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    How to Plan an Unforgettable Safari

    A visit to Africa won’t be complete without a safari. This Africa travel guide will tell you everything you need to know so you can plan an unforgettable trip. Let’s get one thing straight. African safaris are expensive. Get ready for some serious sticker shock. For example, if you plan on bringing a family of four, this could represent the single largest investment you’ve made since purchasing your house or car! Safari prices range from $2,000 to $50,000 depending on your destination, length of stay, transportation, and types of accommodation. Yes, $50,000 sounds like a lot of money. If your safari involves staying in posh lodgings at $4,000 per night…

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    The most iconic site of Peru

    How to travel to Machu Picchu Don’t get lost when you visit the Lost City of the Incas. Every year, millions of people visit the imposing and mysterious Incan citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. But getting to the massive agricultural terraces, intricate stone constructions, and epic hilltop views of this UNESCO World Heritage site isn’t cheap, and it involves some trickier-than-usual logistics. Here’s how to expertly navigate your way to Peru’s most famous destination. When to go to Machu Picchu Machu Picchu is open year-round. October through April is the official rainy season, but it can rain at any time. And while peak season is July and August, you should always expect…

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    Things you need to know before your trip to Costa Rica

    Despite only being the size of West Virginia, Costa Rica is the land of plenty. It literally translates to “rich coast.” Christopher Columbus reportedly discovered it in 1502. But the only person who deserves credit for its breathtaking natural wonders is Mother Nature.  This peaceful Central American country  boasts extensive coastlines along both the Caribbean and Pacific. In addition to world-class beaches, Costa Rica has some of the most bio-diverse ecosystems on earth. Scientists, who invented ziplines as a means of studying the many layers of the country’s cloud forests, say five percent of the world’s species are found here. For anyone who hasn’t been to Africa yet, the wildlife…