Category Archives: Travel
A Costa Rican festival in honor of the Black Christ of Esquipulas is celebrated annually every 15th of January. An ox-cart parade and a religious procession followed by a solemn mass at the top of the mountain just south of [...]
The most famous places of this Costa Rican region are: Manuel Antonio / Quepos, and Jaco. In them you will never run out of things to do, some of the things you can do are: exploring pristine beaches, non-stop close [...]
Hotel Tekuani Kal is a small beautiful beachfront hotel with 6 rooms located just 3 minutes away from the black-sanded beach called Playa Tunco in El Salvador. It is perfect for family vacations but I would recommend it only for [...]
Cobán is the most important city in the Verapaz region, and serves as the social and commercial hub for all the surrounding towns, villages, and tourist destinations. Cobán is still known as the “Ciudad Imperial,” as it was dubbed by [...]
Costa Rica Festivals – Danza de los Diablitos (The Dance of the Little Devils) – Reserva Indígena Boruca
In Reserva Indígena Boruca a reserve in Puntarenas Province of Costa Rica, a tribe of indigenous peoples also known as The Boruca Indian Tribe hold a three day annual festival, Danza de los Diablitos which is celebrated from December 31 [...]
The Central Valley Region of Costa Rica is almost always forgotten by travelers but it is a lot more than a stopover. There are lots of fun activities to be done like active volcanoes (Poas and Irazu Volcanoes), day tours [...]
The town of Suchitoto El Salvador is a small, relaxed colonial place. It is a popular destination for locals because of its handcrafts, cultural activities and nearby lake. If you are thinking about spending a weekend here there are many [...]
Puerto Barrios is a busy, industrial port city with virtually no appeal to tourists. It is, however, a principal transit point for trips to Livingston, Belize, and the Honduran Bay Islands. Because of the difficulty of coordinating boats and buses, [...]
One exciting celebration where Costa Ricans look forward to is the Toros ala Tica or Bullfighting the Tico way. This festivity is included in the Festejos Populares during the Christmas Holidays. The event took place in the Zapote fairgrounds in [...]
The Gulf of Papagayo is a beautiful place with calm, clear blue waters. My husband and son love it because you can swim and relax in the beach. This place consists of 12 public beaches where you can find lots [...]
Out of all the hotels I visited when I went to Suchitoto in El Salvador this one was the most beautiful one. It is called Los Almendros de San Lorenzo. It is located in the colonial and absolutely beautiful town [...]
This definitely is one of the biggest and most awaited events in Central America. The Fiesta de Santo Tomas in Chichicastenango, Guatemala is celebrated for seven days up to December 21st which is the Saint Thomas’s Day.
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These sister villages of Costa Rica have grown so fast and are so close that have started to become one. Here you will find amazing and well known surf breaks and broad stretches of rugged coastline. As you can imagine [...]
We just came back from a trip to El Salvador. I loved every minute of it! So in the next weeks I’ll be showing you some of the hotels and tours I loved the most.
Don’t miss your chance to take [...]
In the midst of a region with very little tourist infrastructure, the Caribbean coast of Guatemala is abundant with beauty yet to be explored. While touring Guatemala’s Jade Coast, enjoy the beauty of its animals, plants and tourist attractions go [...]
This is one of the most awaited celebrations in San Jose, Costa Rica as it officially starts Christmas season, it’s a month long celebration they called the “Festival of Lights” or Festival de la Luz as the locals call it [...]
Montezuma is a small Costa Rican town where during the day you get to experience a laid-back ambiance and during the night enjoy a mellow hippie atmosphere. Because of that it attracts all sorts of travelers, especially artists, musicians, backpackers [...]
I’m always looking for new things to do that might be fun for my family. One of those days when I was looking for a place where we could go and have another great family adventure a friend told me [...]
Guatemala’s 35 magnificent volcanoes will not disappoint even the most seasoned volcano explorer. This country houses Pacaya and Fuego Volcanoes, two of the most active volcanoes in the world.
Have a closer look at the volcanoes of Guatemala.
Even if you [...]
Annually when December 7 comes, a large effigy of devil is being burned in Antigua, Guatemala at exactly 6 p.m. Crowds gather at the Barrio de la Concepcion as they watch the devil being burned while enjoying music in a [...]