Tag Archives: Costa Rica

10 of the World’s Best Destinations for Families

Kids of all ages can appreciate Gaudi’s modernist masterpieces.

With so many different ages and tastes to cater to, traveling as a family can often be as frustrating as it is fun, but it’s a sure-fire way to create unforgettable memories, whether sharing a magic moment or bonding over a travel disaster. To make sure your family vacation goes to plan, choosing your destination […]

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June 13, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 of the World’s Best Destinations for Families

17 of the World’s Most Extraordinary National Parks

Hakone National Park

Yellowstone was the world’s first national park. As the US National Park Service turns 100 years old this year, people from around the country (and globe) are flocking to these iconic reserves. US National Parks now number more than 400 and welcomed more than 305 million visitors in 2015. The idea of creating protected wilderness […]

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May 25, 2016 by | Comments Off on 17 of the World’s Most Extraordinary National Parks

10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

Kakslauttanen - Lapland - Finland low res by Greeland Travel (CC BY 2.0)

Whether bedding down in a wacky hotel, camping at a dizzying altitude or indulging in an unforgettable back-to-nature experience, your accommodation choice can sometimes be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Looking to add a unique twist to your trip, impress a loved one with a spectacular hotel or just dare to […]

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April 11, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

10 Travel Adventures to Enjoy While You Still Can

Floating in the Dead Sea

With the effects of climate change ever more apparent and mass tourism transforming landscapes beyond recognition, the clock is ticking on many of the world’s most popular destinations. Whether you want to get up close to endangered wildlife, discover natural wonders or visit ancient landmarks while they’re still standing, there’s no time like the present. […]

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March 28, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Travel Adventures to Enjoy While You Still Can

Spring Break Destinations for Every Kind of Traveler

Full Moon Party. Koh Phangan. Thailand. by María Gabriela Lucero (CC BY-ND 2.0)

With spring break just around the corner, now’s the time to cast aside your studies, hunt down those last-minute deals and plan an unforgettable trip. Whether you’re looking for a budget beach break, a romantic getaway or an adrenaline-pumping adventure, here’s a roundup of the best spring break destinations.

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March 9, 2016 by | Comments Off on Spring Break Destinations for Every Kind of Traveler

Top 25 Haunted Places Around the World

Dublin has plenty of haunted landmarks.

There are 25 haunted spots featured on this list, and plenty more around the world besides. How do you pick just one each year in which to spend your Halloween? Well, the good news is that these places retain their scary reputations year-round, so even if only one of them makes the cut for October […]

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October 28, 2015 by | 5 Comments

The Rums of Central America

Centario rum

One of the great benefits of traveling through Central America is that it’s easy to find really good rum for a ridiculously low price. While most people associate rum with the Caribbean, many of the best ones actually come from the mainland of Central America. They might not be as famous or as heavily marketed […]

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June 23, 2015 by | Comments Off on The Rums of Central America

The World’s Cheapest Countries for Backpackers

Istanbul market

Backpacking around the world can be surprisingly cheap if you don’t mind roughing it at times and are willing to arrange your trip independently. For those on the tightest budget, look towards the developing world when creating your itinerary: Here you’ll find the potency of your experience in relation to the amount you spend will […]

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May 20, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and Sarchi Arts and Craft Tour

In Costa Rica, you are never far from a volcano, coffee, or handicrafts, and this day trip from San José took us to all three, in the comfort of a small tour.

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March 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and Sarchi Arts and Craft Tour

Volunteering Abroad with Animals: 8 Must-Visit Countries

Panda

If your heart melts every time you look into the eyes of an animal, whether it’s a puppy or a frog, then it’s safe to say you’re an animal lover. Luckily for you, there are countless opportunities for animal people to help furry, feathery, scaly or slimy creatures while traveling the world. How is this […]

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October 12, 2012 by | 2 Comments