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Costa Rica Surfing – Top Spots & Tips

Costa Rica is a great place to visit for tons of different adventure activities, and that includes surfing. Surfing in Costa Rica is possible on both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts for all skill levels. If you are a more experienced surfer, have no fear, Costa Rica has several world-class surfing beaches. If you are

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Planning A Trip to Costa Rica? Do This First

Are you thinking of planning a trip to Costa Rica? We absolutely love it here and are sure you will as well. Costa Rica is the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation with pristine beaches and lush jungles as your backdrop. It doesn’t get much better than that. However, we understand it can be a

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Should You Visit Costa Rica Now?

I know I am anxious to return to traveling, and I’m sure you may be as well. This has been a crazy year for everyone and the freedom to just get on a plane and go somewhere seems like a distant memory. Things are starting to open up again, but it is of course a

32 Travel Gifts for Men – 2020 Holiday Ideas

It’s that time of year, time to start thinking about holiday presents! Travel obviously looks a bit different this year, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still find the perfect travel-themed gift for the men on your list. This list of 32 travel gifts for men come at a variety of price points and

32 Best Travel Gifts for Women – Holiday Ideas

It’s that time of year again….holiday shopping time! That means it is also time for us to update our list of our favorite travel gifts for women. Obviously, travel is looking a bit different this year than in the past. However, that doesn’t mean your favorite travel-loving woman won’t appreciate some amazing travel themed gifts

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Costa Rica Travel Insurance – The Best Options

Costa Rica is a paradise vacation destination, but unfortunately, that does not mean that travel plans will always go perfectly smoothly. Throughout our years of living in Costa Rica, we have dealt with a few different incidents in which we were super thankful that we had health insurance to cover us for unexpected illness, injury,

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Yoga in Costa Rica – Plan Your Retreat

If you have always wanted to participate in a yoga retreat, Costa Rica might just be the perfect place for you to book your next vacation. Yoga in Costa Rica can be done throughout the country at retreat centers, in drop in yoga classes, or even just on your own with a nice open-air ocean


Irazu Volcano – Visit the Highest Volcano in Costa Rica

A visit to Irazu Volcano National Park in Cartago, Costa Rica is a great day trip option from the San Jose area. Here you can enjoy stunning views of Costa Rica’s Central Valley from above and see a deep volcanic crater up close and personal. This is also the highest volcano in Costa Rica. In

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Costa Rica Map – Detailed Description of All Areas

Costa Rica may be a small country, but it is filled with tons of amazing destinations. Unfortunately, in a one or two week vacation, you won’t be able to visit much of the country. Although it may be small, it does take a long time to drive between locations. We created this Costa Rica map

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Costa Rica with Kids – What You Need to Know

Costa Rica is the perfect Central America destination for families. Costa Rica with kids does not need to be limited to staying in resorts. It’s definitely possible to visit multiple destinations and find plenty of things to do that the entire family will love. I have to preface this article by saying that Thomas and