Heritage sites to visit in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, not only does it have beautiful rain forests and jungles as well as pristine beaches; it also has very interesting Heritage sites that are waiting to be explored. We’ve listed a few below.


Talamanca Range Reserve – La Amistad International Park

A natural wonder, spans across San Jose, Cartago, Limon and Puntarenas. It has more than 10,000 plants, 600 birds, 250 species of reptiles and amphibians, 215 mammal species, and 115 kinds of freshwater fish which have been registered. Come and explore this wonder.


Pre-Columbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís

These impressive spheres are a product of pre-Columbian indigenous peoples, their experiences, their work ethic, and their innovative thinking. It is believed that they were created using tools made of stone, and maybe tools made of wood. Let this settlement take you back in time.


The Guanacaste Conservation Area

Declared a World Heritage Site in 1999, this site includes the Santa Rosa, Guanacaste, Rincon de la Vieja National Park and the Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge. The most famous activity to do in this park is to explore the smooth cinder cone volcano of Rincon de la Vieja. Take a walk on the wild side.


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Featured Trip – Madagascar: Exploring Madagascar’s Eastern Coast

A land of untouched beauty, the Malagasy charm is infectious and memorable. Be mesmerized by the gigantic Baobab trees, appreciate the rock formations at Isalo National Park.



An adventure that takes you from the infinite beauty of a butterfly farm to the world of nocturnal animals, this tour is an expansive exploration of culture, tradition, and the natural wonders of this beautiful country. You will have the time to visit local villages, Mitsinjo Village Reserve, Palmarium Reserve, and spend time at leisure taking in the magnetism of the Indian ocean. Click here to find out more.


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Short Breakaways

Whether it’s a short break Toronto, Paris or Cape Town; we have you covered. Here are three of our best spots for a quick breakaway.



Spend a few days in the vibrant city of Toronto, Ontario’s capital city. Filled with soaring skyscrapers, and the iconic, free-standing CN Tower. Visit the Royal Ontario Museum or take a wander through Casa Loma. Let Toronto take you away.



Swathed in charm and history, Paris is ultimate European break. Visit the serene Eiffel Tower or stop at the Louvre Museum. Eat lunch at a quaint bistro and end off the day walking through the Notre Dame Cathedral. Let’s take you to Paris.


Cape Town

Cape Town, “The Mother City” is always the perfect city to have a quick escape. Take a cable car up to the top of Table Mountain and see the city at its glory. Ride a boat to the famous Robben Island which housed Nelson Mandela for a time. Or simply sink your toes in the warm, white sand on the pristine beaches. Warm summer sun awaits you in the Cape.


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4 destinations for avid birders to visit

Avid birders stress no more, we have found 4 wonderful destinations for you to visit to find that bird you have been searching for.



The African skimmer, Pel’s fishing owl and white-backed night heron to name a few can be seen on the banks of the rivers in Malawi.



Head to Peru to see the Andean cock-of-the-rock; Peru’s national bird. You will also get the chance to see the Harpy Eagle or the Blue Footed Booby.



The Bearded vulture also known as the Lammergeier or Ossifrage, is a bird of prey that can be found in Spain. They only lay one too two eggs in mid winter.



Japan has flocks of Cranes that can be found throughout the country. Cranes are seen as a mystical creature within the Japanese culture.


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Top attractions to see in Iceland

Iceland, a European country made popular in the winter months by tourists for its natural being. Here are some of the top attractions you must see on your next visit.


Blue Lagoon

A geothermal spa located in a lava field near Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula.



A historic site and national park in Iceland, known for the Alþing.



A waterfall located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in southwest Iceland.


The Golden Circle

A famous tourist route, covering approximately 300 kilometres and loops from Reykjavík into the southern uplands of Iceland and back.


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