Category: Costa Rica

Along the Way- Volunteering in Costa Rica

I’m not known for creative writing. Instead, my creative skills lay in photography, and combining photos and music into videos to tell a story. I joined ConservationVIP’s volunteer trip to Costa Rica last September, and I want to share my video blog with you. Along the Way is a round trip visual tour from the…

Costa Rica Guide

What makes the volunteer trip with ConservationVIP® in Costa Rica not only fascinating and memorable but also joyful?  — Our local guide, Marco Fallas! Growing up in the heart of Costa Rica, Marco developed an early passion for the natural world, and has since devoted his life to sharing his love of the country’s flora and fauna…

Trip Down Memory Lane

Five hundred words about my experiences in Costa Rica and what it means to you to travel with purpose – that is what I am supposed to be writing. I had so much to write about!!! “Pleasantly surprised” and “trip down memory lane” are the two major thoughts that came to mind when I looked…

Travel, Turtles, Time Well Spent

I have traveled to San Jose, Costa Rica many times to support a children’s home, but I wanted to see more of the country. I found ConservationVIP’s Costa Rican volunteer trip a way to “Travel with Purpose,” expand my interest, and to be a great opportunity to experience and serve those in remote communities. The…

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