DISCOVER THE WORLD’S FINEST ECO-HAVENS Central America lures travelers with a vibrant mix of cultural experiences, natural wonders, and exciting activities. Its most popular destination, Costa Rica, lives up to its nickname – “The Rich Coast” – with a diverse landscape consisting of lush green meadows, a mystical cloud forest, active volcanoes, and spectacular waterfalls. But that’s only part of Costa Rica’s “pura vida” or pure life spirit that resonates in its welcoming people and on its tropical beaches. Costa Rica’s enchanting neighbor, Belize, is a treasure trove of land and sea adventures, including awesome dive spots, cathedral-like caves, lush jungles, and some of the Maya’s most spectacular ruins. Learn more about this country of contrasts in “Find Balance in Belize” on page 40.