Costa Rica is a real-life paradise, with tropical forests and sun-kissed beaches. Follow Jimmy through these stunning surroundings as he zips through the tree tops, explores volcanic landscapes, snorkels through crystal-clear waters and relaxes by the beaches.
On Friday morning we landed in Sullivan Bay on the island of Santiago, also known as James Island. I immediately felt at home. Here was a relatively young island; still shaking off the ashes of its volcanic birth; still relatively barren.
Staggering peaks, glowing lava and smoldering craters—it’s no wonder that thrill seekers are drawn to volcanoes. Whether it’s zip-lining next to active peaks or simply taking in the specular view from afar, volcano tourism is a growing travel trend.
We tend to think of volcanoes as angry monsters that blow their tops in violent bursts of lava and ash. But volcanoes aren't always scary; on the contrary, they're some of our favorite destinations! Join us as we take a quick tour of seven of our world's most amazing volcanoes.