October 26, 2016 billbeard

People like adventure in their lives. Research shows that a chance to break away from the normal rhythms of daily life reduces stress and improves health and well-being. In fact, research shows that play is as important in adult lives as it is in childhood. Check This! Adventure Rankings From U.S. News & World Report: The best countries to fulfill your wanderlust. Popular travel destinations such as Costa Rica, Brazil and Italy top the list. Although Costa Rica has been a popular destination for years, there are still many parts of the country that are way off the beaten path and…

October 29, 2016 billbeard

“Humans have always been obsessed with the ability to live forever. Cultures around the world have myths about achieving immortality. Consider the immortal jellyfish Turritopsis.  It can regress from the mature medusa phase to the polyp phase where they resorb their bells and tentacles, sink to the ocean floor, and start their life cycle anew.” The discovery of Turritopsis”, along with many other recent observations of longevity, suggests that science may help us find the fountain of youth. With a host of new biological techniques and the rigor of the scientific method, investigators at UC Berkeley and around the world…

October 30, 2016 billbeard

Most “Dream Vacations” consists of a short flight from the United States to a tropical country’s airport located a short distance from The Pacific Ocean and the most wonderful beach resort that could be imagined. Look no more, “Paradise Found”. It is two hours from Miami, less than fours from Houston, less than five hours from New York and less than six hours from Los Angeles, non-stop. Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica is the newest vibrant beach getaway for couples, families and singles to enjoy all the inclusions of an Unlimited-Luxury® escape in a privileged location. Located on sugar-white sand…

October 27, 2016 billbeard

Guanabana (aka Soursop) is a tropical fruit found throughout Costa Rica and makes a delicious drink. Practice your Spanish by asking for  “refresco Gunanabana” and add more to your honeymoon memories. Here is a wonderful Honeymoon Guide to Costa Rica: Beaches, Rain Forest, Cloud Forests, Volcanoes, Hot Springs and Adventure Costa Rica is arguable the best country in Latin America for a memorable, tropical honeymoon: misty jungles, incredible wildlife, active volcanoes, adventure and glorious deserted beaches. Phenomenal Costa Rican Sunsets Costa Rica as a honeymoon destination is so enticing because you are not locked into just one area. So many…

October 30, 2016 billbeard

Some of the things a 10 year old can do in Costa Rica: Learn To Scuba Dive Learn To Surf Go deep sea fishing Zip Lining Rappelling Whitewater Tubing Whitewater River Rafting Sail Horseback Riding Kayak And for the younger kids, there’s more  5 yr min to raft 6 yrs old to tube AND There’s no minimum age for wildlife observation Family vacation travel is on the rise and options like hiking through a Costa Rican cloud forest, rafting a river, zipping over and through the trees & scuba diving while exploring the natural wonders of Costa Rica are only…