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Last updated: 04/13/17Nothing can ruin waking up to the sound of the ocean.  Not even a pack of roaming howler monkeys doing what they do best right outside your window.  After all, when you’re in Costa Rica you’re not there for only the ocean.  Costa Rica is far more than that. We found ourselves in the Osa Peninsula, one of the most beautiful regions of the entire country, not for the beach, not for the nature, but to...

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Last updated: 04/13/17Do you ever wonder where your food comes from? I do all the time, and one of the things I’ve loved about our RTW trip is that it has given me the opportunity to see firsthand the places where my food comes from. From the idyllic vineyards in Bordeaux, France; to the rolling, lush tea plantations in Munnar, India; to the small Colombian coffee farms, visiting places like these makes you more connected to and...

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Last updated: 08/14/17We had always talked about trying yoga, but I never found myself with an opportunity worth pursuing.  The activity sounded like it could be a lot of fun, but the prospect of taking a class in a boring location or trying it out with a horrible DIY yoga DVD never made a lot of sense to me. For a while during our long-term trip, we talked about heading to a retreat in India to work on our yoga, but backed away due...

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Last updated: 04/13/17For those who know us well, you’ve come to expect that we plan every little detail far more than most other travelers.  We research a lot, and only very rarely have unexpected surprises pop up on us. I say this as the intro to this article so you can imagine our shock when we tried checking in to our flight from Cartagena, Colombia, to San Jose, Costa Rica, and were told we had to show our Yellow Fever...

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