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Archive | September, 2016

Mexico is So HAPPY!

Mexico really is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, boasting surfing havens in Baja to the turquoise Caribbean waters in the Yucatan region. Sometimes Mexico gets a bad rap for its northern regions, but without a doubt, most of this country is amazing and will leave you changed even after a short […]

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Fall Reflection

Wow! What a whirlwind of a week it has been. I feel like I’ve been around the world and back again in the last fourteen days and is so nice to be home! Fall is upon us and everything seems to be changing rapidly, all at once. Its a beautiful phenomenon, that when it rains it pours. […]

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Falling into Wellness

With temperatures dropping come wellness and fitness concerns. It can be difficult to stay on track in a cooler climate. Many think of summer as the ideal time to exercise outdoors, but the brisk temperatures of fall are ideal for outside workouts. Summer weather is normally too hot to stay outside while exercising. For most […]

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Mexico’s Cenotes

Cenotes, or tzonoot in Mayan, are sinkholes in limestone over underground water sources. The result are deep holes filled with clear water and lined with stalactites, stalagmites and even fossils in the limestone. The Mayans believed these water holes were a way to communicate with the gods, and they were often the place for sacrifices […]

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Dancing in the Streets of Colombia

Colombia is a melting pot of African, Spanish and Native American cultures, and it shows in their music. Each region has its own unique style of traditional music. There’s the sad, slow rhythm of the Andean region’s Bambuco which has indigenous influence; the African influenced, bright percussion of the Pacific region’s Currulao; the harp and […]

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Apple Pie, Spiralizers & Other Fall Produce Favorites

Fall is almost here whether you want to believe it or not! It’s sad summer is ending but fall is the start of the holiday season and early fall weather is always great, not too hot, not too cold! Fall is also the time for a lot of great fruits and veggies to be at […]

7 Fall Fun Facts

It’s finally fall! The autumn equinox, just like the spring equinox and winter and summer solstices has always been a big day on the calendar year. Here’s a list of 10 facts about this special September day. Even though we think of the whole day as the equinox, it is actually a specific moment, when […]

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Visit Costa Rica & Save the Sea Turtles

Costa Rica is one of the easiest places to find Leatherback and Olive Ridley turtles. The Nicoya peninsula, more specifically, is a hot spot for these turtles to lay their eggs. Olive Ridleys nest almost all year but more specifically from July to November. Leatherbacks nest on the Pacific from September to March, but nest from […]

Getting to Porto, Portugal

Has Portugal been on your bucket list for a while? With the Algarve coast to the south, Lisbon on the central coast and Porto to the north, Portugal is a fantastic destination to tour. Porto is one of Europe’s most underrated cities. With breathtaking beaches and the famous Douro Valley nearby, the city is becoming a […]

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Costa Rica by Air, Land or Sea

Headed to one of our locations in Santa Teresa? There are many ways to get to Santa Teresa, located at the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula. The quickest route? By private charter plane. The captain we work with has private planes that seat 2, 5 and 10 people, making for a quick transfer from […]

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