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Costa Rica

Volunteer at La Marina holding hands with a rescued spider monkey.

Costa Rica

Talk to the animals

Everyone wants to see the wildlife in Costa Rica. Jane Mundy gets closer than most.

Spas

Cool, calm and corrected

Spa

It seems nothing is too out there in global spas devoted to your relaxation, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Costa Rica

Cute overload: the sloth sanctuary

Sloth sanctuary

Life is sweet once the gates open at Costa Rica's sloth sanctuary, one of few in the world specialising in the study of these famously sedentary and solitary mammals.

Central America

Riders in the storm

A keel-billed toucan.

The ultimate cross-country challenge takes Lance Richardson on a two-wheel adventure from the Pacific to the Caribbean.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Cutest creatures: baby sloths

Sloth sanctuary

The Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary was founded in 1992 by a Costa Rican named Luis Arroyo and his US wife, Judy Avey.

Map of Costa Rica

Travel News

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop frequent flier

A passenger gets assistance at the Qantas Airlines counter after it cancelled 447 flights affecting more than 68,000 passengers at Los Angeles International Airport in California, October 29, 2011. Tens of thousands of stranded Qantas Airways passengers are pinning their hopes on a government-appointed tribunal on Sunday ordering an end to the industrial action that grounded the Australian national carrier's entire fleet. REUTERS/Jason Redmond   (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CIVIL UNREST)

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

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