Costa Rica Named the Happiest Place on Earth
By Christine Estevez | 07/07/2009 - 16:30

A new study conducted by a British non-governmental group says that Costa Rica is the happiest place on Earth. In the second Happy Planet Index (HPI)—the original index done in 2006—the New Economics Foundation took a look at 143 countries that are home to 99 percent of the world's population. Happiness was measured by an equation that takes into account life expectancy, people's overall satisfaction and their environmental impact.

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Surf the Big Ones in Jaco, Costa Rica
By Mariela Rosario | 05/22/2008 - 11:25

When you head down to Jaco, consider bringing your crew along with you. Group lessons make for more fun-and discounts-so fly with your girls. Bonus: Fun times when you hit the clubs!

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