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Costa Rica

Where do you go if you want to see monkeys and volcanoes, all in the same day? Why, Costa Rica of course. It didn’t matter that it was the end of the “wet season,” I was determined to have a fun adventure. And so I landed in San Jose, with little planned beyond spending a […]

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Dominican Republic

There is something to be said for traveling to the Caribbean and having a “non-island” experience. In the Dominican Republic, I was apparently one of the few tourists to visit the country’s capital, Santo Domingo, and to venture to the mountainous central highlands. Away from the throngs at the island’s beach resorts, I didn’t have […]

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