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Honduras old pic
Adventure

I made this journey back in 2006, and it took me thirteen days in an old Subaru. It wasn’t easy, but it the road was paved nearly the entire way, food and lodging were easy to find, and I never ran out of gas. Those poor folks made the drive

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Costa Rica Vacation Itineraries

Live it up at two of Costa Rica’s most luxurious hotels in two of its most popular destinations. Bonus: Free night at Arenal Kioro. Adventure, relaxation, nature, and luxury all come together in this eight-day, even-night vacation package. You’ll start out amid lush tropical gardens that grow around natural hot

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FlyingTravel Tips

Some travelers are going to have more time on their hands. The United States and the United Kingdom have implemented bans on using electronic devices from a number of Muslim-majority countries. What will people do with their time in the skies? Fortunately, Royal Jordanian Airlines has created this helpful infographic

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Travel

Travel shouldn’t be stressful. Unfortunately, we often make it that way. With to-the-minute itineraries, overly ambitious travel goals, and tons of unnecessary gear, we create obstacles to actually experiencing our surroundings. Instead, try to be like this dog. What does he do to be such a relaxed traveler? 1. He’s

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Monteverde

Monteverde is so rich in nature and culture that it can reinvent itself quickly. From tours that range from basic backpacking to sophisticated stays, to restaurants and lodging, we always find something new and surprising. Here are our recommendations. Daily Dose of Adventure Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve This reserve

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City Living

One of my favorite places to sit and watch the crowds pass by. For a bird’s eye view, grab a beer and boca at La Terraza (where this photo was taken), located at the southwest corner. The entire plaza is abuzz with pedestrians, lottery vendors, taxi drivers, kids eating ice

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GeneralTrips

Here´s a recent article on Costa Rica´s southern Caribbean coast. It captures the unique vibe of the area, expat, hotel accommodations, restaurants, etc. Make we want to head out there again! – Andres

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GeneralMedio ambiente

Costa Rica has been selected as one of the top 10 eco travel destinations according to www.puretravel.com. All countries are European with the exception of CR, New Zeland and Colombia.

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City LivingGeneral

Avenida 3, known as El Paseo de los Damas, has been reopened on the east side of downtown. It had been closed for two months for remodeling. The Municipalidad de San Jose did a nice job with the new concrete street and landscaped pedestrian areas. Also, the bridge between Turrubares

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Trips

The popular Caribbean destination of Tortuguero (whose names comes from tortuga, or turtle), is in the middle of a successful nesting season fo the green turtle. This large sea creature is in danger of extinction. However, the number of nesting sites is up this year, giving researchers hope that the

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