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Costa Rica: what to expect

Despite its small size, Costa Rica offers a dizzying array of things to see and do. We asked Imagine Latin America Specialist Grant to give us the lowdown on what to expect from a holiday to this Central American country and to answer some of the most frequently asked questions from our guests. Who is a holiday more »

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The insider: mountian gorilla conservation

In 2018, mountain gorillas were reclassified from critically endangered to endangered, and the latest census showed their population had exceeded 1,000 for the first time in decades. We caught up with Ian Redmond who worked alongside the famous conservationist Dian Fossey, and is now a leading world specialist in gorillas. When did you know that more »

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An insider’s guide to bear watching in Canada

In Canada, wildlife comfortably outnumbers people. Of all the outdoor activities that Canada offers, bear watching is one of the best and most rewarding experiences. There are many opportunities to spot native bears, particularly if you know where to look. While most people will only ever dream of getting up close and personal with these more »

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A stopover in Vancouver

Vancouver is a cosmopolitan city that provides the gateway to some of Canada‘s most spectacular landscapes and the wonderful wilderness of British Columbia. With so much to see and do there, our Canada expert Paul, guides us through some of the city’s highlights to squeeze into a stay. Vancouver is a vibrant, colourful, and bustling city full more »

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World of food

From the fresh flavours of sashimi in Japan to mouth-watering Argentinian steak, sampling the delicious and varied local cuisine is a big part of why we love travelling. Our specialists are a team of foodies, so we asked them to whittle down their top five gourmet experiences around the world to tantalise your taste buds. more »

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Top 3 places to visit on Vancouver Island

We are really excited to have recently welcomed back Canada onto our portfolio. With abundant wildlife, spectacular landscapes and wonderful cities, there is so much to discover there. We asked Paul, our Canada specialist, to name his top three must-sees on Vancouver Island. There is a lot more to Vancouver Island than you think, whilst the more »

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