Anyone know a helpline for say Costa Rica? Thanks
Mike, The most extensive one is probably the Lonely Planet Thorn Tree, which covers most places in the world.
Try Trip Advisor or Fodors.
tripadvisor.com is one of the busiest forums on the net,, and they have specific forums for each country and city .. which is really nice... plus they have locals and expats that often post on them , they can really be helpful .