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An Artist Turned This Corner Of The Mexican Jungle Into A Masterpiece

Posted by Jen King on 10/3/20 1:37 PM

What do you get when a surrealist artist builds a sculpture garden in the remote mountains of Mexico, surrounded by lush green trees, waterfalls, and turquoise blue pools? Something pretty magical. Here's all you need to know about visiting Las Pozas!

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Topics: Central America

We Wished We Had More Time In Morelia, Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/18/20 12:01 PM

"It's a quiet town that is so so pretty and has some of the prettiest cathedrals I have seen in Mexico ... we bought a bus ticket for an earlier return and I wished we had a couple more hours here!"

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A Beachy Day Trip From San Jose: Isla Tortuga

Posted by Jen King on 9/16/20 5:13 PM

If you're coming from San Jose and looking for the quickest way to the beach,  you're headed in the right direction.

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Traveling Around Mexico Is A Cinch With This Bus Info

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/17/20 10:51 AM

Get ready to do tons of traveling after reading this post.

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The Nauyaca Waterfall Is Just Waiting For You

Posted by Emily Cummings on 7/20/20 9:03 AM

It is kind of like Costa Rica has a monopoly on the world’s prettiest waterfalls … but out of them all, Nauyaca is probably our favorite spot for a hike and a swim.

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These Jungle Swimming Spots Are Easily The Coolest Part About Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/2/20 12:52 PM

Okay, we’ve bragged long enough about the magic cities you can visit on the weekends, the hot springs hiding the mountains, turquoise waterfalls, and pretty beaches — it’s time that cenotes got the spotlight.

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Hike El Chico, Mexico Before The Rest Of The World Does

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/27/20 12:45 PM



You may think the colorful cities found in this part of Mexico would be the highlight, but we cannot get enough of the hiking here. 

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The Best Kind Of Advice For A Trip To Jaco, Costa Rica

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/19/20 10:41 AM

Beaches perfect for surfing and surrounded by lush jungles are only two things you’ll find in Jaco ... can you see why this is one of the prettiest weekend getaways for our volunteers?

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Topics: Central America

A Few Pretty Rad Things To Do In Panama City, Panama

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/11/20 11:05 AM

"I love Nicaragua but I never want to leave Panama" is just one of the quotes we've heard from our volunteers who flew down for a vacation.  

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We’re Spilling All The Secrets About Hiking Arenal Volcano

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/5/20 2:25 PM

This volcano is the country’s local celebrity, and one of the most famous things to see in all of Costa Rica.

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