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Top Ten Things to do in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a great place for a quick getaway. From the east coast of the US it is an easy flight to San Juan and, with consistently reasonable ticket prices, it is a great Caribbean pick for the budget traveler. As a US citizen no passport is required which means no time lost at […]

San Fran’s Giant Redwoods

California is known for its great weather, relaxed and friendly vibe and its wonderful natural parks and resources. One of California’s unique draws is its Redwood Forests, home to the tallest trees on earth! California Redwoods can be up to 2,000 years old, 12-16 feet in diameter, and up to 378 feet tall. Since they […]

Quick Trip: Nature Escape San Jose

Even if you have limited time in Costa Rica you can still experience much of what the country has to offer very nearby to the country’s capital and major airport in San Jose. Costa Rica’s emphasis on Ecotourism means that Monkeys, Toucans, Waterfalls, Volcanoes… they are all available within spitting distance of SJO!! This area […]

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