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Sunset in San Jose, Costa Rica
City Living

I think we can all agree that sunsets at the beach are spectacular. The awe-inspiring visual appeal of watching our closest star drop below the horizon often causes us humans to stop and simply absorb the grandeur of nature for a few moments. And when combined with a soundtrack of

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Puerto Viejo from the sea, on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast.
Beaches

We are heading to Puerto Viejo de Limón next week. This part of Costa Rica, located on the Caribbean coast just north of Panama, is almost like an entirely different country. In addition to Costa Rica’s unique brand of Spanish, you’ll hear Caribbean-accented English, Mekatelyu (a local Creole dialect), Bribri

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Surfing at Manuel Antonio Beach, Costa Rica
Beaches

It’s the weekend, and a great time to head to the beach. This shot is from Balu, a beachfront bar and restaurant (and, as you can see, a surf school) located a short walk from Manuel Antonio National Park, just outside of Quepos. Even if you’re not interested in catching

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General

If you’d like to have Manuel Antonio’s famous beach (the one inside the park) all to yourself, go early. The park opens at 7am, but most tourists go with a guide. These groups slowly make their way along the 1.8 km that lead to the beach, looking for birds, sloths,

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