Category: Central America

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

Spectacular Views of El Salvador’s Beaches – Photo Essay

The beaches of El Salvador are gorgeous and some of the best places to surf. Not only is the surf great, but there are hardly any surfers to compete with and dirt cheap lessons. And lots of water fun in … Continue reading

Surfer’s Paradise on El Salvador’s Beaches – Photo Essay

Ready for great surf? The breaks are internationally known, yet few actually get to enjoy them. Plus the surf lessons are so affordable and you don’t have worry that you’re getting on someone’s turf when falling and learning. Surfing instructors … Continue reading

Snorkeling Tour on Ambergris Caye, Belize – Photo Essay

Our private tour man awaits us for the snorkel day with fish and sharks. We headed to Hol Chan Marine Reserve where some of the best snorkeling near Ambergris Caye can be experienced. These are my gorgeous captains. I’ll be … Continue reading

Biking on Caye Caulker – The Only True Way to See the Island – Photo Essay

Caye Caulker is a two mile island off of Belize City and without a doubt one of the most beautiful places my family and I have ever visited. We are so in love with it, that we want to move … Continue reading

Caye Caulker’s The Split, Belize – Photo Essay

The Split in Caye Caulker happened when a Hurricane destroyed this island years ago and split it into two parts. Now it is a great swimming area, with one of the coolest restaurants in town. Plus a killer sunset! What … Continue reading

Placencia, Belize – The Town is the Main Attraction – Photo Essay

All of Belize is known for their amazing diving and beaches. Yet I didn’t know much about the adorable town of Placencia, most of which is only to be discovered by foot. Colorful Caribbean style houses are so cute. This … Continue reading

Easy Living in Hopkins Village, Belize – Photo Essay

Hopkins Village is one of the only true villages left with the Garifuna culture as the main culture of the town. All is located along the beach and finding the restaurants and other cool things to do is part of … Continue reading

Exploring West End in Roatan, Honduras – Photo Essay

Roatan, part of the Bay Islands of Honduras, is split up into several must visit areas. West End is the livelier part where it’s more of a town, with tons of restaurants and plenty of water fun. This is also … Continue reading

Belize in Photos

Local Artist’s work Getting ready for our snorkel tour Swimming in the Caribbean Sea Night time in Belize Sunset Family fun Birds of Belize Snorkeling Loving the sunset Island Life Spotting cool fishys in the water Family Love Photos of … Continue reading

West End, Roatan, Honduras – Photo Essay

West End in Roatán is where most of the hotels are, the higher end ones. Plus all the action takes place along the beach, including all the restaurants. This is also where the Cruise ships port so during the day … Continue reading

Utila, Honduras – Photo Essay

Even though Utila is part of the Bay Islands of Honduras, it couldn’t be any more different than Roatan. This is the mecca for divers, and here you will not find the beaches you do in Roatan, but it has … Continue reading

Water fun on the Bay Islands of Honduras – Photo Essay

Catamarans and boats and any other form of water transport is the way to get around on the Bay Islands. Boat Life Submarine tour  – a real one Submarine fun – only 4 places in the world have this experience … Continue reading

Romantic Lunch – Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

Antigua has many wonderful dining experiences, but what makes some of them stand out is that you can rent out a whole area just for an intimate lunch or dinner. We did just that. Shrimp on rice dish Soup and … Continue reading

Peruvian Food in the Heart of Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

Peruvian food doesn’t get the credit it should. It is one of the most richest in flavor cuisines that I have ever tasted. And in Antigua, Guatemala we found Inca Restaurant, which is absolutely fantastic. The restaurant is designed with … Continue reading

Unique Eating Out – Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

I love a restaurant with a view. And even more fun when you have a cool setting inside and outside. Sky Cafe is one of the oldest restaurants in Antigua, Guatemala with one of the best views of the ancient, … Continue reading

Fine Dining in a Ruin in Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

Dining in Antigua, Guatemala can be different and unique if you know what to look for. Each year a special night – Noche de Chefs – happens around March. Where over 20 different restaurants offer up their best dishes as … Continue reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your Tikal Guatemala Experience

Tikal Maya Ruins is one of the most special places in the world to my family and me. Why? Because this is where my husband and I met thirteen years ago. Since then we have taken our sons to visit … Continue reading

Unique and Healthy Restaurant in Flores Guatemala – La Danta

Searching for a healthy restaurant in Flores always caused a major challenge for me. For several reasons: 1. Most restaurants serve the same type of food which is usually Guatemalan cuisine or Italian. These could be construed as healthy, but … Continue reading

Gringo Perdido Ecological Inn on El Remate Guatemala – A Luxurious Family Adventure

Every time we visit Flores / Tikal area, we end up staying in the town of Flores. Which is super adorable, colorful and on Lake Peten Itza. However, it was time for a change. I’ve heard about El Remate which … Continue reading

Family Friendly Guide to Staying at Finca Ixobel – Eco Lodge

One of the rarest things for my family to do is to return to a place that we’ve visited once before. With the world being so large and with so much to see, the place has to be extra, extra … Continue reading

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