Posts tagged "costa rica"

Tourists Bombard Turtle Nesting In Costa Rica, Proving Tourists Are Terrible

Everyone is terrible. That’s it. We’re awful.
Thousands of tourists decided to gather along Ostional Beach on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, taking numerous selfies and even sticking their damn kids on the turtles’ backs (!!!) right when the olive ridley sea turtles were about to settle down to nest and hatch their babies.
The ma…

Katrin Higher / September 19, 2015

I Want To Go There: An Airplane Hotel High Above The Costa Rican Jungle

There’s first class and then there’s FIRST CLASS.

Joining the mile high club just got so much easier thanks to the genius who decided to turn an emptied-out Boeing airplane from the 1960s into a hotel suite situated high above the Costa Rican jungle.

Katie Oldenburg / October 14, 2014

We Want To Go To There: 5 Fabulous Girlfriend Getaways

Romantic trips with your lover are nice, soul-searching solo traveling is great, but honestly, it’s hard to beat a vacation with your BFFs. Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge or recreate the most ridiculous scenes from “The Hangover,” we’ve rounded up five amazing girlfriend getaways you’ll never forget. Click on the gallery to check…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 25, 2012

Joan Barnett Vs. Brigit Hippen: Contenders For The Worst Parents In The World

Parenting, you’re doing it wrong. In one corner, we have Joan Barnett, a New York City schools employee, who was fired this week, after it was discovered that she faked her daughter’s death in order to extend her Costa Rican vacation. In the other corner, we have Brigit Hippen, of Hutchinson, Kansas, whose infant daughter…

Julie Gerstein / January 11, 2012

Travel Diary: My Costa Rican Surf Adventure

I recently crossed something off my bucket list. At 29-almost-30, I finally learned how to surf. Despite growing up in sunny San Diego, I’d never learned, and after a failed attempt to teach myself in Hawaii as a teenager — resulting in bloody knees and feet after a detour through a coral reef — I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 25, 2009