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12 March 2021

Off the Beaten Path in Spain – O Carballiño, Galicia’s Octopus Capital

Spain’s northwesternmost region of Galicia is packed with gorgeous countryside, delightful small towns, and fascinating cities both large and small. These last include stars like A Coruña, Ourense, capital Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra, and Vigo, but also smaller ones such as O Carballiño. Less than...

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31 December 2020

The Misty Magic of Monteverde, Costa Rica

Heads up, eco-lovers, here’s an extra-special treat! Of all the woodlands around the planet, “cloud forests” are among the rarest, making up just 1 percent of the total. These are cool, foggy, high-altitude forests packed with gnarled trees, ferns, bromeliads, orchids, and epiphytes (plants which...

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