Category Archives: Central America

Find out where to eat, stay and play in Central America (Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador).

Horse Back Riding Lessons – Equestrian Style

Living in Guatemala and being an Expat has so many benefits it’s hard to keep track of them all. But one of the top ones by far is my son’s Horse Back Riding Lessons. Horse Back Riding Lessons in Guatemala: I … Continue reading

Belize Food – Best Served at Street Food Stands

Belize, as of right now, is probably our favorite country. The beautiful weather, beaches, and people make it a place where I would consider moving to. However, the most fun we had was eating Local Belize Food at the tons … Continue reading

Honduras Traditional Food – Baleadas Home Cooked

Eating at local food stands is so much fun. When my son and I took a mommy – son trip to Honduras Bay Islands, we found a great outdoor eatery on Utila and tried some serious Honduras Traditional Food. 2 … Continue reading

8 Secrets You’ll Learn During a Chocolate Making Workshop

Instead of material gifts for my birthday, I prefer experiences and memories. So when it was time for my celebration I decided to do a Chocolate making workshop with my boys. Guatemala is famous for it’s chocolate due to the … Continue reading

Tubing and Rafting in Costa Rica

Among all of the adventures available in this Central American country, a couple of the most popular among travelers are tubing or rafting in Costa Rica. That is because there are tons of rivers in Costa Rica with rapids for … Continue reading

Ruins of the Ancient Maya Civilization in Guatemala

With over 25 ruins and archaeological sites of the ancient Maya civilization and hundreds more to be unearthed and discovered, you will not have a shortage of fun sites to visit. They range from almost every Mayan and pre-Mayan period: Olmec sites, … Continue reading

2 Fun Things to do in Guatemala Other Than Hiking

Guatemala means land of forests. That is exactly what you will find when you visit this Central American country, lots of forests and jungles that cover mountains, valleys and volcanoes, and hide in them lots of different animal species, lakes … Continue reading

Cano Island National Park Biological Reserve, Costa Rica

Cano Island national Park is located off of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is popular among travelers because of its beaches, coral reefs and marine life. The money they get from visitors and donations is used to help the reef … Continue reading

Solola Guatemala

Solola Guatemala is a department where you cna find the famous Atitlan Lake, The the Pan-American Highway goes across this department. Even before the highways were built and the Spaniards arrived, Sololá was a major trading post for the Mayas. … Continue reading

Parks and National Natural Reserves in Guatemala

Here are even more reasons for nature lovers to go on a vacation in Guatemala. This is the first part of the list of national park and national natural reserves that you can visit to learn about local flora and … Continue reading

Perfect Day In Antigua – 5 Must Do’s

Antigua Guatemala is known as one of the most beautiful places in Guatemala. It is a small city with a colonial architecture and cobblestoned streets. It was once the capital city of all of Central America and is now the … Continue reading

Adventure and Recreational Tours in Guatemala

Are you ready for the ultimate adventure tours in Guatemala? This country will gaurantee you get your fill of action, adventure and excitment unlike you’ve ever seen. Chose your adventure: Hikes to volcanic peaks. Jungle treks to extraordinary, untouched Mayan … Continue reading

Where to Fish in Costa Rica

If you are looking for an adventure tour. The deep blue warm waters of the country (Caribbean and Pacific) along with all of the marlin, mahi mahi, sailfish, tarpon, snook, to name a few, are waiting for you. These are … Continue reading

Natural Hot Springs in Guatemala

Active volcanoes in Guatemala never seize to stop amazing their visitors. They offer fun adventurers for all kinds of travelers. An invigorating natural activity you can do with the whole family while in volcano territory is to visit natural hot … Continue reading

Turtle Tours in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is not only home to five species of sea turtles (Leatherback, Green Sea, Loggerhead, Hawksbill, and Olive Ridley) nesting on both the Caribbean and Pacific Coasts, but to three nesting sites that are among the most important in … Continue reading

Canopy Tour in Costa Rica

Canopy tours in Costa Rica are the most popular activities in the country and is a ‘MUST DO’ activity! Aside from a great adventure ride, you get to see Costa Rica’s biodiversity at its best because a lot of it … Continue reading

Costa Rica Healthcare – Public Clinics

While traveling we all worry about not getting sick for two reasons. No one wants to spend their vacations lying on a hotel bed and because we don’t always trust the doctors of the place we want to visit. I … Continue reading

Health, Yoga and Spa in Guatemala

Since the country is nestled in between volcanic peaks and crater-filled lakes, you’ll resign to pure tranquility. That is why one of the many things you can do is to pamper yourself with massages, facials, and full- body treatments on a Spa … Continue reading

Cano Negro Adventure, Costa Rica

Cano Negro wildlife refuge is located on the northern region of Costa Rica, close to the Arenal National Park and near the border with Nicaragua. This refuge protects wetlands and a crazy amount of flora and fauna. I had heard … Continue reading

Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica – Wildlife Refuge

Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica is a wildlife refuge located on the central pacific coast, south of the popular town of Jaco. It was created on 1999 to protect an area used by the Olive Ridley Sea turtle to nest. … Continue reading

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