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The 5 Best Surf Towns in Costa Rica

The 5 Best Surf Towns in Costa Rica

Thanks to consistent, high-quality waves and a variety of breaks, Costa Rica has been one of the world’s top surfing destinations for decades. It’s famous for breaks like Ollie’s Point, Witch’s Rock (made famous in the movie Endless Summer 2), Salsa Brava (site of many national surf contests), and Little …

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Navy investigates surfing as a way to counteract PTSD

Navy investigates surfing as a way to counteract PTSD

Marine Lt. Gen. John Toolan surfs at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton with the Jimmy Miller Foundation in 2014. In song and prose, surfing long has been celebrated as a way to soothe the mind and invigorate the body. But scientific evidence has been limited. Now the Navy has embarked …

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Navy tries surfing as cure for PTSD

Navy tries surfing as cure for PTSD

In song and prose, surfing has long been celebrated as a way to soothe the mind and invigorate the body. But scientific evidence has been limited. Now the Navy has embarked on a $1 million research project to determine whether surfing has therapeutic value, especially for military personnel with post-traumatic …

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Never miss out on a beach: Four of Colombia’s most beautiful

Never miss out on a beach: Four of Colombia's most beautiful

Playa Almejal – Chocó With one of the world’s highest rainfalls, pristine nature presides over the region of Chocó on Colombia’s Pacific coast. The Chocó department is accessible only by air or boat and has, therefore, remained relatively cut-off from modernity. Just south of Bahía Solano, lies the small village …

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