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Your 20 Best Surf Escapes This Winter

Norm Schriever | Posted 12.12.2016 | Travel
Norm Schriever

While we may be facing another long, cold winter here in the United States and Canada, the surfs up just a short trip away in tropical Central and Sou...

American Surfer Mauled By Crocodile In Costa Rica

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.26.2016 | Crime

An American surfer survived a fierce crocodile attack at a popular Costa Rican beach, thanks to the brave actions of his roommate. Jon Becker, a 59-ye...

I'm With Stupid: Big-Wave Puker Tackles Oahu's North Shore

Todd Hartley | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I have little doubt that under different circumstances, I would have been a heck of a surfer. Admittedly, this would involve altering virtually every ...

10 Things to Consider Before You Move to a Foreign Country and Become an Expatriate

Norm Schriever | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Norm Schriever

Every year 6.6 million U.S. citizens call another country home. Whatever the reason for buying a one-way ticket to being an expatriate, they have some important choices to make once they get there.

Dispatch: The Costa Rica Earthquake Felt In Nicaragua

Norm Schriever | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Norm Schriever

It's amazing what you pack when you have three minutes to fit your whole life in a bag. I grabbed my laptop, my passport, five t-shirts, flip flops, a swim suit, my external hard drive and my puppy. What was I forgetting? Underwear? Optional.

The Border You've Never Heard About

Norm Schriever | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Norm Schriever

Driving north for an hour from the city of Liberia in Costa Rica, past skinny cows in postcard-green meadows, one wonders if civilization is ever going to reemerge, and then the taxi driver slams on his brakes.