Adventurous, nature-loving travelers flock to Costa Rica and with good reason: there are few places anywhere that cram so many different eco-systems, and species of critters, within such a small area. This tautly written, exhaustively researched book will show you the way to make the most out of your vacation. The EasyGuide to Costa Rica is updated yearly, printed in large, easy-to-read fonts and contains: - Dozens of helpful maps - Opinionated reviews of lodges, hotels, restaurants, adventure outfitters, attractions and nightlife in all price ranges and for all styles of travel, from laid-back to gung ho - Star ratings so you can quickly scan through your options - Exact pricing so there's never any guessing
Karl Kahler is a journalist, author and bon vivant who has been visiting Costa Rica since the mid-1990s. Currently the travel editor of the Tico Times, he was previously national editor of the San Jose Mercury News in California, where he worked for 25 years. He was born in Arkansas and has lived in Mexico, Bolivia, Venezuela, Canada and seven U.S. states. His motto is "If I could be any other person in the world, I would refuse." He has two grown sons, a lawyer and an actor. He resides in San Jose, Costa Rica.