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Travel Experta’s Interesting Facts – Towns Worth Visiting in the Central Highlands, Guatemala

Travel Experta’s Interesting Facts – Towns Worth Visiting in the Central Highlands, Guatemala

The central highlands of Guatemala are famous for being home to Semuc Champey and the Lanquin Caves. But there are some other towns in the area with cheap hotels that might be appealing to some travelers that want to explore more than the popular

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Best Places to Visit in Central America

Best Places to Visit in Central America

There are green places between South and North America, and though some people might miss out these places on the map, but they are a unique amalgamation of adventure, tropical wildlife, ancient ruins, and complex cultures. If you are a first time visitor,

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Facts and Guide to the Costa Rica Pacific Beaches

Facts and Guide to the Costa Rica Pacific Beaches

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 encounters with crocodiles, monkeys, sloths,

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Facts, Places to Visit and Things to Do in Coban Guatemala

Facts, Places to Visit and Things to Do in Coban Guatemala

Cobán is the most important city in the Verapaz region of Guatemala. It serves as the social and commercial hub for all the surrounding towns, villages, and tourist destinations. It also serves as a home for the largest and most popular half marathon race in

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Travel Experta’s Interesting Facts – San Jose & Central Valley Region, Costa Rica

Travel Experta’s Interesting Facts – San Jose & Central Valley Region, Costa Rica

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 to coffee plantations, canopy tours,

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El Salvador Festivals – San Miguel Carnival (Carnaval de San Miguel)

El Salvador Festivals – San Miguel Carnival (Carnaval de San Miguel)

Out of the many places that you can visit in El Salvador San Miguel is one of those places you can’t miss if you are an adventurer. It is home to Chaparrastique volcano, one of the best and most challenging hiking opportunities in the whole country. The

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Travel Guide to the Beaches of North Pacific Costa Rica

Travel Guide to the Beaches of North Pacific Costa Rica

White sanded beaches, five-star hotels, and activities of all sorts are part of the Gold Coast region of Costa Rica. Golf courses with incredible views of the ocean neighbor some of the country’s most recognized surf breaks. This is also one of the most

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Everything You need to Know About the Western Highlands Guatemala

Everything You need to Know About the Western Highlands Guatemala

Get off the tried-and-true trail to explore the homelands of the Maya people and Guatemala’s second-largest city, Quetzaltenango, better known as Xela (Shay-la). Here you can enjoy a trip through the bustling mountain town of Huehuetenango on your way

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El Salvador Festivals – National Day of Pupusas (Dia Nacional de la Pupusa)

El Salvador Festivals – National Day of Pupusas (Dia Nacional de la Pupusa)

Pupusas are the favorite traditional food of El Salvadorans. When visiting the country you will find them anywhere. They love them so much that they came up with a day to celebrate them. National Day of Pupusas is a huge food festival that takes place all

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Fun Facts and Travel Guide to Guatemala Pacific Coast Beaches

Fun Facts and Travel Guide to Guatemala Pacific Coast Beaches

Better known as the “Southern Coast”, this is the Guatemalans favorite place to go. Monterico, the most popular of all, is where Chapines come to bask in the sun and enjoy the black sanded, volcanic beaches. It is filled with private home rentals

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Fact and Tips to Travel To Tikal and The Peten Department in Guatemala

Fact and Tips to Travel To Tikal and The Peten Department in Guatemala

This is the place to see! The Peten Department is home to the most impressive and mightiest Mayan ancient ceremonial cities. Tikal National Park, the main ruin, is located in a tropical forest part of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, full of wildlife and exotic

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Guatemala Traditional Dish – Guatemala Fiambre

Guatemala Traditional Dish – Guatemala Fiambre

Out of the many Guatemalan dishes, this might be the most polarizing one. Fiambre is either loved or hated with a passion. Fiambre is a traditional Guatemalan dish that is only served once a year during the celebrations of the Day of the dead, the 1st of

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Cultural Festivals – Day of the Dead Guatemala

Cultural Festivals – Day of the Dead Guatemala

If you think about the day of the dead your mind will probably automatically wonder to thinking about the traditional sculls from Mexico. But Guatemala also celebrates this holiday and does it in a completely different way that you should definitely

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Facts for Travelers About Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Facts for Travelers About Lake Atitlan Guatemala

The entire Atitlan Lake, which is ten miles at its widest, was formed thousands of years ago in the crater of a massive volcano. It’s so deep, over a mile down, that many scuba divers wonder if some rare marine creature will emerge one day. The lake,

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Travel Guide for the Costa Rica Caribbean Beaches

Travel Guide for the Costa Rica Caribbean Beaches

This is a quick guide of the bohemian beach area in the southern area Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. It used to be inhabited only by banana plantations workers but now with tourism and the eco-friendly movement the main income from locals has completely

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Facts and Information About San Jose City Costa Rica

Facts and Information About San Jose City Costa Rica

San Jose is normally just a stopover after you fly into the international airport and move on to your next destination. But this pulsating cultural capital of Costa Rica so much more than that. In it, you will find museums, theaters, delicious international

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Travel Guide for the Guatemala Highlands and Facts

Travel Guide for the Guatemala Highlands and Facts

The Verapaces, Central Guatemalan Highlands, are mountainous regions with cloud forests, El Biotopo del Quetzal – where you’ll find the Resplendent Quetzal, the gorgeous national monument of Guatemala Semuc Champey, and a number of incredible

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5 Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Antigua Guatemala

5 Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Antigua Guatemala

I have mentioned before how small Antigua Guatemala is. But for those who don’t know, it is a teeny tiny colonial city with only 10 square blocks. Sometimes people think that because of that Antigua has nothing to do or see but old buildings. Well, that

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Everything You Need to Know About Traveling to the Guatemala Caribbean Coast

Everything You Need to Know About Traveling to the Guatemala Caribbean Coast

Do you know What makes this area so special? It’s the different water cruise adventures to be had: A beautiful boat tour along the Rio Dulce to visit the bustling town of Puerto Barrios then sail on over to the isolated, Caribbean funky town of

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Spotlight Guatemala – Filadelfia Coffee Resort & Spa in Antigua Guatemala

Spotlight Guatemala – Filadelfia Coffee Resort & Spa in Antigua Guatemala

This time I want to take you to a beautiful resort located five minutes away from Antigua Guatemala called Filadelfia Coffee Resort & Spa. This is a gorgeous, family friendly hotel with colonial decoration located in the middle of a coffee plantation.

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