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Have you heard about Arenal?

Arenal Volcano is one of the most visited sites in Costa Rica, and not just for its looks. There are thermal springs to soak in, horseback riding tours to take, waterfall rappelling to try, and much more. The high and mighty Arenal volcano is actually the youngest in...

Pura Vida Sunsets in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Sunsets in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica are vibrant, colorful, and simply magical. Besides the stunning views, there’s more to this time of day that makes it quite special... Sunset is the time of day where a number of visitors and residents gather on the beach together...

5 Health Benefits of Visiting the Beach

Did you know there are HEALTH benefits of visiting the beach? It’s no surprise that vacationers flock to the coastlines each year during their time away from work. There’s something truly soothing about the salty air, warm sand, and waves crashing along the shore. Who...

“Barefoot in the sand”

Even before I lived here and would come as a visitor, I remembered myself saying, "if I can just get my feet in the sand (Costa Rican sand), I know this pain in my knee will go away ( or whatever pain I was having at the time for that matter)."  Seriously, no lie! I...

“Our rhythms”

I have really started to see nature in a way that resembles a band.  Where each tree, animal, beach has its instrumental part in the "master song."  One could not have this song without each other.  We are indepentant and dependent in so many ways.  I think I first...

The rockin’ “nightlife” of the jungle

My good friend visited us long ago. She shared her thought with me about her first night of sleeping. She said,  "Oh, I am out of the city and I am finally away from all of that noise!  I'm going to have a great night sleep."  That night, the air was cool, so she...

The “Ultimate” Mother

So about a couple of times every year my family and I get to stay at the EOC.  Next week will be that time.  I like to reminisce about how the EOC, the beaches and the jungle helped me raise, and still does, my children.  When they were infants, I thought we would...

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