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How to live like a Local in San José

One walk down its quaint streets, one sip of its celebrated coffee and Costa Rica was home for Lonely Planet Local Maria Esther Abissi. Seven years in and the city of San José is only getting better. Whether it’s a night of dancing at one of the bars on Barrio Escalante, dining at the trendiest restaurants or a lazy […]

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Top 5 reasons to visit San Juan, Puerto Rico right now

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island’s capital city of San Juan is back in action and ready for visitors. With its stunning beaches, buzzing nightlife and multitude of cultural and outdoor activities, a trip to San Juan won’t disappoint. Whether you’re a nature lover, beach bum, foodie or night owl, there’s something […]

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Under the radar USA: Cheyenne, Wyoming, gateway to the parks

Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Wyoming’s Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks for geothermal features, rugged mountains, and abundant wildlife. Yellowstone teems with a vibrant ecosystem packed with predatory species (bears, wolves, and mountain lions) and their prey (bison, elk, and pronghorn), and the Teton Range is one of North America’s premier climbing destinations. However, as […]

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A brief guide to LA’s best neighborhoods

So you’re planning a visit to the City of Angels, and you’re a bit daunted. We hear you. At about 4,000 square miles, LA County is larger than some US states, and with over 10 million inhabitants in the greater metro area, it’s far and away America’s most populous county. There are more people here […]

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Escape the urban hustle in Michigan’s Harbor Country

U-pick fruit farms and super-stylish homegoods stores, vertiginous dunes and high-gravity beers: this is Harbor Country, a strand of eight charming towns on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. Spanning just 15 miles, Harbor Country can be traversed by car in mere minutes, but if you slow down and look around, you’ll find sufficient outdoor […]

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