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Me and My Monkey in Costa Rica

We were told about the monkeys when we checked into to the Hyatt’s Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, a delightful, all natural spot nestled on Culebra Bay on the Pacific...

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It’s Easy Being Green On Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Forget Kermit's self-doubts. Kids and adults will discover how much fun they can have within an incredibly well sustained biosphere on the Osa Peninsula.Named one of the most biologically intense...

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Costa Rica’s Lapa Rios: River Of Scarlet Macaws

If eco-lodge makes you think "rustic," read on about a high-end place that offers unique accommodations, gourmet meals, attentive staff and spa treatments on the remote Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica.

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Studying abroad in high school

For those of you looking for a study abroad program for your teen, go with SPI Study Abroad:Both...

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Family Fun In Guanacaste Costa Rica

Guanacaste, on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, is a mix of beautiful beaches, lush rainforest and fascinating fauna. Costa Rica’s rich biodiversity, strong infrastructure...

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Chapter 6 (of 11): The Osa Peninsula

"This is worse than bland," declared Paddy in his London accent. "It tastes like wet socks." He passed the cup of watered oatmeal to Lochy. "It`s energy,"...

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Sol Abroad Spanish Language Immersion for Teens

This past summer my sixteen–year-old daughter chose to study Spanish abroad. She had been studying Spanish since middle school and realized that in order to achieve a true...

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Soft Adventures in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's land activities provide plenty of "soft" adventures for vacationing families with less active -- or more fearful -- loved ones.Costa Rica's land activities provide plenty...

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Costa Rica’s Drake Bay Wilderness

In search of adventure, s single father and two teens explore Costa Rica. Over the past decade, Costa Rica has emerged as the standout eco-adventure destination in the Americas. From its rugged,...

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Costa Rica’s Capital of San Jose

The area around Costa Rica's capital is rich with cultural history and natural wonder. To discover some key attractions in San Jose and beyond, read on. This sprawling low-rise metropolitan...

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