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Costa Rica: Activities in Tamarindo

Top Activities in Tamarindo: * Top activities Panga‚Äôs Beach Club This excellent restaurant is located on the north end of Tamarindo, so you want to drive/taxi. Get there at 5:30pm to watch the sunset from the beach.  It has comfy … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Arenal and Monteverde Activities

The most popular activities near the Arenal Volcano (La Fortuna) and Monteverde: Add these to your custom trip to Costa Rica! 1) Zip Lines Canopy Tour This is a half-day tour in Arenal or Monteverde. It can be combined with … Continue reading

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Planning Your Trip to Argentina

The best time to travel to Argentina is October to April. You can also travel May-September, but this is winter. Winter is not recommended in Patagonia area (El Calafate/El Chalten). Most people do some combination of these: 1) Fly into … Continue reading

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Things To Do In and Around Reykjavik

Here are the top things to do in and around Reykjavik. Year Round – In Town Summer Winter On Own Day Trips Golden Circle South Coast

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SkyLodge Peru – Via Ferrata & Zipline

In addition to spending the night in the SkyLodge or StarLodge, you can also do a via ferrata and zipline. This is great add-on to any trip to Cusco or the Sacred Valley. There are 3 options: Via Ferrata: You … Continue reading

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Perfect 3 days on Lake Geneva and Lausanne

Lake Geneva is a perfect stopover before or after your hike in the French/Swiss Alps. If you are flying through Geneva, add this quick itinerary to your trip. DAY 1 – Arrive Lausanne Arive Lausanne by train. Take the metro … Continue reading

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Cusco Hotel – Palazzo Nazarene

This is an old nunnery with 55 rooms, which are all suites. There are Junior suites, Inca Wall suites, and View suites. Rooms have an espresso machine, minibar (free), butler service, 2 kinds of robes, pillow menu, and 1 king … Continue reading

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Cusco Hotel – Inkaterra La Casona

The boutique hotel has 11 suites — Patio Suites on the 1st floor, Balcony Suites on the 2nd floor, and 2 extra large Plaza Suites. Rooms have double sinks, bath robes, slippers, safe, minibar, fireplace, and either 1 king bed … Continue reading

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Cusco Hotel – Monasterio

The Monasterio is a historic seminary. Inside and to the left is the chapel with original art and spectacular gold leaf. There is a large and beautiful central courtyard with a 330 year old white cedar tree. It has 122 … Continue reading

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Cusco Hotel – Novotel

This is about 2 blocks from the Plaza de Armas and right next door to the Marriott hotel. The enclosed courtyard is really the highlight of the hotel and makes it one of our top choices. It feels very cozy, … Continue reading

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