Luxury Hotel Review: Aqua Wellness Resort, Emerald Coast Nicaragua

Luxury Hotel Review: Aqua Wellness Resort, Emerald Coast Nicaragua @aquanicaragua

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This natural and secluded haven sits on a private cove just North of Costa Rica on the Emerald Coast, surround by lush, tropical greenery, built using sustainable materials and techniques by local people offering much work for the community. Being able to blend in to the forest that envelops the resort creates the perfect atmosphere for guests in search of …

7 Tips for Traveling in Latin America – Central and South America @lodgeoapp

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Latin America is an incredible place, like a collection of different worlds all stitched together into a tapestry of cultures, traditions, history and natural and man-made catastrophes, all of which have shaped the continent into what it is today. There is something very different about traveling in Latin America compared to somewhere like Southeast Asia, in that even the well-trodden …

3 Weeks Exploring the Pacific side of Costa Rica

3 Weeks Exploring the Pacific side of Costa Rica

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South and Central America have both been on our travelling bucket lists for a long time. When the opportunity came up to take the time off from work both Craig and Amrita jumped at the chance to go spend some time in the beautiful country of Costa Rica to unwind from life at home in Vancouver, Canada, and have an …

Action Sports Resort in Nicaragua - Building Dreams

Action Sports Resort in Nicaragua – Building Dreams

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As we travel the world, we get to meet a great many people who have left their home country and set out to achieve the kind of life that most people only dream of – Building an Action Sports Resort in Nicaragua. Recently, BZFLAG stayed in an adventure sports resort in Nicaragua, built over the last four years by Lucas …

Arenal Volcano and Hotsprings in Costa Rica– A very Tinggly Experience

Arenal Volcano and Hotsprings in Costa Rica– A very Tinggly Experience

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We are often approached by businesses looking to partner with us, to promote them and advertise on BZFLAG Travel and to most of them, we say, ‘Thanks, but no thanks!’ But recently we were approached by a new start-up company offering something a little different – the gift of experience. Tinggly offer the gift of EXPERIENCE, the FREEDOM OF CHOICE …

Things to do in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica – Our 2 Nights in Paradise

Things to do in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica – Our 2 Nights in Paradise

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Puerto Viejo Costa Rica is a small, Caribbean, chilled out surf town and is fast becoming one the best places to go in Costa Rica. With so many things to do in Puerto Viejo, the laid back Latino lifestyle fused with oodles of Caribbean cool, the picture perfect beaches and world class surf make it a must see destination on …

Lost in Luxury in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica

Lost in Luxury in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica

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There are so many amazing places to visit in Costa Rica that it can be hard to know which to choose when you have limited time. Nestled between low-lying farmland, dominated by banana plantations, and the rich, warm waters of the Caribbean, Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica, is 77k acres of dense tropical rainforest, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches and lagoons, …

How to Spend 5 Awesome Days in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

How to Spend 5 Awesome Days in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Manuel Antonio National Park is a 682 hectare piece of luscious, jungle paradise, packed with one of the most bio-diverse natural habitats in the world; rainforest, a huge diversity of wildlife and spectacular coral reefs. Ready to know the Best in Manuel Antonio? The whole of the coastline, including the beaches and a large area of the ocean itself, has been …

10 Reasons to choose Parador Resort and Spa, Costa Rica

10 Reasons to choose Parador Resort and Spa, Costa Rica     

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Parador Resort and Spa, Costa Rica is a level of luxury you simply won’t want to leave. Book your stay at Parador Resort and Spa here. Having spent four nights in a tent on the floor while covering Envision Festival and our days walking around half naked covered in blue mud, working in a Hare Krishna kitchen for free meals …

Hotel Arboleda - Beachside style in Manuel Antonio

Hotel Arboleda – Beachside style in Manuel Antonio

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Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio is a 682-hectare piece of luscious, jungle paradise, packed with one of the most biodiverse natural habitats in the world; rainforest, a huge diversity of wildlife and spectacular coral reefs. The whole of the coastline, including the beaches and the sea itself, has been protected since 1972, so every building and hotel has to be a …

20 Amazing Photos of Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

20 Amazing Photos of Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

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Not for the package tourist, this incredibly rich and diverse area offers the adventurous traveler one of the last great remote wilderness experiences in Central America. I travel for work and when not working, travel for relaxation and discovery.When it’s time to reset and disconnect from planes, trains, automobiles, and screens I head directly for a lightly traveled, edge of the world paradise in …

Punta Gabriela - Tony Stark's Holiday Hangout in Costa Rica

Punta Gabriela – Tony Stark’s Holiday Hangout in Costa Rica!

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Punta Gabriela After 4 days of Envision Music Festival; sleeping on the rough floor of our tent, working for our food and walking around in the jungle sun covered in medicinal blue clay, we dragged our suitcase and backpacks, which just days earlier were the contents of our home in Peru, across the festival ground towards the exit, ready for …

Wildlife in Costa Rica

20 Awesome Wildlife Photos in Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

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Parque National Manuel Antonio, in Western Costa Rica is a 682 hectare piece of luscious, jungle paradise, packed with one of the most biodiverse natural habitats in the world; rain forest, a huge diversity of wildlife and spectacular coral reefs. Check this out and find out how fascinating the Wildlife in Costa Rica. Today, we had a guided tour of one …

Where to stay – The best accommodation for backpackers

Where to stay – The best accommodation for backpackers

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There are far more accommodation options available than you might think and I don’t just mean different hotels. Whether you want to meet new people, sleep in a luxury bed, enjoy a relaxing spa, or just save money, there’s something for everyone. Here’s our seven favorite ways to bed-down for the night! Housesitting This little-known gem in the world of …