COMPASS FEATURES

    Jurassic World Gives New Life

    "Jurassic World" has given new life to a community dinosaur with the spectacular rebirth of the Jurassic franchise. Read More...

    Confessions of a Location Scout

    There is surely no other city we know as completely from cinema and TV as New York. Yet according to film location scout Nick Carr, what he is often asked to find is anything but the reality of the Big Apple...

    Virunga and LuAnne Cadd by Barbara Miller

    Corruption, violence, Leonardo DiCaprio, gorilla poaching, rebel forces, oil and the magnificent backdrop of the Virunga National Park sounds like the latest Ridley Scott thriller. Sadly, it is the true story of the struggle for survival of the Park, its animals, and its protectors as portrayed in the Oscar nominated feature documentary, VIRUNGA. ...

    Huntington Gardens Cacti Animals

    Take a stroll through one of the world’s largest collections of succulents and cacti in the Desert Garden. Design your visit to include the popular English Te...

    Bungalows Con Gusto by Terry Gusto

    In 2003, an old college roommate and I began searching for an area to build a place to retire to. A place where we could live well and have all our friends and family visit. We looked at the Yucatan, Belize, Guatemala, Panama, and Costa Rica. Then an old surfer friend told us about Puerto Escondido....