Tárcoles, Costa Rica: Crocodile Safaris, Birding Tours, and More

Tárcoles offers many recreation options and wildlife viewing opportunities. Take a zipline tour of the jungle canopy, enjoy a thrilling crocodile safari in the estuary, or keep an eye out for the more than 400 species of birds that inhabit the area. In addition to sharing tour information, author Christopher P. Baker recommends where to stay and eat in Tárcoles.

Tucson’s Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

This is the best place to learn about both the general structure and the minute details of the surrounding desert, and probably your only realistic chance to see all of the unique creatures that call it home. Discover more about this world-famous museum and zoo.

What to See in Palermo, Buenos Aires’s Largest Barrio

Buenos Aires’s largest barrio, Palermo enjoys the city’s widest open spaces—thanks to 19th-century dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas, whose private estate became the Parque Tres de Febrero. From the Japanese Garden to various museums, here’s what to see in Palermo.