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Jenss Family Travels: Journey’s End

For the past year, Rainer Jenss and his family have been traveling around the world and blogging about their experiences for us at Intelligent Travel. This post marks the last dispatch from their journey, and the end to an incredible year. You can see where they’ve traveled by going back through the archive of their…

Jenss Family Travels: En Route to Paradise

Rainer Jenss and his family are wrapping up the final stops of their around-the-world journey, and they’re blogging about their experiences for us at Intelligent Travel. Keep up with the Jensses by bookmarking their posts, and follow the boys’ Global Bros blog at National Geographic Kids. Most travelers have probably heard the expression, “It’s not…

Diving with Sea Monsters in Panama

Friend of IT Tobias Nowlan sinks into the murky depths that surround Panama’s Isla Coiba. The sunlight is obscured as hundreds of smooth-tailed manta rays float overhead. The swarm twists as the plankton feeders flex their sides like wings, then cruise away into the blue. I’m scuba diving in waters around Isla Coiba, off Panama’s…

Beautiful Boquete

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While Costa Rica has emerged in recent years as an eco-tourism destination, tucked in the Chiriqui Highlands near the Baru volcano is another eco-hot-spot waiting to erupt. The town of Boquete, Panama, is quaint—mom-and-pop shops line the streets, offering a more Southern California feel than a Central American one. But life around Boquete is vibrant—abundant…