nosara Costa Rica Advice for Women Who Travel Alone in Costa Rica

Female tourists in Costa Rica BOSTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harriet Lewis, veteran traveler and vice chair of Overseas Adventure Travel, the leader in small groups on the road less traveled, is offering a free copy of "101 Tips for Women Travelers", which is now available in print. The slim, 86-page, 6 x 9 booklet is geared toward female boomers and seniors interested in learning how ...

Croc´s Casino Resort in Costa Rica A Nice Vacation at Crocs Casino Resort in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

Special offer ends March 21st 2015 In Costa Rica, there is only one place where visitors can enjoy a Las Vegas-style vacation with all the amenities and comfort that this type of entertainment implicates. That place is Croc's Casino Resort, which is located in the Central Pacific coast, specifically in the world-famous resort town of Jaco Beach. Croc's Casino Resort is unique in many ways. ...

Costa Rica Unlimited Facebook Exciting Dirt Bike Vacations in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Unlimited Facebook San Jose, Costa Rica, March 06, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Costa Rica Unlimited, the premiere off-road dirt bike motorcycle tour company, is proud to announce the addition of two (2) new unique tour experiences; the Dual-Sport County Crossing and the X-Treme Adventure Package, both set to launch April 3, 2015.   Ride Costa Rica with "Unlimited" Options Dirt Bike ...

Harrison Ford and Wife Calista Flockhart. Wikimedia Commons Actor Harrison Ford Crashed an Airplane in California

Harrison Ford and Wife Calista Flockhart. Wikimedia Commons Los Angeles, Mar 5 (EFE).- U.S. actor Harrison Ford is in stable condition after the small plane he was flying crashed on a golf course near the Santa Monica, California, airport, a spokesperson with the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to People magazine on Thursday. The injuries sustained by the 72-year-old star of the "St...

Rachel Brathen at the Envision Festival. Source: Instagram Enjoy a Costa Rica Yoga Vacation From Home

Rachel Brathen at the Envision Festival. Source: Instagram One of the highlights of the recent Envision Festival in the pristine southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica was Rachel Brathen and her yoga sessions. Ms. Brathen is also known as Yoga Girl, and her yoga workshops and retreats in Costa Rica are legendary. In fact, she is currently conducting a Costa Rica yoga retreat at Selva Armonia in ...

British actor Daniel Craig performs during the shooting of the 24th James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Rome, Italy. EFE Filming of James Bond’s “Spectre” Underway in Rome

British actor Daniel Craig performs during the shooting of the 24th James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Rome, Italy. EFE By Laura Serrano-Conde   Rome, Mar 1 (EFE).- James Bond, the world's most famous spy, has taken over Rome, participating in car chases along the banks of the Tiber River and parachuting over the Sisto bridge during the filming of his new adventure, "Spectre."   ...

File photo of U.S. actor Leonard Nimoy, who played the extraterrestrial Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series and movie saga "Star Trek," and who died Friday at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, at age 83 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. EFE/File Leonard Nimoy of Star Trek’s Spock Fame Dies in Bel Air

File photo of U.S. actor Leonard Nimoy, who played the extraterrestrial Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series and movie saga "Star Trek," and who died Friday at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, at age 83 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. EFE/File Los Angeles, Feb 27 (EFE).- Actor Leonard Nimoy, who played the extraterrestrial Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series and movie saga "Star Trek," d...

Source: Tulemar Resort Resort in Costa Rica Supports Local Town Fairs

Source: Tulemar Resort (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 - Tulemar Resort, located in the Manuel Antonio and Quepos area of Costa Rica, was thrilled to see the Fiestas de Quepos of 2015 kick off this past week. The Fiestas de Quepos are an annual week long gathering of the town in order to raise money for civic causes and celebrate all things Costa Rican with one another. The resort, which offers luxu...

Tabacon resort hot springs The “Green Luxury” of Costa Rica Showcased at the Oscars

Source: OVSICORI Can a luxurious lifestyle become synonymous with sustainability? According to Suzy Amis Cameron, who is married to acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron, luxury can be combined with an eco-lifestyle, and she recently made this point clear during a red carpet event that took place before the Oscars. It so happens that Ms. Amis Cameron has partnered with an upscale “green luxury” bo...

