Costa Rica is a Central American tropical paradise beyond compare. The wildlife is colorful and memorable, from toucans to spider monkeys to sloths. Volcanoes, ziplines, and prime cycling, hiking and surfing opportunities are there for active travelers. For more relaxed vacationers, beaches and vibrant nightlife—from rooftop bars to romantic dining—await.
Colombo is the financial capital and by population, the biggest city in Sri Lanka. A major trading port as far back as 2,000 years ago, Colombo has an expansive harbor, making it a true commercial center of this island country.
To visit Barcelona is to embrace both the past and the future. There is much to do and see in this cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, from medieval structures to beaches to UNESCO Heritage Sites by Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Doménech i Montaner.