Entries by Angela

What You Need to Know About Panama Canal Cruises

A good number of the 15,000 ships that pass through its three sets of locks annually are now Panama Canal cruises that cater to tourists from around the globe. Since its completion in 1914, the Panama Canal remains as one of man’s most incredible engineering marvels. Prior to the building of the Panama Canal ships from […]

What You Need to Know About Monteverde Costa Rica

Monteverde Costa Rica is one of this country’s most popular tourist destinations in part, because of the incredible biodiversity contained within its amazing wildlife refuges. Monteverde, which means “Green Mountain,” is one of the lushest areas in Costa Rica and draws thousands of tourists each year. This is a destination that should not be missed […]

Costa Rica Green Turtle Research Station

Much of the financial support for the efforts of the John H. Phipps Green Turtle Research Station came from John H. Phipps himself. The research facility was established over two decades ago and is named in his honor. The Caribbean Islands and the countries of Central America are known internationally as much for their efforts in […]

Pacific & Atlantic Costa Rica Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches

There are several prominent organizations that focus their efforts on the protection and preservation of the sea turtle nesting beaches in Costa Rica including: Leatherback Turtle National Park (on the Pacific Coast) Tortuguero National Park (on the Atlantic Coast) Turtle Population in Costa Rica Historically, turtle research only revealed that actual turtle population numbers are […]

Costa Rica Wildlife Refuge & Biological Reserve

Of the numerous natural biological reserves, national parks and Costa Rica wildlife refuge places in Costa Rica, two noteworthy locations stand out: Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge Carara Biological Reserve Both are part of our Costa Rica itinerary and are great examples of the kind of biodiversity Costa Rica is renowned for. Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge […]

Best Costa Rica Itinerary

Our Caravan Costa Rica itinerary has been carefully constructed to offer something for people of all ages and interests. Because of this, Caravan Costa Rica tours are our most popular all inclusive vacations. Our fully guided Costa Rica tour packages are ideal family vacations and many are suitable for senior travel or for group travel as well. […]

Guanacaste & Liberia Costa Rica

Guanacaste Costa Rica is one of seven provinces in this tiny central American country.  The provincial borders roughly define certain regions by geography, government, and population. The province of Guanacaste is located in the northwest part of Costa Rica on the Pacific Ocean. It shares a border with Nicaragua and is the least populated province […]

Caravan All Inclusive Costa Rica Tour

A Caravan all inclusive Costa Rica tour is the ultimate tropical vacation with all the exotic trappings that you would expect and more. The name “Costa Rica” means “Rich Coast” and the pure, untamed beauty of Costa Rica’s Pacific and Caribbean coastlines reveal unspoiled eco diversity like nowhere else on earth. This diversity is possible […]