Category: Central America

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

Popular Active and Inactive Volcanoes of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, which sits directly on top of the Pacific Ring of Fire, is home to over 120 volcanoes. Gratefully, only five are active. However, one of the five is on the top ten list of most active volcanoes in … Continue reading

Eco Vacations in Guatemala – Parks and Reserves #1

One of the things why people visit this country is for Eco vacations where you can explore the forests and jungles, searching for the exotic wildlife of Guatemala. But where is the best place to do this? Well there are … Continue reading

Things to do in Jaco Beach Costa Rica

Jaco Beach Costa Rica is a small town that has become one of the main touristic regions of the country. This is because of the beautiful beach, the nearby natural beauties. It is a place where you can also spend … Continue reading

Short Travel Guide to Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica is one of the most popular things to do in Central America. It is because of all the beautiful and varied landscapes, and the fact that over 25% of its surface is protected in national parks … Continue reading

Things to Do in Guatemala – Nature Activities

Wildlife of Guatemala is rich, diverse and ever changing landscapes is home to over 700 birds and 105 mammal species. Quickly growing as one of the top birdwatcher’s paradise locations in Central America, you’ll walk through cloud forests and catch … Continue reading

Waterfalls – Where to Go in Guatemala

Stop wondering where to go in Guatemala! If there is anything that this country is known for is because of its Mayan Ruins and for its natural attractions. aside from the different kinds of forests, lakes, beaches and caves, some … Continue reading

Where to Go in Guatemala – Parks and Reserves

If you still don’t know where to go in Guatemala for your next vacations, you should consider a national park. Guatemala has 92 protected areas making up over 28% of its national territory. Most of these protected areas were created … Continue reading

Fun Things to Do – Costa Rica Golf Courses

Costa Rica Golf courses are among the best, professionally designed golf courses in the world. With the help of world-renowned golf architects such as: Robert Trent Jones II, Ted Robinson, Jr., Ron Garl, George Fazio, Mike Young, and Tracy May, … Continue reading

Nicaragua Traditional Food – Find It On the Streets

You can hit all the restaurants you want while in Nicaragua, but the real Nicaragua traditional food finds are on the streets. In every city, town and village the street vendors come out to sell what they can. Usually the food … Continue reading

Costa Rica Traditional Food – SODAS Are Where To Go!

Eating local food is without a doubt the best experience of traveling. Costa Rica is no different.  Where to find Costa Rica Traditional Food? A SODA of course! Soda’s are all over the country and the main food they all … Continue reading

Guatemala’s Traditional Drinks and Beer – Michelada and Gallo Cerveza

After four years of living in Guatemala, I discovered my new favorite drink – with it’s main ingredient as beer! Michelada, baby! What is it? A drink made with Gallo Cerveza It’s literally a Bloody Mary but with beer. What … Continue reading

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

What’s the Best Beer in Nicaragua – Toña Beer!

Having a beer is one of the customs me and my hubby must do in each location we visit. Since Central America is so small, each country has one or two beers that they drink like water. When we arrived … Continue reading

Caribbean Breezes and Belikin Beer, Belize

Belize is one of our favorite countries in Central America. What to do in Belize? Hang on the beach, snorkel, and sun bath. How about a cool beer to cool yourself off. Belikin Beer is the Belizean beer of choice … 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

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