Posted on April 28, 2016 by Lavanya Sunkara in Travel
The mantra pura vida is most evident in the beach town of Tamarindo located in Guanacaste on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. It’s a surfer town where you’ll find surf shops, or someone on their bike with one hand holding their board and another on the handlebar. Walk to the shore and you’ll notice a row of seaside restaurants catering to these athletes and the people who come to watch. But that’s not all Tamarindo is about. While it’s drought-ridden right now, that doesn’t stop sea turtles from crawling across the secluded beaches to lay their eggs, crocodiles from finding shade in the marshes, iguanas from sunbathing and monkeys from hanging from the trees. Animal and adventure lovers are sure to have a blast. Below are a few ideas to get you excited about a visit to Tamarindo.
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Posted on April 27, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
Maui is one of the most beautiful islands in the world and has been a top destination spot for decades for visitors from all over. It’s no secret that the island has stunning beaches and a lush interior that attracts snorkelers, hikers and overall vacationers. The friendliness of the locals is also what attracts tourism to the second largest island in Hawaii. There’s always a sense of pride with locals and they embrace visitors and enjoy sharing their love for Maui with them. The island is a place where visitors let go and leave feeling refreshed and reinvigorated. A lot of that is solely based on the chilled out atmosphere that permeates the air, and that is due to the Hawaiian culture that is part of each and every local on the island.
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Posted on April 26, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
If you are planning to head south for some much needed vacation time, South Carolina's exclusive Hilton Head Island has been a regular go to destination for nearby neighbors and savvy golfers from all around the world, but has most recently become more mainstream with the rest of us who didn't know too much about what Hilton Head had to offer. Not only is golf popular, but also, South Carolina's little gem is packed full of outdoor recreational activities and options for everyone, including the young ones. If being outside and enjoying the beauty of nature while getting in some fun sounds like your kind of getaway, below are some of the best outdoor adventures that Hilton Head has to offer.
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Posted on April 25, 2016 by Jennifer Morilla in Travel
I spent 14 days traveling throughout the Golden Triangle of India in late January with Hands On Journeys. For those of you who don’t know, “The Golden Triangle” is the Northern part of India: New Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra specifically.
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Posted on April 22, 2016 by Breanna Wilson in Travel
Let's face it, when we're traveling we're basically trying to live the baller life...on a budget. And Los Angeles is infamous for high priced eats. And even though you might not sit next to Jennifer Lawrence for dinner, these restaurants, food stands and trucks offer some of the best eats in the city for a price that all of us non-celeb budget travelers (and gastronomes) can afford.
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Posted on April 21, 2016 by Scott Josephson in Travel
Don’t tell anyone I told you this, but the sexiest meals in Manhattan aren’t at the most expensive and coveted eateries. They don’t feature red carpets, valet parking, or tuxedoed doormen. Real thrill and intrigue can’t be bought; it must be discovered. These restaurants require secret passageways and back alleys most don’t even know exist for access to exclusive menus you won’t find elsewhere.
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Posted on April 20, 2016 by Rana Good in Travel
Winter is officially over, and with the temperatures rising it’s a lot more fun to be outside. What’s even better than just being outdoors? Drinking wine outdoors, of course. If you live in New York City or elsewhere in the Tri-State area spring is the perfect time to visit some of the region’s great wineries and vineyards. Here are six unique spots to hit up.
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Posted on April 19, 2016 by Lavanya Sunkara in Travel
On a recent trip to Hollywood, Florida, travel writer Lavanya Sunkara stayed at The Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood. Here’s her take on the experience.
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