What It Takes To Travel To Costa Rica Right Now

November 17, 2020

On September 1, Costa Rica began welcoming the first US residents since borders were closed in March from six states (Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Vermont). A valid driver’s license showing residency and a negative Covid-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival was also a prerequisite for entry. By September […]

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Top 5 Wildlife Sightings in Panama

July 27, 2018

Last month, we took a small group of travelers to Panama. We started and ended in Panama City with four nights in the Darien Province in between. Panama is a hotbed of biodiversity. It prime geographic location makes it a biological corridor. The Darien region in the far south of the country is the most […]

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Costa Rica – Beyond the Classic

January 29, 2018

Volcano, rainforest, cloud forest and beach. That’s the most popular combination of sites in the Classic, our best-selling Costa Rica itinerary. The volcano is typically Arenal. You’re surrounded by rainforest there as well. Monteverde is the most well-known cloud forest location. For beach, a popular option is Manuel Antonio (also rainforest) or the Guanacaste region […]

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Northern Lights Season In Iceland Is Here

September 13, 2017

Northern Lights season in Iceland starts later this month so it’s time to book your winter escape. In addition to Northern Lights, Iceland offers pristine natural areas, geothermal wonders, stunning landscapes, and an array of outdoor adventures in the winter. Don’t let the name fool you. Iceland’s climate is moderate in the winter with average […]

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Top 5 Landscapes in Tierra Del Fuego

July 10, 2017

Vast openness. Dramatic Andes Mountains. Wildlife rich waters. Known as ‘The End of the World’, Tierra Del Fuego offers visitors an array of landscapes. R2R Travel Consultant, Wes Perry recently traveled to Tierra del Fuego for Adventure Week with the Adventure Travel Trade Association. Here are his picks for Tierra del Fuego’s Top 5 Landscapes […]

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Six Reasons to Visit Iceland in Winter

January 21, 2016

1. Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). Guaranteed darkness is an important factor in catching a glimpse of the northern lights. Winter months offer full dark nights. Your best chances of seeing displays of bright, colorful dancing lights in the night sky are from November to February. 2. Mild temperatures. Iceland’s winter climate is relatively mild for […]

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Costa Rica Trip Report – Hiking in Corcovado National Park

June 8, 2015

Corcovado National Park is the largest of Costa Rica’s national parks at about 425 km2 in size. Corcovado boasts eight different life zones with a preponderance of tropical wet forests, many of which are uncut primary forests. It has been estimated that the forest assemblages making up the park have half of all species in […]

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