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Panama: Living on Island Time

Panama Islands

When compared to the rest of Central America, Panama has a decidedly modern and fast-paced feel. There’s skyscrapers, nightclubs, fine-dining restaurants, and cosmopolitan beaches of Panama City … and, oh yeah, something about a massive canal called “the heart valve of world commerce”. Breakaway from the hubbub, however, and Panamanian life slows down to a […]

Friday, January 24th, 2020


Peninsula Papagayo Costa Rica: A World Apart

Beaches of Papagayo Costa Rica

A jungle adventure doesn’t have to mean “roughing it.” And a luxury vacation can still be friendly to the environment. Those two truisms sum up Costa Rica’s Peninsula Papagayo. Tucked off the beaten path on the north end of the Costa Rican Pacific coast, Peninsula Papagayo hosts a priceless ecosystem—one of the last dry tropical […]

Monday, December 23rd, 2019


Lisbon is Always Smiling

Lisbon Castle Walls

What is it that makes a vacation destination tick all the check boxes? Aside from fair weather, when you come down to it so much depends on the people, the culture, and the beauty of the natural and made environment. Add a few conveniences and luxuries and you have the makings of a vacation or […]

Thursday, September 19th, 2019


Travel to Panama – A Magical Bridge Between Worlds

Panama old and new

The magical nation of Panama sits at many crossroads – between Central and South America; the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean; unspoiled nature and glassy modern cities;  relaxed traditional life and cosmopolitan hustle.   From the ecotourist to the “chic”-otourist, there’s something to surprise and delight everyone in the endless summer that envelops Panama – […]

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019


Osa Peninsula: Your Journey Off Costa Rica’s Beaten Path

Trek in Costa Rica

Ecotourists and nature lovers flock to Costa Rica, but relatively few make it to the Osa Peninsula on the southern Pacific coast.  Dubbed “biologically intense” by National Geographic, the Osa Peninsula is the most biodiverse region of the country. Here you can relax on hidden beaches and test yourself against one of the world’s great […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019



Spring Break: Why Costa Rica should be on the top of your list

Spring Break in Costa Rica

Are you thinking about changing up your normal family Spring Break routine? Costa Rica is perfect for those seeking an alternative to the standard spring break destinations. No matter your age or preferences, Costa Rica is a perfect setting for your Spring Break 2019 vacation. An amazing diversity of options can be found from gorgeous […]

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019