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When is the Best Time to Visit Costa Rica?

I’m often asked, “When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?” The short answer is – any time is a great time to go to Costa Rica. But you probably already figured that out, so let me break it...
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Three Days in Rome Itinerary

If you are spending a full three days in Rome, you’re going to have a busy three days. This itinerary is a bit slower paced than the one or two-day itinerary. Of course, you can customize it as you like....
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Two Days in Rome Itinerary

Spending only two days in Rome can feel like a world wind because it is. We are going to try to pack as much as we can get into these precious two days. You’re going to have a great time,...
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One Day in Rome Itinerary

One Day in Rome If you only have one day in Rome, let’s hope that you will be back soon. There is no possible way to see all that Rome has to offer in a day or even two. However,...
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Why I Did a Hop On Hop Off Bus in San Francisco

  In all my years of traveling, I have never taken a Hop On Hop Off bus tour. I always thought they were cheesy. You see them meandering around New York and other major cities. You know them – those...
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Why You Should Visit Ostia Antica When in Rome

Ostia Antica, you have probably never heard of it, but if you are in Rome, this ancient Roman city is one you don’t want to miss. Ostia Antica is similar to Pompeii, but without the long trip and the crowds!...
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Visiting La Fortuna Waterfall in Costa Rica

(La Catarata de La Fortuna) The charming town of La Fortuna, near Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal, is teaming with wildlife, and the scenery is breathtaking. There are many things to do in this area including a visit to the national...
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A Southern Traveler Nominated for the Liebster Award!

A Southern Traveler Got a Liebster Award! I feel like I should be giving a speech in front of a huge auditorium, wearing some sort of sparkly designer gown, and start a long winded speech about thanking my husband, my...
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