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.
Ocho Rios is a resort town and popular cruise port on the northern coast of Jamaica. A favorite stop on Caribbean cruises, highlights of Ocho Rios include Ocho Rios Bay Beach, Mahogany Beach, Konoko Falls, and Turtle River Falls and Garden.
Amsterdam, the 17th century capital of Holland, is often called the "Venice of the North" due to its numerous, boat-navigable canals. Truly rich in history, the oldest part of this populous, multicultural city is Sloten, which dates all the way back to the 9th century.