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Travel Articles: Costa Rica
National Geographic Recognizes Sea Turtle Trip that Gives Back in Baja
Of the five species of sea turtles found in the Baja region, all are unfortunately endangered! Travelers spend 5 days in Magdalena Bay’s mangrove canals working on a community project with Grupo Tortuguero on this trip. The unique group is a collection of former poachers who are now committed to conservation. Enjoy Mexico while also helping preserve its natural treasures.
Costa Rica Overview
For a country of its size, Costa Rica has something to offer all styles of travelers! Breathtaking rainforests & booming volcanoes, some of the most rare and endangered wildlife on the planet, luxury & relaxation, culinary experiences, and adventurous excursions. See how a Costa Rica trip will allow you to experience "Pura Vida!"
Costa Rica Culture
This article summarizes the history and culture of Costa Rica, including the religion, language, and cuisine. Take a look before your trip!
Pura Vida Travels
A lovely trip to Costa Rica to see the country and the people.
Christmas in July
What better way to connect with your family & friends than taking a trip together! This time of year does present its challenges, however. There are certain places that are best to avoid due to weather and great places to visit that book up quickly. Here are some of our favorite Christmas time destinations for you & yours. Start planning now!
Top 5 Wildlife Destinations
Our vast world is teeming with curious and diverse wildlife to be discovered. Take a look at our top five wildlife watching destinations.
This continent has long been recognized as the ultimate adventure frontier and a remarkable trip into the wild. An Africa tour allows the discovery of a wide variety of animals in their natural habitat. …
On a slight whim, my husband and I decided to celebrate our fourth wedding anniversary with a trip! Our destination - the land of PURA VIDA.
This was an adventure-filled, yet rejuvenating tour through such a beautiful country! Thrilling activities, interesting wildlife, delicious cuisine, gorgeous scenery, and special people made for an …
My Costa Rica Tour
Visiting Costa Rica had been on my bucket list for a couple of years before I was finally able to finalize details of the trip with Adventure Life(which was to be my third trip with them). My travel partner, Sarah, had not been able to arrange a time to go until now. I decided to do the “Beaches and Rainforest” tour to give us some variety.
Costa Rica & Panama Adventure
My trip through Adventure Life to Costa Rica and Panama in March 2012 for a fun, action packed week of snorkeling, zip lines, horseback riding, great cuisine, museums and more.
Costa Rica Pura Vida Tour
Rainforests and Beaches-Costa Rica
We had an action packed Costa Rica trip to celebrate my friend Linda's 60th Birthday! All in all it was a memorable trip and the accommodations were top notch.
La Orquidea Locos (Those Crazy Orchid People in Costa Rica)
A fun and fantastic adventure searching and finding orchids in Costa Rica's central volcanic valley and nearby beaches.
Discover Costa Rica Tour
Costa Rica translated means “rich coast” and for our family adventure it was priceless. Sharing experiences and discoveries in the mountains, jungles, and beaches, made memories that will truly last a lifetime.
Costa Rica, Mountains and Beaches
My husband and I went on a Costa Rica tour with Adventure Life this fall. We experienced first class Eco-tourism at its best - great accommodations, helpful staff, yummy local food and plenty of activities!
Donation to Escuela Antonio Jose de Sucre
Adventure Life partnered with our local office to provide sports supplies to the kids at Antonio Jose de Sucre School. Check out some of the photos from the event!
Mother and Son in Costa Rica
I took my animal loving, adventurous, knowledge-thirsty son to Costa Rica for a week this summer -- we had the time of our lives. Most of the time we were too busy living our adventures to stop and take a picture -- a night hike through the rainforest with sloths, tarantulas, and vipers, watching giant sea turtles lay eggs, a boat safari, river …
Adventure Pacifica Tour in Costa Rica
Read through Earl Rogers daily account of his Adventure Pacifica Tour in Costa Rica. After spending time volunteering aboard a naval ship, he relaxed on this Costa Rica tour to appreciate and enjoy the local culture and wildlife.
Beaches and Rainforest Costa Rica Tour
Awesome Costa Rica Tour
I learned so much about this beautiful country, not just about the wildlife, and plants, but maybe most importantly about respect and passion for where you are from. Will I come back for another Costa Rica Tour again? Already working with Adventure Life on my next trip. They have a saying in this country: Pura Vida ( Life is good). So really …
Mother-Daughter Costa Rica Adventure
My 12-year-old daughter, Gabs, and I had an absolute blast in Costa Rica. Beginning in the remote rainforest, continuing to the sunny and sandy Caribbean coast and ending with an awesome adrenaline rush on a Pacuare river rafting adventure. It was a perfect mix for us! I'd do it all again in a heartbeat.
Discovery and wonder in Costa Rica
I went on a Costa Rica Quest with my family and thought I was just in for a nice vacation. Instead, I was surprised to rediscover - with my kids - the pure joy and wonder of exploration and adventure.
Adventure Pacifica 50th Birthday Tour
We toured with Adventure Life and took the Adventure Pacifica tour. We had a great adventure, met lots of people and stayed in the very nice hotels. Costa Rica is a country rich with diversity lending interest, education and adventure to all.
Costa Rican Capers and Capuchins
Costa Rica was the perfect place for a perfect find. A book I had bought for my children turned out to be a whimsical tale of a Monkey taking photos of unwilling Rainforest animals. I later realized how similar my own circumstances were!
Pura Vida-Only in Costa Rica
Our honeymoon adventure learning about a new country and learning about each other!
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