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San Jose as they make their way to Costa Rica’s beaches and natural attractions like volcanoes and cloud forests, but the vibrant city is more than a pitstop. Even if you just have 24 hours to squeeze in a visit, you can get a good sense...
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San Francisco. They’re front and centre in any movie that features the city. They’re so iconic that the mere mention of them screams San Francisco. But you probably don’t know some of the facts and stories behind the...
The TripAdvisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’ is the equivalent of receiving a gold star on your homework from your favourite teacher after weeks of study. Or the ‘MVP’ award from your respected football coach after months of training. Or finally collecting the honourable Eagle Scout badge after years of orienteering. A...Read more
It used to seem obvious that tea was the most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. But with coffee shops popping up all over the place and the twitteratti debating the merits of flat whites and cold brews, you might be forgiven for thinking that coffee has overtaken...Read more
We meet up with Eric Gomez and Hector Castillo just outside the Teatro Nacional inRead more
San Jose City. After all, Costa Rica’s national art theatre, which opened 1897, is a fine place to kick off our tour of the city’s more modern works of art: craft beers. San Jose has...
As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...Read more
Each traveller has such an individual style of travel. We asked @briannaglenn from Milk + Honey Travels, to share her travel style with us, and picked her brain for some tips about one of her favourite trips, to Costa Rica. With a career as a professional athlete (track and field...Read more
I’ve been to Cuba several times. Four, to be precise. And like most Canadians, I initially didn’t go in search of culture; I went seeking cheap rum and good times when the February blahs had taken hold of myRead more
sanity. I landed in resort zones like Varadero and Cayo Guillermo...
There’s bad news, chocolate fans: industry experts are predicting that the world’s supply of cocoa could run out as soon as 2020, spelling disaster for chocolate-lovers and for six million farmers around the world (not to mention their families and their communities), who rely on growing and selling cocoa to...Read more
Last year, we launched our Home Cooked Program, in which travellers can meet with a local family in their home and enjoy a meal with them. We started with Delhi and Istanbul, and grew into other cities around the globe: Bucharest, Merida, Krakow,Read more
San Jose, Lima, Cairo, and more! As...