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A Change of Scenery in Boquete, Panama

A Change of Scenery in Boquete, Panama

Having lived in the all encompassing, oft oppressive humidity of the Caribbean tropics for half a year, I decided it was time to breathe some cool mountain air, perhaps take a hike or two. Boquete, Panama, became the destination, a half-day away from Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Half a day ended up being ten hours(…)

Learn Language with Homestays

Learn Language with Homestays

If you want to experience a foreign culture in authenticity, eat the way locals eat, speak their language, walk a dusty mile in their flip flops, watch their familial interactions, drink a cup of coffee with them, and use their shower, I suggest doing a homestay.  This is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in(…)