Costa Rica Mother's Day Image: The three Serkin women wear tank tops and red helmets as they pose together before zip lining.

Mother. Daughter. Pura Vida.

Three generations of the Serkin family women explore Costa Rica on their own terms—learning, laughing, loving, and living ‘pura vida’ along the way. A Guest Post By: Dee Serkin *In honour of Mother’s Day 2018, we’re publishing this month’s client story a week early. It may be too late to plan a Costa Rica Mother’s …

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The passport of a citizen of the United States of America rests in the pocket of a piece of black luggage.

How To Legally Travel To Cuba As An American

Yes, you can still legally travel to Cuba as a citizen of the United States. Plan accordingly based on the revised rules and regulations. Updated: June 2019 First, citizens of the United States could freely travel to Cuba, then we could under certain conditions, now those restrictions have changed. If you’re a bit perplexed by …

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Pearson & Lepine – It’s Just Happening

One couple explores Costa Rica for the first time, and find themselves falling in love with the country — and deeper in love with each other. A Guest Post By: Tina Pearson Nothing prepared us for the next 10 days of exceptional beauty, adventure, and love waiting for us in Costa Rica. Arriving in San …

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Costa Rica Green Season Adventure Image: Hayley Lewis and her father take part in a group whitewater rafting tour down the Balsa River.

The Perfect Rainy Season Adventure

Join the Lewis family—a father/daughter duo—as they discover that a little rain during Costa Rica’s ‘green season’ doesn’t prevent you from having a big adventure. A Guest Post By: Hayley Lewis Usually I like to plan and figure out my trips totally independent from any type of travel agency, but when I found cheap flights …

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Best Islands in Belize for Solo Image: Structures of Tobacco Caye seen from the shore.

The Best Islands in Belize

There’s nothing worse than arriving on a tropical island for a long-awaited escape from the world, then realizing it’s just not the atmosphere you were expecting! Read on to get the inside word on the many stunning islands of Belize, and let us help you choose the perfect spot for your next holiday. If you’re …

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Ecuador Wildlife Image: A marine iguana and five blue-footed boobies sit on a Galapagos Island rock.

Ecuador: Where The Wild Things Are…

We’ve handpicked the best Ecuadorian jungle treks and wildlife tours. If you’re a photographer or animal lover, read on to discover exactly where to find the rare and beautiful beasts that call this part of the world home. The jungles of Ecuador are a dreamscape of biodiversity that are sadly under pressure from government-sanctioned corporate …

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Cuban Homestays Image: A turquoise colored classic car drives past colorful apartments on a sunny day.

Cuban Homestays — Get to Know Havana

Deepen your travel experience, directly support Cuban nationals and get the inside scoop on local favorites with these Cuban Homestays. In Havana’s heyday — from the turn of the century until the 1950s — several grand hotels served as opulent getaways for foreign superstars and high-ranking mafia members. Sadly, these hotels haven’t maintained their former …

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