Seeking a new thrill? Try sampling amazing fruits that are rare in northern climes. Try fresh lychee (looks like a hairy red insect before peeling), papaya, star fruit, and jocote (a cashew relative, but nothing like a nut).
My friend Marie, from the Washington, DC area, recently emailed me: Could I offer her advice on having dental work done in Costa Rica? She’d already heard a lot about living in Costa Rica from me.