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From tasty arreglados and casado to a cornucopia of fresh fruits and vegetables, Costa Rican cuisine boasts many delectable treats. Read on to learn more about this nation’s most delicious dishes and what to order on your next visit.

June 18, 2019

From Arreglados to Casado: What to Eat on a Family Trip to Costa Rica

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Beautiful, gentle creatures, sea turtles serve an important role in our oceans’ biodiversity. But they face many natural and manmade threats. Fortunately, you can help them with family travel that makes a difference.

May 23, 2019

Family Travel that Makes a Difference: Global Sea Turtle Conservation

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A land of rich cultural traditions, ancient ruins, sprawling beaches, and delicious cuisine, a trip to Mexico comes with endless opportunities for family adventure travel. Whether you’re after the sand and surf of one of the country’s many coastal resorts, exploring the massive pyramids of Mesoamerican ruins such as Teotihuacan, or snorkeling with whale sharks […]

February 9, 2019

8 Interesting Facts About Mexico

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Featuring some of the most stunning rainforests in the world, Costa Rica also boasts inviting beaches, turquoise surf, towering volcanoes, and abundant wildlife. Whether you’re zip-lining through the rainforest canopy or connecting with locals and learning firsthand about pura vida during an authentic homestay, Costa Rica mixes adrenaline-spiking adventure with many chances for blissful relaxation. […]

February 7, 2019

Costa Rica Family Vacation: The Best Places to Visit with Kids

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Costa Rica is a land of endless adventure and lots of heart. Locals prove welcoming, friendly, and warm. Multigenerational travel is the norm, and kid-friendly amenities abound, making travel through Costa Rica with kids a breeze. But Costa Rica is also a land of white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and offshore coral reefs and volcanic […]

January 26, 2019

8 Interesting Facts About Costa Rica

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Have you ever wondered which family travel destinations are best suited to your children based on their ages? While there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to travel with kids of various ages, there are definitely places and experiences better suited to some ages than others. Preteens or tweens have increased physical […]

January 25, 2019

 Travel with Tweens: 8 Places to Visit by Age 13

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Have you ever wondered which family travel destinations are best suited to your school-aged children? While there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to travel with kids of various ages, there are definitely places and experiences better suited to some ages than others. School-aged kids, for example, are filled with boundless energy […]

January 19, 2019

Travel with Kids: 8 Places to Visit by Age 8

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Winter comes with many exciting moments including time spent with loved ones savoring the holidays. The start of a new year makes us reflect on cherished memories while looking with hope towards the future. From our children’s next milestones to our future family adventure travels, where will the new year take us? Here are our […]

December 28, 2018

Family Adventure Travel in 2019: Our Top Destination Picks

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Just because you’ve settled down to start a family, doesn’t mean your days of adventuring are numbered. Costa Rica remains one of the top outdoor destinations in the world. The area around Arenal Volcano National Park and La Fortuna features activities for all ages making this a top adventure destination when traveling Costa Rica with […]

September 7, 2018

Where to Go in Costa Rica: Arenal Volcano National Park & La Fortuna

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How do you want to experience Costa Rica? Do you want to visit the major tourist attractions, check them off your list, and call it a day? If so, that’s great. But a family homestay probably won’t rank at the top of your travel. Do you want to immerse yourself and your family in authentic […]

August 29, 2018

Authentic Costa Rica: A Family Homestay Experience

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