Leafcutter ants are endemic to South and Central America, and are ever-present in nature there. There is not only one type of leafcutter ants, but Keep travelling
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Photo of the day: colourful hummingbird taking a break
You can hear them hovering past your ear, maneuvering acrobatically into all directions and when you spot them they are already on the next flower: the hummingbird is one of a kind. Keep travelling
Photo of the day: Uvita’s hidden beaches
A surfers’ paradise is what we called our previous photo of the day taken from the very same spot during sunset. Keep travelling
Photo of the day: cross Costa Rica’s 2nd longest suspension bridge to reach the heart of the rainforest
Just a stone throw away from Costa Rica’s main tourist attractions, Reserva Biologica la Tirimbina offers a nice canopy tour and hiking trail in the rainforest near La Virgen. Its rich ecosystem offers Keep travelling
Photo of the day: Young green basilisk lizard, Costa Rica
This young green basilisk lizard is catching its breath on a stone in the middle of the warm waters of the Tabacon hot springs before crossing the river. This might seem highly unlikely given the current of the water but the basilisk lizard, or more commonly known as the Jesus Christ lizard, did not get this nick name without a good reason. Keep travelling
Photo of the day: Hot springs of Tabacon, Costa Rica off the beaten path
The Arenal volcano national park, by the small city of La Fortuna, is very popular among tourists. Even if today, the Arenal volcano is considered as dormant, its activity suffices to warm up many hot springs in the area. Keep travelling
Photo of the day: The white-fronted parrot
The white-fronted parrot, known scientifically as the Amazona albifrons is a noisy bird which can imitate Keep travelling
Photo of the day: Quepos Beach, a secret gem in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is quite touristy, and beaches are often developed with shops, hotels, bars, restaurants and whatever one needs for some entertainment. Keep travelling
The most photographed waterfall of Costa Rica
If you have been planning your trip through Central America with the best-selling Lonely Planet guide, this waterfall may look very familiar. Indeed, Keep traveling!
Photo of the day: The secret canyon of the Rio Colorado, Costa Rica
Traveling and visiting sights in Costa Rica comes at a price. Sure, the landscapes and biodiversity are impressive but more often than not, you will find someone collecting an entrance fee, parking fee or whatever kind of fee for you to check out a waterfall, swimming hole or hike. Keep travelling
Photo of the day: a surfers’ paradise in Costa Rica
Hungry for off-the-beaten-path locations in touristy and developed Costa Rica, we discovered the untouched coastline of Uvita. Covered by palm trees, providing welcoming shade and refreshing coconut water to surfers enjoying these ideal breaks, this is surf paradise. Just a few backpackers, Keep travelling
Photo of the day: Kissing hummingbirds!
You can hear them hovering past your ear, maneuvering acrobatically into all directions and when you spot them they are already on the next flower: the hummingbird is one of a kind. Keep reading!