Links & References

Costa Rica Links and Resources:

 

GENERAL INFORMATIVE WEBSITES:

Spanish/English Dictionary: spanishdict.com
Metric Conversion Table & Chart: sciencemadesimple.com
Costa Rica Adventure Map / waterproof, full-color map published by National Geographic Society: nationalgeorgraphic.com


COSTA RICA HISTORY and CULTURE:

Costa Rica: General Information: wikipedia.com
Costa Rica: A Traveler’s Literary Companion
/ edited by Barbara Ras with Forward by Oscar Arias (1994): powells.com
Costa Rica: Quest for Democracy / John A. Booth (1999): amazon.com
The Costa Rica Reader: History, Culture, Politics
/ edited by Steven Palmer and Iván Molina (2004): amazon.com
Costa Rican Spanish in Your Pocket / Jose Hares (2006): barnes&noble.com
The Costa Ricans / Richard Biesanz, Karen Zubris Biesanz, Mavis Hiltunen Biesanz (1982): amazon.com
The Sparrow and the Hawk: Costa Rica and The United States During the Rise of Jose Figueres
/ Kyle Longley (1997): bookfinder.com
Ticos: Culture and Social Change in Costa Rica / Richard Biesanz, Karen Zubris Biesanz, Mavis Hiltunen Biesanz (1999): amazon.com

 

TRAVEL WEBSITES:

Costa Rican Tourist Board: visitcostarica.com
The Visitor’s Guide to Costa Rica – Costa Rica Institute of Tourism (ICT):naturallycostarica
Sustainable Tourism Certification: turismosostenible
Kyle Longley, The Sparrow and the Hawkamazon.com
Insight Guides Costa Rica: insightguides.com
Lonely Planet Guide: lonelyplanet.com
Rough Guide to Costa Rica: roughguides.com
Costa Rica Embassy General Guide: costarica.com
U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica: USEmbassy
Trip Advisor: tripadvisor.com

 

COSTA RICA NEWSPAPERS AND FORUMS WEBSITES:

Latin America Network Information Center: www.lanic
Living in Costa Rica Forum: infocostarica.com
The Tico Times: www.ticotimes.net
AM Costa Rica – daily online tabloid: amcostarica.com
La Nacion – leading newspaper (in Spanish only): nacion.co.cr
Guide Press Release: www.prlog.org