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Vanessa Willing

Vanessa is a global traveler who always has her bag packed and ready to go! Born and raised on the West Coast of the United States she grew up enjoying the Pacific on camping trips with her family. Vanessa knew from a young age that travel was her passion and the best education she could give herself. Her mission, “Meet the world & its people!” Early on, Vanessa’s love for travel inspired her to take a position as a tour guide leading groups through Central America, where she fell in love with Costa Rica. She found her Pura Vida spirit and decided to hang up her backpack and stay for a while. Vanessa is a travel industry leader, she has traveled far beyond Costa Rican borders and extensively within Costa Rican borders. A true mermaid at heart, Vanessa can be found sailing the Pacific, snorkeling in the warm waters or deep sea diving.

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Wild Costa Rica

Wild Costa Rica

Our family  wanted  to hit the highlights of Costa Rica and have as many animal encounters  as possible and with the epic planning  we nailed it and had an unforgettable  time in Costa Rica.

Let’s go hiking

Let’s go hiking

Whether hiking is your thing or not, our magnificent trails with even better views will make you want to put on your sneakers and start walking.

Costa Rican Coffee Plantations

Costa Rican Coffee Plantations

Costa Rica is a country that has countless natural resources, but, without a doubt, highlight one among all of them: its coffee plantations. These have become a benchmark and review of the country since they get the most appreciated gold for all Costa Ricans: their delicious coffee. 

The beauty of Costa Rican Hummingbirds

One of the most striking aspects of Costa Rica is its biological richness. This extraordinary wealth includes the diversity of birds that have been counted around 850 species, making the Costa Rican territory a place of great interest for biologists, scientists,...

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