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The Top 8 Experiences In Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the country on everyone's lips at the moment. Direct flights from London to Costa Rica are just around the corner, so whether you're trying to beat the rush or take advantage of the direct service, this laid-back Central American country has something for everyone.

When Tucan Travel asked me to write about the highlights of my experience on their Costa Rica Encompassed tour, I jumped at the chance. Read on and...

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Top 7 dishes of Central America

During Marcus' adventures across Central America he rounded up some of the best dishes for all the eager foodies out there! Try and get through this post without salivating- we dare you!

Guatemala

1)The local speciality when you’re near the coastal areas of Guatemala is a rich seafood stew called ‘tapado’ made from fish, shrimp, shellfish and coconut milk spiced with coriander. It is served with a side of plantain and another whole grilled fish just for good...

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Imagine if we had missed the bus?

An extreme hike up a short hill, Cerro Chato, in Costa Rica makes for a trip of a lifetime for two best friends.

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Slothing around Costa Rica

My mind was made up, it was time…. time to meet a sloth. I’d been to Central America before, and been to South America, but I’d never experienced a sloth sighting. Desperate times call for desperate decisions and so I was on my way to Costa Rica with the express intent on seeing at least one sloth. Of course to go all that way and not see some other things seemed a little too rash, so onto the Tucan Travel San Jose to Panama City tour I booked.

With approximately 25% of Costa Rica...

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