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4 Houses in Graça / Lioz Arquitetura

4 HOUSES IN GRAÇA / LIOZ ARQUITETURA

© Francisco Nogueira Architects: Lioz Arquitetura Location: Lisbon, Portugal Authors: André Costa, Marina Malagolini Area: 274.0 m2 Project...

Kicking Off the Bird Count Season at Cangreja, Costa Rica

KICKING OFF THE BIRD COUNT SEASON AT CANGREJA, COSTA RICA

December is a busy time in Costa Rica. The end of the scholastic year coincides with the commencement of the “summer”dry season and...

 
 
 
Body of woman who went missing while celebrating birthday found buried in Costa Rica

BODY OF WOMAN WHO WENT MISSING WHILE CELEBRATING BIRTHDAY FOUND BURIED IN COSTA RICA

The body of Carla Stefaniak, an American reported missing while on vacation in Costa Rica, has been found, her family says.

Body found in Costa Rica thought to be missing Florida woman

BODY FOUND IN COSTA RICA THOUGHT TO BE MISSING FLORIDA WOMAN

Costa Rican authorities said Tuesday that they found what appears to be the body of a missing South Florida woman.

 
 
 
The Little Bird Year: Week 41 - Madera Canyon, Tucson Arizona

THE LITTLE BIRD YEAR: WEEK 41 - MADERA CANYON, TUCSON ARIZONA

We are finally getting settled this week, now that we are back from Costa Rica, and in what we refer to as our temporarily-permanent...

How to See 300 Bird Species in 3 Days

HOW TO SEE 300 BIRD SPECIES IN 3 DAYS

Birds can be enjoyed in a wide variety of ways. Those of us who chase rare birds for our counties, states, or other human-made geographical...

 
 
 
Esparza House / YUSO

ESPARZA HOUSE / YUSO

© Roberto D´Ambrosio Architects: YUSO Location: San Rafael, Costa Rica Lead Architect: José Antonio Salas, Guillermo León Area: 1345.4...

Diego Costa in scoring slump before Atletico hosts Barcelona

DIEGO COSTA IN SCORING SLUMP BEFORE ATLETICO HOSTS BARCELONA

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa hasn't scored in the Spanish league since February

 
 
 
The Little Big Year: Week 40 - Last week in CR, and The Quetzal!

THE LITTLE BIG YEAR: WEEK 40 - LAST WEEK IN CR, AND THE QUETZAL!

Our trip to Costa Rica has come to an end, and sadly, it ended with one of the best weeks of birding in the entire year. We spent to...

El Pollo Loco Unwraps a Holiday Tradition with New Handmade Chicken Tamales

EL POLLO LOCO UNWRAPS A HOLIDAY TRADITION WITH NEW HANDMADE CHICKEN TAMALES

The Seasonal Tamale Offerings Rooted in Mexican Holiday Tradition are Available for a Limited Time Only Costa Mesa, CA El Pollo Loco...

 
 
 
Little Big Year-Week 39: The southern coast in Costa Rica

LITTLE BIG YEAR-WEEK 39: THE SOUTHERN COAST IN COSTA RICA

Our second week here in Costa Rica has certainly seen a great increase in the amount of rain. After leaving the Cano Negro area, we...

In Costa Rica, Fall is our Spring

IN COSTA RICA, FALL IS OUR SPRING

It's warm as always in Costa Rica but I know there's a change of seasons up north. I know because I see what the calendar says and...

 
 
 
Little Big Year -Week 38: Our first week in Costa Rica

LITTLE BIG YEAR -WEEK 38: OUR FIRST WEEK IN COSTA RICA

Ah, Costa Rica, so long I have dreamed of visiting you and your amazing birds. Well, here I am, and so far I love this place. We will...

Ronaldo & Juventus fear key players could miss Manchester United visit

RONALDO & JUVENTUS FEAR KEY PLAYERS COULD MISS MANCHESTER UNITED VISIT

Miralem Pjanic, Blaise Matuidi and Douglas Costa all picked up knocks in the Bianconeri's win over Cagliari and may miss the Champions...

 
 
 
Costa Rica's Best Birds of Halloween

COSTA RICA'S BEST BIRDS OF HALLOWEEN

The final days of October are naturally spooky, at least in the north. It gets darker earlier day by day. The Maples and Oaks are in...

Guide for the Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Architecture Road Trip

GUIDE FOR THE ULTIMATE MID-CENTURY MODERN ARCHITECTURE ROAD TRIP

Greater Refuge Temple, Costas Machlouzarides, 1968, New York, New York, USA. Image © Darren Bradley The following excerpt from Sam...

 
 
 
Costa Rican raft accident turns bachelor party into 'living nightmare'

COSTA RICAN RAFT ACCIDENT TURNS BACHELOR PARTY INTO 'LIVING NIGHTMARE'

It took less than five minutes for a weekend bachelor party in Costa Rica to turn into a tragedy that claimed the lives of four men,...

Villa Akoya / Studio Saxe

VILLA AKOYA / STUDIO SAXE

© Andrés García Lachner Architects: Studio Saxe Location: Puntarenas, Costa Rica Project Architect: Cesar Coto Area: 302.0 m2 Project...

 
 
 
Four US tourists, Costa Rican local guide drown while rafting in swollen Naranjo RiverP

FOUR US TOURISTS, COSTA RICAN LOCAL GUIDE DROWN WHILE RAFTING IN SWOLLEN NARANJO RIVERP

In a tragic incident, four U.S. tourists and their local guide were killed in a rafting accident over the weekend in Costa Rica. The...

Thousands flee East Bay homes due to gas pipeline risk

THOUSANDS FLEE EAST BAY HOMES DUE TO GAS PIPELINE RISK

Thousands of people have evacuated their East Bay homes because a natural gas pipeline is at risk in Contra Costa County.