Ziplining in Costa Rica: Monteverde Cloud Forest

Ziplining in Costa Rica: Monteverde Cloud Forest

Picture lush valleys, green as far as the eye can see. Trees all around you so thick that you can feel the cool dampness radiate from the branches and leaves.

You're atop a platform hundreds of feet above the earth. Contained by a harness, attached to a metal wire. A worker is holding you back, waiting for the signal from the other side. 

Then he releases, and your catapulted across to the other side. Flying through the air, frightened, exhilarated, and giddy.

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Your Summer Guide to San Diego, California

Your Summer Guide to San Diego, California

San Diego is the ultimate city for a summer vacation. Southern California weather is unbeatable. No humidity, no extreme heat, no summer thunderstorm or hurricanes. Simply perfect days. After all, they don't call it America's Finest City for nothing. Here is a guide to our favorite summer activities in San Diego.

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Where You Should Go River Rafting in Costa Rica

Where You Should Go River Rafting in Costa Rica

The first time I went river rafting, I was probably 9. It was in Lake Tahoe, and I was more of a raft ornament than a proper and productive paddler.

The first time I went river rafting that I actually remember was in Glacier National Park, Montana. It was one of those moments that you try something for the first time and love it so much you can’t seem to stop grinning with pleasure, wondering “why haven’t I tried this sooner?”

So I could barely contain my excitement for river rafting in Costa Rica with my family.

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Hotel Spotlight: Arrive Palm Springs

Hotel Spotlight: Arrive Palm Springs

ARRIVE Palm Springs is the desert escape we all need. Located on North Palm Canyon Drive close to the heart of town, Arrive is a breath of fresh air. Beautifully designed by co-founder Chris Pardo, the property pays respect to Palm Spring's mid-century modern architecture and design. Arrive was built for the neighborhood, welcoming locals and travelers alike.

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23 Pictures to Inspire Icelandic Wanderlust

23 Pictures to Inspire Icelandic Wanderlust

Iceland may be a tiny country of only 330,000 people, two thirds of which reside in Reykjavik and surrounding areas, but it is packed with so much natural beauty. It's a place where you can go to a world class dinner and party into the wee hours of the morning then wake up the next day and see the most magnificent sights nature has to offer. It's the best of both worlds.

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Hotel Spotlight: Emerald Villas Zakynthos, Greece

Hotel Spotlight: Emerald Villas Zakynthos, Greece

Zakynthos, Greece is one of our favorite vacation destinations. Beyond the gorgeous beaches and delicious food, Emerald Villas plays a huge part in why we keep coming back to Zante.Emerald Villas is a collection of villas in Agios Nikolaos in the northern part of the island. The villas are a scenic 45 minute drive from the airport/port in Zakynthos Town.

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