There's no doubt: Costa Rica is one of the most naturally-blessed countries in the world. In a country where primeval forests chime with the cries of howler monkeys, mist-capped volcanos peer over lush greenery and rolling whitecaps accent perfect sand beaches, you can't help but become awe-struck.Costa Rica's hardly the off-the-beaten-path destination it once was. Thousands now visit every year in just about every capacity—as packaged tourists, adventurers, and backpackers—all in search of …
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A country where centuries-old towns collide with blissful seascapes, beech-shaded forests, turquoise glacial lakes and majestic snow-dipped alpine scenery can only stay secret so long. Welcome to Slovenia, the newest edition to your European travel bucket list.With Central Europe's hip coastal hot-spot Croatia hanging underneath and drawing travellers to its beaches, Slovenia's still coming into its own. As the medieval streets of Piran or Ljubljana and the hiking trails continue to fill, …
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's glitzy capital, is more than just your typical cosmopolitan Asian city. Its deliciously modern surface, bedecked with skyscrapers and overrun by activity, disguises a city steeped in tradition.The face of Kuala Lumpur changes as you move through the city. Three cultures dominate here: Chinese, Indian, and, of course, Malay. All add to the colourfully-gripping cultural tapestry that is Kuala Lumpur.To experience Kuala Lumpur could mean many things: stuffing your …
Whether you have 24 hours in Berlin or weeks, you'll forever feel as if you're barely scratching the surface. The decidedly-complex capital of Germany is one of the best cities to visit in Europe, but Berlin's finer points won't always emerge on a tight schedule.The longer you spend in Berlin, the better chance you'll fall in love with this gritty, offbeat city. Not only will you find plenty of things to do in Berlin itself, the capital is one of the best places to base yourself for visiting …
It's rare to leave Berlin without lingering curiosity. If you need a lifetime to see Rome, Berlin might require one just to understand it. The dynamic capital of Germany is always on the move; no single visit to Berlin is enough to satisfy. Every return to Berlin as a traveller invites you into a city that is ever less predictable.If the twentieth century could crown a capital, Berlin would be it. The roots of some of the most important afflictions and triumphs of the last 100 years trace …