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May 2012
Stand Up Paddle Boarding hot new sport

Stand Up Paddle Boarding makes a big splash worldwide

What’s all the buzz about Stand Up Paddle Surfing? It’s one of the fastest emerging global water sports, that’s what. Also called Stand Up Paddle Boarding, or SUP for short, the sport is popular with surfers as a way to keep fit when surf is low and also as another way to catch waves. Because...
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Recharge at a yoga retreat on Costa Rica's Santa Teresa Beach

Yoga Retreats Restore Your Mind, Body & Spirit

“Keep close to Nature’s heart … and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” ~ John Muir Leaving everything you are familiar with and going to a new destination could be the recipe for any manner of trip. Add in a...
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Experience the romance of steam train travel

Experience the romance of old-fashioned train travel in Monteverde’s Cloud Forest

The romance of traveling by train never fades. Trains mean a journey. The feeling of travel while sitting on a train is unique. The scenery flows past in a way not like from an airplane or in a car – especially if you’re the one driving and you can’t sightsee, but also because a train...
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Valle Dorado Tours Costa Rica - Tubing on Rio Negro

Top one-day tours in Costa Rica

If you are like a lot of travelers – I included – you generally tend to plan where you are going on any trip, as far as location is concerned, and probably also where you will stay. And unless you are going somewhere for a specific activity, or on a planned itinerary holiday, you tend...
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Del Mar Surfing Academy Kids' Surf Club in Costa Rica

Kids' Surf Club is perfect Saturday fun!

If you live anywhere near the ocean, even if you don’t surf, teaching your kids to surf is a great confidence booster that lets them learn a fantastic sport that brings enjoyment to all who do it. In surfing hotspot Costa Rica, at Jaco Beach on the Central Pacific Coast, Del Mar Surfing Academy is...
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Spectacular Santa Teresa Beach in Costa Rica

Santa Teresa Beach wins #1 award

Costa Rica wins top tourism honors again! Costa Rica nabbed 12 out of 25 spots for “Top 25 Destinations in Central America” in the 2012 Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Awards. The internationally renowned travel web site gave Costa Rican establishments 11 awards for “Top 25 Hotels in Central America.” And coming in at Number One...
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Costa Rican Art Museum painting by Pedro Arrieta

Art lovers delight in San Jose, Costa Rica

For art lovers, there is a museum in downtown San Jose that you won’t want to miss. Unique in its history, it used to be the terminal of Costa Rica’s old international airport, at the east end of where Sabana Park is today. The Costa Rican Art Museum (Museo de Arte Costarricense) is housed in...
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