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April 2013 Blog Posts (146)

Greece in May – The Perfect Time to Visit

Greece - Acropolis at night



Want to beat the summer rush to the Mediterranean? Then consider a visit to Greece in May. Traveling to Greece before the summer rush has a lot to offer. Less crowds when you visit ancient Athens and the Acropolis, or the Temple of Apollo at Delphi makes taking photos and hiking around ruins and…

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Added by Nicholas Kontis on April 30, 2013 at 8:24pm — 1 Comment

Costa Rica's Biodiversity Stars in Educational Research Programs at Veragua Rainforest

Summer school breaks are coming up for North America and Europe, and with that the opportunity for student groups to enjoy educational trips. The Neotropical rainforest of Costa Rica in Central America, part of one of the…

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Added by Shannon Farley on April 30, 2013 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Ultimate Waterfall Rappel: Canyoning in Arenal, Costa Rica

They call it the “ultimate waterfall rappel”. Frommer’s calls it “a bigger rush than a canopy tour.”

I’m talking about the Pure Trek Canyoning tour near…

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Added by Shannon Farley on April 30, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Educational programs focus on Costa Rica biodiversity

Summer school breaks are coming up for North America and Europe, and with that the opportunity for student groups to enjoy educational trips. The Neotropical rainforest of Costa Rica in Central America, part of one of the most…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on April 30, 2013 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Check out this Costa Rica vacation deal at Arenal Volcano

They call it the "ultimate waterfall rappel". Frommer's calls it "a bigger rush than a canopy tour."

Rappel down a 165-foot waterfall on the Pure Trek Canyoning Tour in Arenal, Costa Rica / photo Pure Trek I'm talking about the Pure Trek Canyoning tour near…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on April 30, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

In Portland, Orgeon, Fall Into the Great Outdoors

by Susan E. Frost



You may have heard that my hometown (and Oregon's biggest city, with 500,000 people and 1.6 million in the metro area) has more than a whiff of cool about it these days. True enough, but what I like even more -- and what clinches the deal for many visitors -- is its scenery, greenery, and water everywhere, in fountains, rivers, lakes, and ponds. Fall foliage season is, to my taste, the most beautiful time…

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Added by Tripatini on April 30, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments

Histroy of Phu Yen, Vietnam.

According to historians living under the Nguyen dynasty, Phu Yen is a half-mountain and half-plain territory. It is adjacent to the South China Sea in the East, leans against the mountain in the West. It shares border with Binh Dinh province in the North (Cu Mong Pass), Khanh Hoa province in the South with the high Dai Linh Pass. The province is home to high peaks named Dai Linh and Thach Bi, large river named Da Dien. There are fortifications of Thach Linh and Phuoc Son upland used to…

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Added by Vietstar Resort & Spa on April 29, 2013 at 10:04pm — No Comments

¡Sumérjase y nade! El buceo es diversión para todo el mundo.

Cuando pensamos en buceo, tenemos la imagen mental de un traje de escafandra y un tanque de aire en la espalda. Su historia se remonta a un pasado reciente. Fue en el siglo XVI cuando comenzó a dar sus primeros pasos. En aquel entonces, las personas comenzaron a utilizar las campanas de buceo para bombear aire desde la superficie para quienes estuvieran sumergidos. Huelga…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on April 29, 2013 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Understanding Fuel and Insurance When Hiring a Car

Fuel and insurance are often two of the most misunderstood issues when it comes to hiring a car. In this article we try to shed some light on these topics!

Fuel Policy

There are two main types of fuel policies in the car hire industry: "full to full" and "full to empty". For many…

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Added by Auto Europe on April 29, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Costa Rica culture shines all year in festivals

One thing about Costa Rica is the country loves a good party! Costa Ricans are known for being gregarious and fun-loving and their enthusiasm is contagious when the country celebrates its numerous fiestas, festivals and horse parades.…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on April 29, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

¿Qué es un país exitoso?

Esta ha sido una interrogante a la que se le han dedicado muchas horas de estudio. Tanto profesionales de las Ciencias Sociales como los entendidos de la Economía han deliberado al respecto. Cabe recordar que hace más de siglo y medio el británico Adam Smith intentó darle…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on April 29, 2013 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Gatlinburg Mansion is now open

"Gatlinburg Mansion"   

  Our Newest Cabin is now Open for your enjoyment

 

 "Gatlinburg…

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Added by The Cabin Rental Store on April 29, 2013 at 2:21pm — No Comments

The Best of Mexico City

When people heard we were going to Mexico City they were shocked, how could we go to such a dangerous place. Our response was always, What do you know about Mexico City, why do you think it is dangerous? To us, it was a chance to experience one of the biggest cities in the world. With a population of roughly 18 million, it is thought to be the third largest city!…

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Added by Mellissa Solin on April 29, 2013 at 10:01am — No Comments

Trip to World Famous Attractions of India

The great icon of really like, Taj Mahal is the living record and the most stunning monument of Native indian. Shah Jahan, who was completely in really like with his third spouse, Mumtaz Mahal became mentally week after her rapid loss of life. To communicate his limitless really like for his nurturing spouse, Mumtaz, Shah Jahan determined on providing a honor to his spouse. Thus this perfect executive awesome of Native indian was designed by Shah Jahan in the storage of his charming…

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Added by Abhinav kumar on April 29, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Experiencing the Art of the Dominican Republic Via Its Most Famous Artist, Cándido Bidó



Many of those who visit the Dominican Republic for its golden sandy beaches, tropical forests, and adventure in Jurassic Park-esque settings discover that it's also home to a world of rich culture, intriguing history and especially some world-class contemporary art.



One of the DR modern…

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Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on April 28, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Wines & Treasures of Picturesque Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is so much more than I expected. It’s a delight to the senses, a city that speaks to the soul. I went there to learn about the wines, and came home with a wider appreciation of their dynamic and intriguing mix of heritage and culinary mastery. It’s such an easy trip to get there, you should definitely think about adding it to your “must travel to” list. I…

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Added by Linda Kissam on April 27, 2013 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Cirebon: That Duck Place

Your heart beat faster, a moment of anticipation...even how may times you are told that nothing good will come from indulging from it, yet you still come back for more.

In its cholesterol yummy goodness Bebek Goreng had become my comfort food since I had arrived here in Cirebon. Back home bebek (or duck) is not usually part of a staple diet at least where I came from. It was the one of the first restaurants we were introduced to when we first got here. We went to H. Salamet Bebek…

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Added by Chems Castills on April 27, 2013 at 2:45am — No Comments

Wet & Wild Whitewater Rafting Adventure Tours in Costa Rica

The onset of Costa Rica’s “green season” means it is whitewater rafting time! Rainwater flows into Costa Rica’s tropical rivers this time of year, making the rapids bigger and more exciting. What could be more fun than splashing down a warm-water tropical…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on April 26, 2013 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Living the Jungle Life at Portasol, Costa Rica

Melodious bubbling of the river below combines with the metallic “clink” of Common Tink Frogs and the hum of crickets to lull me to sleep. My soft, cushy bed in my modern, comfortable bungalow is just steps from the wild Costa Rican rainforest. I make out…

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Added by Shannon Farley on April 26, 2013 at 1:57pm — No Comments

The Mystique of the Quetzal



There are few animals – and offhand I can’t really think of any birds – with quite the mystique of the iridescent emerald-green denizen of southern Mexico and Central America known as the resplendent quetzal. Since they’re fairly rare (officially “near threatened”) and even more elusive, you’re very…

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Added by David Paul Appell on April 26, 2013 at 12:48pm — No Comments

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