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Off The Beaten Path – “Loco”motion Adventures in Costa Rica I

Off The Beaten Path – “Loco”motion Adventures in Costa Rica I

When I was asked to write a Howler travel article, my thoughts immediately went to all the different ways I’ve traveled and survived in various modes of “loco”mo

Off The Beaten Path – Cerro de la Muerta

Off The Beaten Path – Cerro de la Muerta

Off the Beaten Path – an Indigenous Experience in Boruca, Costa Rica

Off the Beaten Path – an Indigenous Experience in Boruca, Costa Rica

Off The Beaten Path – Guanagaste Trail Building

Off The Beaten Path – Guanagaste Trail Building

Ocean views, jungle canopies and river crossings are just a handful of features Guanacaste bike trails have to offer. Whether you’re riding below a volcano or cruising the c

Off The Beaten Path – The Bamboo Room & Alma Hotel

Off The Beaten Path – The Bamboo Room & Alma Hotel

One cool place to check out is the Bamboo Room in Ojochal. About 7 hours down the road, past Dominical and Uvita, you hit Ojochal, a cozy little pueblo fast becoming known for

Off the Beaten Path: Secret Nicaragua Border Crossing

Off the Beaten Path: Secret Nicaragua Border Crossing

Options for border crossing from Nicaragua and Costa Rica are very few. Peñas Blancas is the main border; it is very congested with freight, locals and tourists. There is ano

DISCOVER PLAYA CARBON

DISCOVER PLAYA CARBON

Very few visitorS find this little gem. I’m not even sure I should be telling of this so I can keep it to myself and the few that make the short journey over the hill from P

Off the Beaten Path – Cartagena

Off the Beaten Path – Cartagena

Last month I wrote about Tempate, town of 500 people and 3000 cows. Now we’re going to tell you a little about Cartagena. Cartagena, is slightly larger than Tempate, but sti

Template – Costa Rica’s Hidden Towns & Places

Template – Costa Rica’s Hidden Towns & Places

Most long term Guanacaste visitors or new residents are familiar with the more prominent towns like Tamarindo, Huacus, Flamingo and Potrero. But many of you may not know much

Top 5 Secret Sanctuaries in Guanacaste

Top 5 Secret Sanctuaries in Guanacaste

Fran Castro is a local surf instructor and adventurer. He has discovered a passion in discovering and pinpointing the absolute best spots for surfing, nature sighting and rela

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