Costa Rica retires old money for new – spend now!

The Banco Central de Costa Rica has introduced the final denominations of a new family of banknotes. Author Christopher P. Baker has advice on when notes are going out of circulation and how to identify the banknotes that may be left over from your last trip.

Kurà, Costa Rica’s Newest, Most Sensational Hotel

Every time Christopher Baker explores Costa Rica while researching a new guidebook edition, he expects to discover new and exciting boutique hotels. As the first overnight guest in Kurà Design Villas, Christopher reviews this brand new, eco-friendly hotel located on along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast.