Category Archives: Travel

Skiing Whistler

If Walt Disney decided to build a ski resort, it would look a lot like Whistler.

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Paying Bribes in the Third World-or, how not to spend your day in Santo Domingo

I am sitting in my rental car on an obscure side street in Santo Domingo while a member of the Dominican Republic’s finest fleeces me for $60.  This is way more than I’m used to having to pay for a … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Vacation Itineraries – One, Two, or Three week – Pura Vida!

Costa Rica (map here) is a popular tourist destination because it offers jaw-dropping scenery, exotic flora and fauna, a variety of accommodations to fit all budgets, and English-speaking locals who are among the friendliest people in all of Central America.

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