Manaus’s opulent Amazon Theatre – a history of cities in 50 buildings

Centrepiece of a city funded by the rubber boom, this opera house in the ‘Paris of the jungle’ is a symbol of Brazil’s controversial urban past, and present

Costa Rica – Eco-lodges

Set deep in the rainforest, these lodges offer beautiful hiking, biking and horse riding trails, or swing in a hammock and wait for the jungle creatures to come to you.