April 2011

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Spot a white-faced capuchin monkey in Costa Rica?

Spot a white-faced capuchin monkey in Costa Rica?

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Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii

Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii

When I visit any of the Hawaiian islands, I rarely spend much time on palm-fringed beaches. Instead, I either lace up my hiking boots and hit the trails or I escape to any of dozens of parks and gardens. These are some of my favorite walks and hikes on Maui. In addition, because I gravitate to accommodations that have an aura of low-key authenticity, one of my fave accommodations is the Kaanapali Beach Hotel. It’s right on the beach, and has some authentic cultural performances as well.

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The beautiful infinity pool at Hotel La Mariposa in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

The beautiful infinity pool at Hotel La Mariposa in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

We’ve been teasing you with photos from our recent trip to Costa Rica on our blog and on Facebook, and we know some of you have been breathless with anticipation to see our full reviews. You’re in luck — Costa Rica hotels are now live on Oyster! Start browsing from the list below. Read More »

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Rick's Cafe in Negril, Jamaica

Rick's Cafe in Negril, Jamaica

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