How a Suburban CA Cafe Got Their Hands on the World's Most Expensive Coffee Beans
Elida Geisha Natural set a new record, selling at auction for $803 per pound.
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Ecotourism in Costa Rica Is Putting Wildlife at Risk
Ecotourism has been a positive force in some ways, but native species like the jaguar, sloth, and howler monkey are losing ground to development.
An Ode to the Noni, the World’s Most Disgusting Fruit
If you thought durian was the most unappealing fruit, you've clearly never punished yourself with the vomitous little noni. I, unfortunately, have.
How to Throw a Destination Music Festival That Doesn't End in Disaster
As Fyre Festival proved recently, throwing extravagant events in far-flung locales is no easy task.
How to Make Medicinal Honey Wine in the Middle of the Jungle
“I always had equated alcohol with being bad for you, and then I tasted some honey wine and it felt good."
What It's Like to Make a Living on Drug Tourism
We talked to a local drug dealer who makes his living selling drugs to North American tourists.
Meet the Couple Growing Tropical Supergreens in the Costa Rican Jungle
The founders of Finca Tierra went off-grid to sow greens that grow like weeds. Their humble goal: have the smallest carbon footprint possible.
Now Is The Time To Fire Jurgen Klinsmann
It's time for Klinsmann to go, not just because the team is bad, but because there's time to make things right.
The World's Most Famous Sex Tourist Is Fighting to Free Himself from Costa Rican Prison
David "Cuba Dave" Strecker is facing a year in prison for violating Costa Rica's sex tourism laws after blogging extensively about his experience with the country's prostitutes.
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Someone Shipped $55 Million Worth of Cocaine to a Coca-Cola Factory
A Coca-Cola plant in France opened a shipping container that was supposed to be full of juice and discovered around 800 pounds of blow.
Puppies, Pride, and Drag Queens: Photos from Costa Rica's Annual LGBTQ Parade
The small Latin American country might not be top of the list for marriage equality or gay rights, but that didn't stop marchers in San José from celebrating Pride.
It Was a Wild Night for Group A That Saw USMNT Advance on Top
Oh-ho-ho, how the fortunes have turned for a little known national team called the United States of America.
Liam Daniel Pierce