Grab this phrasebook and trade tiquismos with the Ticos, chase the best beach break, track down a toucan and go home knowing you've had an all-round pura vida time. Our phrasebooks give you a comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases inmore than 120 languages.
Award-winning travel writer Christopher P. Baker shows travelers the way to the best of Costa Rica—whether it's surfing the beaches of Golfo Dulce, hiking in Corcovado National Park, or dining in the upscale Escazu barrio in San José. Along with his in-depth coverage, Baker includes unique trip ideas for a variety of interests, such as Sweet Retreats, Best Beaches, and Adrenaline Rush. Complete with details that range from where to surf to which spots are the best for seeing wildlife, Moon Costa Rica gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. Coverage includes: San José The Central Highlands The Caribbean Coast The Northern Zone Guanacaste and the Northwest The Nicoya Peninsula Central Pacific Golfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula South-Central Costa Rica
More powerful than a fistful of euros, reaching further than a Eurail pass, this phrasebook is more entertaining than Eurovision! From Lisbon to Marseilles, Barcelona to Athens, this is your ticket to 10 languages, a whole continent of culture, and the ultimate European adventure.Our phrasebooks give you a comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases in more than 120 languages. Chat with the locals and discover their culture - a guaranteed way to enrich your travel experience.
This volume is a synthesis of existing knowledge about the flora and fauna of Costa Rica. The major portion of the book consists of detailed accounts of agricultural species, vegetation, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds, and insects. "This is an extraordinary, virtually unique work. . . . The tremendous amount of original, previously unpublished, firsthand information is remarkable."—Peter H. Raven, Director, Missouri Botanical Garden "An essential resource for anyone interested in tropical biology. . . . It can be used both as an encyclopedia—a source of facts on specific organisms—and as a source of ideas and generalizations about tropical ecology."—Alan P. Smith, Ecology
Introduces Spanish grammar and provides useful phrases for meeting people, getting around, shopping, and handling emergencies.
Peer into the crater of a smoking volcano, spot rare birds from high above the rainforest canopy and raft some of the most thrilling white water in the tropics. Whether you aim to observe endangered sea turtles in Tortuguero or unwind on the warm sands of Play a Tamarindo, this award-winning guide is your essential travel companion. lodging options to suit every budget, from beachside cabinas to remote jungle lodges. Details on Costa Rica's famed national parks and wildlife reserves. Thorough coverage of activities and tours, including the best of outdoor adventure and ecotourism. 54 detailed maps.