GoBe Games A Social Adventure to Win a Real Adventure in Costa Rica

GoBe Games If you are a fan of social media interaction and playful adventure who lives in or near the Dallas/Fort Worth area, you may be interested in GoBe Games and their debut event in the Metroplex later this year. There is enough time to organize teams to compete in the various fun challenges, and the reward will be a trip to Costa Rica, where even greater adventure awaits. DALLAS/FORT...

Where You Can Find Me Atlanta-Based Author Features Costa Rica in New Novel

Were You Can FInd Me Sheri Joseph has received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the Grub Street National Book Prize, among other awards. She lives in Atlanta and teaches in the creative writing program of Georgia State University. In her latest novel, Where You Can Find Me, features Costa Rica as a familiar fictional backdrop: A benevolent place where North Americans can escape...

Source: Flickr Commons Comprehensive and Luxurious Costa Rica Vacation Packages

Source: Wikimedia Commons Luxury travel to Costa Rica is all the rage these days, and this is a trend that tour operators and travel consultants are paying close attention to. To this effect, Canadian travel agencies such as Vision Travel are focusing on putting together extensive tourism packages that encompass several regions of Costa Rica, and which require several days to visit. The idea i...

Source: Wikimedia Commons Musical About Jim Morrison’s Life Written in Costa Rica

Source: Wikimedia Commons The life and times of one of the most iconic and controversial musicians in the history of rock 'n' roll have been adapted for the stage by a Costa Rica-based author. Some readers of The Costa Rica Star and Jaco Beach residents are familiar with Britt Nelson, a man with a long and illustrious journalism career in the United States. Growing up in the DC area in the ...

Source: ITV Bear Grylls in Costa Rica: British TV Show Debuts

Source: ITV The following press release was kindly provided by ITV on the eve of the debut of Bear Grylls: Mission Survive, which features Costa Rica as its reality television backdrop. First Episode: Eight celebrities face a 12-day survival mission unlike anything they’ve ever experienced before. To stay alive they must learn to navigate difficult terrain, build shelter, make fire and e...

Source: Vista Celestial Luxury Meets Yoga in Costa Rica

Source: Vista Celestial Over the last few years, luxury has been one of the most visible trends within the tourism industry of Costa Rica. There used to be a time when traveling to Costa Rica meant modest accommodations, spartan customer service and functional transportation. To this effect, Costa Rica was mostly known as an ideal destination for backpackers and budget travelers. These days, how...

Scarlet Macaw at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge In Costa Rica, Most Vacations May Involve Birdwatching

Toucan in Costa Rica Nature conservation and reforestation efforts in Costa Rica are certainly paying off for coffee producers, land owners, tourism and hospitality operators, and -of course- birdwatchers. Just about any visitor who stays at an eco-resort in Costa Rica is bound to enjoy birdwatching whether they planned it or not. Here's a recent press release on this topic: Manuel Antonio, Cos...

A luxury villa in Costa Rica Romantic and Luxurious Getaways in Costa Rica

As the luxury travel and accommodation segment in Costa Rica continues to grow, tourism and hospitality providers are targeting their efforts on specific tourist demographics such as families and couples. As previously reported by The Costa Rica Star, luxury villa rentals are a major part of the upscale travel experience in our country, and the following press release by Villas of Distinction show...

Costa Rica Beerfest 2015 50 Shades of Beer in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Beerfest 2015 Lovers of craft beer and microbrewery creations in Costa Rica will be able to enjoy their first festival of the year this coming Saturday, March 7th in San Jose; this is when Beerfest 2015 will take place at La Sabana Metropolitan Park, close to the Scotiabank branch. For this year's Beerfest, attendees will be treated to more than just craft beers proudly made in C...

Source: Flickr Commons - thephotographymuse Costa Rica is a Top Destination for 2015 Family Vacations

Ann Arbor MI (PRWEB) February 12, 2015 - Journeys International, the first adventure travel company to offer trips designed specifically for families, announced today the top 10 family destinations for 2015: Costa Rica Peru Panama China Japan Thailand Tanzania South Africa Galapagos (Ecuador) Indonesia “Firsthand research, feedback from our clients, and the expert knowledge of our o...

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