Category: Latin America

2 Posts

  • Travel Guide to Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    Straddling the Pacific Ocean and dense jungle, the sleepy beach town of Tamarindo is tucked in the northwest corner of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region. Walking through the town center, monkeys swing across power lines, and yielding to iguanas puttering across the dusty roads becomes part of your routine.  Near-daily rain showers keep Tamarindo lush, weaving natural cut-outs of jungle brush as you stroll from the town center to the dark-sand…

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  • 10 Takeaways from my Trip to Colombia

    I recall some logic when I decided to take a trip to Colombia. I knew I wanted to go somewhere in Latin America. I wanted to go to an affordable destination with a round-trip flight for less than $1,000, and I wanted to experience nature without the intensity level of hiking Machu Picchu. That’s how I landed on Colombia, also spurred by recent curiosity after reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s surrealist…

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