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The History of Volunteering

According to Wikipedia, volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity and is intended to promote good or improve quality of human life. In return, this activity produces a feeling of self-worth and respect; however, there is no financial gain. I think most of us would ag
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Hojancha – Up Close and Personal!

June 29 – July 7, 2013 9 days / 8 nights Only $1,449 per adult! Children 12 to 15 – $279 Children 11 and under – $199   Costa Rica is known for it’s natural beauty, however the true beauty lies within the hearts of those who live here. Come join us for a special
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Local Food in Costa Rica

In every guidebook there is always a section dedicated to the food and drinks in certain countries. Even though Costa Rica isn’t famous at all for its food, there are some dishes you should not miss out on when traveling in this country. Costa Rican cuisine is known for being mild but
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10 Tips to see the Real Costa Rica!

As people are getting more interested in other cultures and some flights get less expensive, the world is getting more globalized and people tend to travel more. These days, no one would be surprised if an 18 year-old traveled around the world. In every country there are various great
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Climate Change in Costa Rica

Climate change these days is a recognized and trendy topic all around the world. Every day, news articles, blog posts, tweets and more are published on the Internet to give people a clearer understanding of climate change. With this blog post, Tropical Adventures wants to provide you
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How to find Cheap Flights?

Even though many of our programs are really inexpensive and offer a great value for the money, we do find that many people aren't able to fly to Costa Rica -or any other country- due to extremely high ticket prices. Rising oil expenses, increasing staff costs and other costs have
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Toucans, Tree Frogs and Tarantulas in Monteverde!

Whether you are a volunteer, traveler or citizen in Costa Rica you want to discover as much of the natural beauty this country has to offer. One of the most popular tourist destinations in Costa Rica is Monteverde and the reason is straightforward; Monteverde and the surrounding areas
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Research & Development – Flora & Fauna Identification and Monitoring

Casa Milagro Foundation also promotes scientific and monitoring studies in a couple of different areas, as well monkey bridge building and mammal observation. Thanks to strategic alliances with national and international organizations, Casa Milagro is able to use the results and impro
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Working together for a better future

Together with the school boards and teachers, we have created a program to improve school infrastructure and materials. Oftentimes companies, private education centers and universities choose to sponsor one of the projects. Most of them including volunteering side-by-side with the par
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