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Sustainable Travel in Nicaragua

Sustainable Travel in Nicaragua Nicaragua was once considered a tourism backwater. But it is now emerging as a regional leader in sustainable travel. Eco tourism opportunities abound in Nicaragua’s protected areas – some 78 different regions that currently cover around 17% of the country’s land mass. Through visiting responsibly, eco travellers can enjoy the rich biodiversity of plant and animal…

Costa Rica Coffee Farm : My Travel Experience

The best Costa Rican coffee comes from plantations in the Central Valley, from Monteverde to San José. There are many family-owned coffee farms in this region, producing high-quality coffee with unique flavor profiles. Costa Rican coffee is the superior Arabica variety. While the unique microclimate on each farm affects the coffee’s specific flavor, Costa Rican coffees tend to be round and balanced, with notes of citrus, tropical fruits, and apricot, and a hint of brown sugar sweetness.

Horseback Riding Through The Clouds : Costa Rica Cloud Forest Experience

Most tourist destinations offer horseback riding tours. While these kinds of tours are often premium packages in other countries, where you might pay $100 for an hour of slowly walking down the beach, these tours in Costa Rica are affordable and offer a wide variety of experiences.

Monteverde has especially great horseback riding tours. It’s always lush and green, and the average temperature is 64 degrees year-round: perfect weather for a ride. This national park tour will let you see the jungle at its most wild, as well as the unique coffee plantations.

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