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Home to an astonishing abundance of tropical flora and fauna, Costa Rica is a mecca for ecologically minded families, romantics, and active travelers. You’ll be amazed traveling through this tropical wonderland of active volcanoes, hidden beaches and waterfalls, rainforests and cloud forests. Full of rare and exotic wildlife, you’ll have the...

Home to an astonishing abundance of tropical flora and fauna, Costa Rica is a mecca for ecologically minded families, romantics, and active travelers. You’ll be amazed traveling through this tropical wonderland of active volcanoes, hidden beaches and waterfalls, rainforests and cloud forests. Full of rare and exotic wildlife, you’ll have the opportunity to spot wildlife from monkeys to macaws and sea turtles to toucans. Our fun, friendly and experienced local naturalist guides will help you create meaningful connections with local ticos visiting farms, families and small villages.

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A Graduate's Gift: Family River Rafting in Costa Rica

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 Chris, Amy and their kids are experienced travelers who were referred to us by an alumni and were looking for a family adventure in Costa Rica. They wanted a completely different travel experience than they were used to; their son was graduating high school and they gifted him with a trip of his choice. He chose our Pacuare Cos...
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Rediscovering frogs through conservation in Costa Rica

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Frogs are amazing creatures, yet because they are so small they are highly susceptible to environmental changes. Many of them have gone extinct due to climate changes, new predators, fatal fungus infections, etc. Here in Costa Rica, naturalist guides, local travelers and researches are optimistic because conservation efforts are...
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10 things you probably didn't know about Olive Ridley Turtles

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Turtles are one the oldest and most primitive groups of reptiles and have outlived many other species. One can only wonder if their unique shell is responsible for their longevity, did you know that their shell is made up of 60 different bones all connected together and developed from their ribs?!! Today I wanted to share a few other facts of a ver...
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Into the Jungle - Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast

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The Indigenous Bribri people of Costa Rica live deep in the Talamanca rainforest near the coastal Caribbean, where the campesinos (farmers) grow plantains and cacao among other produce. Their ancient culture is steeped in tradition and they speak their own language, Bribri, as well as Spanish. The "Undiscovered Caribbean Adventure" is one...
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Up for a walk in the clouds?

Up for a walk in the clouds?
Two weekends ago I had the opportunity to visit the Monteverde cloud forest in the north central part my homeland, Costa Rica. Without a doubt one of my favorite activities there is walking on the hanging bridges through the canopy of the tree tops. Sometimes called a "sky trek", the bridges give you the luxury of taking a walk high above the canopy floor to see close-up the incredible diversity of life in the treetops that just isn't visible from the ground. The hanging bridges allow travelers to explore at their own pace the vibrancy of the cloud forest canopy, and be able to take in the amazing panoramic vistas, the wildlife that call those trees home and the hundreds of species of trees that harmonize and unify to create an incredible collage of colors, aromas and views.  There are several in Costa Rica that I can highly recommend, but to...
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