A popular New York Times article highlights the beauty and fun of Costa Rica, as well as the benefits of going with someone who knows.
News from the Galapagos – fire on Isabela Island. The fire was started accidentally by a local farmer, who was burning weeds on his land. The fire quickly spread out of control, and now many farms in the Cerro Verde area have been affected.
Everyone lately seems to be looking for ways to cut costs on the trip of a lifetime. For me, it can be difficult to give good advice on how to do this, as to slash costs usually translates into a reduction of service quality or hotel quality that normally greatly reduces the value of the trip as well. I would say there are some countries (such as Guatemala or Peru) [...]
Debbie Lester sent this posting recently about her families experience at Inti Raymi. Thanks Debbie! PS Adventure Life has special departures each year that include VIP seating at the event – spaces book up early! My trip to South America would not have been complete without visiting Cusco, Peru during the Inti Raymi, the festival of the Sun. Every year on June 24th Cusco comes alive as the [...]
After about two years of thinking about creating some sort of trekking/multisport tour option in Costa Rica, we have finally done it! It includes all the great activities you can hope to experience while in this country, ziplining, whitewater rafting on the Pacuare, kayaking, snorkeling, and of course now a 2 day/1 night trek up Chirripo Peak.. the highest in the country. Check it out now here: http://www.adventure-life.com/costa_rica/costa_rica_tours/tour/CM9.php5
What better way of learning about a new place and culture is there than by sitting around a table to share a meal and enjoy some new flavors? Studying a place’s culinary history helps uncover the relationship between food and culture and the many stories that are passed on through generations. And Peru is full of legends and traditions. Peruvian cuisine has hit the headlines recently in many culinary magazines, [...]