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Costa Rica

Here is our selection of the top ten rainforest lodges in Costa Rica. The first few are Costa Rica’s best luxury rainforest lodges suited to travelers wanting a premium experience that exceed expectations for comfort and service. The others offer a comfortable and more homely or adventurous experience of the rainforest. The Lapa Rios Lodge […]

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Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a series of 20 islands located about 550 miles (900 km) off the coast of Ecuador. Famous in our understanding of evolution as providing a simple example of natural selection, the Galapagos are now a top travel destination to enjoy incredible wildlife, beautiful scenery and beaches, The main islands that offer […]

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The best way to experience the Galapagos Islands is aboard a small-ship cruise. With the many cruises for the Galapagos, it can be difficult to choose a vessel for your experience. The larger vessels that accommodate 50 to 100 visitors can seem crowded and lack the personal touch of smaller vessels. A small-ship cruise keeps […]

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The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s favorite travel destinations. Enjoy beautiful scenery, warm weather and incredible wildlife opportunities. Located about 550 miles (900 km) off Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are well within the world’s tropics and offer a very pleasant climate. The isolation, climate and ocean currents have come together to offer a […]

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Red Mangrove Hotel - Galapagos Points of Interest

The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s favorite travel destinations. Enjoy beautiful scenery, warm weather and incredible wildlife opportunities. Located about 550 miles (900 km) off of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are well within the world’s tropics and offer a very pleasant climate. The isolation, climate and ocean currents have come together to offer […]

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Red Mangrove Hotel - Galapagos Points of Interest

South America offers fantastic destinations to visit. Not only home to the world’s largest and most wildlife-rich tropical forest, the continent offers famous archaeological sites, beautiful beaches, impressive mountains, fascinating rivers and many unique cultures and dining experiences. To choose the best time to visit South America, we recommend deciding the countries you would like […]

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Where to visit the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest crosses nine nations and covers around 40% of the South American continent. Given its vast size, choosing the best country to visit the Amazon Rainforest can be an important decision for your experience. The majority of this impressive forest is found within Brazil and Peru, but significant amounts are also found in […]

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Tucano Amazon Cruise

Manaus is the main gateway to the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest. This is also a port city of the Amazon River itself and the largest city in Amazonia. The Amazon Rainforest is the world’s largest tropical forest and covers around 40% of South America. Crossing nine nations, the majority of Amazonia is housed within Brazil and […]

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Cristalino Lodge View

The Amazon Rainforest covers 40% of South America and crosses nine nations. However, the largest amount of Amazonia is housed by Peru and Brazil. First, let’s introduce the Amazon Rainforest and then mention the Amazon of Peru and Brazil specifically. After this, we will cover some of the differences between these fantastic regions to help […]

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