Category Archives: Family Travel
What’s all the buzz about night tours and nocturnal animals? Not sure, but when you arrive to the Monteverde Cloud Forest area that’s all you hear about (Aside the regular stuff about reserves, cloud forests and ziplining).
Since I can’t miss out on the [...]
There is only two ways to get between Roatan and Utila Bay Islands. You can either fly or do it the fun way – a Catamaran tour!
Captain Vern’s Catamaran from Utila to Roatan
Gas Pump for the Catamaran on Dock
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Trout Fishing, milk farm and a great day trip with kids from Antigua, Guatemala. You can catch your own fish, then have the tiny little restaurant cook it up for you. You can let your kids see how cows are [...]
Garifuna Indians are people that were shipwrecked on the way to the slave trades. They populated the Caribbean coast of Central America. Few really remain but their traditional drumming is still found in Belize.
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Small towns of Costa Rica are the true pulse and essence of this small country and where you can get the feel of daily life.
La Fortuna, which is the main town of Arenal Volcano area, is simply one of the cutest I’ve [...]
Havana is Cuba’s capital city and founded by the Spaniards in the 16th century. It boasts an eclectic society, old buildings, classic cars, Caribbean culture, dancing and music.
This is truly a kid friendly country and there is practically no crime [...]
There is so much to see and do in Havana, Cuba that you can spend months in just one area. My favorite spot by far was Havana Vieja, the small streets that curl and whirl all around, are perfect for [...]
Casa Particulares are Cuba’s version of B&B’s. You stay with a family either in a separate area of the house/apartment. Or, depending on your tastes, you can stay right with them (but still in a separate room). This was my [...]
Playa Tunco and Sunsal are the best beaches in El Salvador. The surfing is considered some of the best breaks in Central America. But that’s not the best part. You literally get the waves to yourself. Which also makes it [...]
El Salvador is one of the smallest countries of Central America yet is full of adventure to discover. Its name means “Republic of the Savior”. The good part is that you can find all the best things to see like [...]
Have you ever snorkeled an underwater museum? It’s a trip worth taking. You get to see the history of the island, pirate wrecks and topped off with coral reef with tons of Marine Life.
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Monteverde is Costa Rica’s most important cloud forest. But that’s not all it’s known for.
Fun facts about Monteverde, Costa Rica:
1. Cloud Forest – without a doubt the best cloud forest in all of Costa Rica is in Monteverde.
Being so high [...]
Have you ever traveled underwater? In a real submarine? I bet you think they don’t exist. But they do! My son and I went down 1000 feet in one of the only real passenger submarines in the world. National Geographic [...]
Honduras is a Central American country with amazing islands on the Caribbean Sea known as the Bay Islands that are surrounded by the second largest Barrier coral reef in the world. It is also home to some of the most [...]
There are so many water activities on Roatan it’s hard to decide. Kayaking is one way to see the island on your own time and enjoy the incredible Caribbean sea.
Kids Love Kayaking
Perfect Activity for Families
Caribbean Sea Kayaking
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West End is the tiny dirty road town on Roatan known for diving shops and budget hotels. It’s got fantastic sunsets and great way to enjoy locals going about their business.
Entrance to West End
Half Moon Bay – Start of West [...]
Cubans are crazy for ice cream. With the heat beating down on them and lots of time, they go to their favorite ice cream shop – Coppelia! There are two ways you can get in. If you have the Cuban [...]
Every Sunday at noon Callejon de Hamel comes to life with African music, African dance and African soul. It is one of the best attractions to experience in Havana and it’s totally free!
Entrance to Callejon de Hamel
African Dancers of [...]
So many of my friends can’t believe the amount of travel my family and I do, especially because two of our party of four are younger than seven years old. They are constantly saying how hard it is to travel [...]
Belize is the only country in Central America where English is the national language. Which is great for travelers, but for us took us for a little bit of a spin when making reservations because I kept on wanting to [...]