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Into Costa Rica’s Northwest: The Gem of Guanacaste

As a destination, Costa Rica offers an embarrassment of riches. From the top of one volcanic mountain you can see both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. Howler monkeys and toucans inhabit plush rainforests. A day in the cloud forest can be followed by time on a perfect beach, swimming in warm waters or catching..

House of the Sun’s Forever Glide

  As kids on bicycles we dream of downhill glides that go on forever. These fantasies become particularly intense as we struggle later to bike up a steep incline. Haleakalā, the massive volcano that dominates the Hawaiian Island of Maui, forming more than 75 per cent of its landmass, may be the closest you can..