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International Sunrise and Sunset Around the World Day: Mourning Loss And Celebrating Life Has Never Been More Beautiful

Grunt. Pout. Sulk. This one’s going to be a tough one to get through.

Today I am reminded of why we celebrate birthdays. We don’t do it for the cake (well, maybe… 1,729 more words

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What To Do And See In San Jose, Costa Rica

Got a free day in San Jose?

Many travellers plan to spend either their first or last day in Costa Rica’s bustling capital city. While it is not always necessary (or desired) to do so, should you find yourself in the area with time to spare consider checking out any one (or more) of the following sites. 3,440 more words

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Paying For Your Costa Rica Trip: What Is Normal, Common, And To Be Expected?

What It Means For The Tourism Company

Tourism companies requiring no guarantee or prepayment are harder to come across in Costa Rica. They certainly exist (roughly 15% of the tourism companies we work with choose to operate this way), however they are far less common than those companies that opt to collect prepayment or a guarantee (ie. 3,619 more words

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An Unapologetic Long-winded Account of When I Felt Like Anthony Bourdain


“My friend is coming to meet us at 7:30.”

I am slightly hungry/also thinking it is a result of being awake and moving since 4AM. 1,611 more words

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Woman Traveling Alone, Stay Away


Rebecca has been working hard in San Francisco, she has two jobs working as a deli girl at Whole Foods and a waitress to the Marina folk who love brunch (so all of them). 543 more words

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica - Whitewater Rafting

While doing our travel research on Manuel Antonio, one recommendation popped up again and again. Do the whitewater rafting trip. Once we arrived in Manuel Antonio, we got the same advice, so we booked a rafting trip as our first activity in the area. 405 more words


Ancient petroglyphs?

Winter storms – winter is June through October in Costa Rica – have scoured Carrillo beach to expose this carving.  Probably an homage to the cacique (chief). 8 more words

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