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Costa Rica


Who needs a comfort zone?

By On June 3, 2013

Last year I went to Costa Rica. That may not sound wholly adventurous and crazy. But when I told that to a girlfriend of mine, she shook her head and said, “I… Read More


Oh, the places I want to go — in 2013

By On January 13, 2013

Every January I wait for it, the New York Times’ list of places to visit. It’s a quick list of cities around the world that are worth traveling to, and I often… Read More


#CatTravels: Volcanoes, monkeys and hot springs

By On August 30, 2012

To be honest, I didn’t know what to expect when we landed in Liberia all those days ago. Costa Rica wasn’t on my short list of places to go — Iceland and Andorra… Read More


#CatTravels: Driving to La Fortuna

By On August 27, 2012

It was just 300 kilometers — or 186 miles — from our hotel in Malpais on the southern end of Costa Rica to our next stop in La Fortuna. That’s the roundtrip distance… Read More


#CatTravels: From rainforest to beach

By On August 21, 2012

I wanted to do two things on this trip to Costa Rica: surf and hike through a rainforest. Now that I had the first checked off my travel to-do list, it was… Read More