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

Family friendly attractions, hotels and restaurants.

Living in Guatemala – School for Athletes in Antigua Guatemala – It is Free!

Working out is one of the activities I have enjoyed for a long time. It makes me feel great. Bue even like that I never took it as a serious thing. I simply enjoyed my time at the gym at that was it. How I Got into Running But then in august 2014 my brother […]

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Monterrico Beach – Finding an Ideal Beach House Rental

Beaches and Guatemala can be a bit of a complexity for me. Now that I’m traveling with my family, and have become addicted to vacation rentals, finding the right one is not all that easy. My Prerequisites for a Beach House Rental: Private Pool – this has become my latest necessity. Staying in the comfort […]

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Review of the Base Camp Hoodie Base Layer by Woolx

I love being outdoors, trekking and mountaineering. Nature gives me peace and having a good set of friends to do it with makes it all better. Luckily I have endless options in my country.  There is always something new and fun to do in the middle of nature. This time we were going to spend […]

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Where to Eat in Roatan and Utila, Honduras – 4 Restaurant Recommendations

I get tons of questions from my readers about where to eat in each of the places I visit. So here is a compilation of four options that you will find when you visit the Bay Islands on Honduras. But before you go on reading, keep in mind that in here you won’t find huge, luxurious […]

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Honduras Road Trip – Copan to San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba

Because Central America is such a relatively small place it is perfect for driving around to the different destinations. This is something that my family and I have been able to do and enjoyed. We have been to many places around the region in our small car. One of the routes that I am sure […]

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4 Restaurants to Visit in Costa Rica – Arenal and San Jose

Back when I lived in Costa Rica I was able to do a lot of exploring. I also went back a couple of years ago to enjoy once more what it has to offer. During this time I was able to visit many restaurants. Out of all of them a few stood out to me for […]

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Where to Eat in Guatemala- 6 Restaurant Recommendations

I have lived in Guatemala for many years and have taken the time to explore it. Most of my readers know this so I get tons of emails every day asking for all sorts of tips and recommendations. One of the most common questions is, where do I go for a good meal? So I […]

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6 of the Best Restaurants – Leon and Granada, Nicaragua

Whenever I plan a trip to a new place I like to search for restaurants that can provide amazing and unique experiences that will make us remember our time in that country or city. Plus, I often get questions about the best places to eat in the places I visit. So I came up with […]

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4 El Salvador Restaurants on the Beach

The beaches of El Salvador are well known among surfers. Some say that they are the best surf spots of Central America. After hearing that I decided to take my family there to see what it was all about. Plus, they are not too far away from the Guatemalan border. We have since been to […]

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Hotel San Carlos – Elegance and Convenience – Guatemala City

Every time my family and I go the US Embassy in Guatemala City we pass this gorgeous European style house. After several trips, I finally had a chance to find out what the place was all about it and it turns out it was a hotel. On a romantic weekend away from the kiddies, my husband and […]

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Romantic Escape to La Inmaculada Hotel in Guatemala City

Believe it or not, even though living in Antigua, Guatemala sounds romantic it’s similar to everywhere else you live. It becomes commonplace and after a while it’s great to get away for the weekend. And an even bigger treat when you can get away with your partner, sans kids. Guatemala City is probably the closest […]

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Working Farm Holidays – La Ruta del Yalu in Guatemala

Going fishing for trout was a huge attraction when we lived in Costa Rica. We used to take our oldest boy all the time. You can catch your fish and then have the restaurant make it to your liking, usually fried. Now that my youngest son is five years old he’s got bit by the fishing […]

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West Bay Roatan – Photo Tour

Finding where to visit on Roatan is not an easy task. When you start doing research you will have tons of options fly in your face. You can either have a taste of many parts, if you don’t mind the moving around, or settle on one. We did the many parts, but by far our […]

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A Quick Photo Tour of Utila Honduras

Utila is the smallest island of the three Bay Islands of Honduras and is known to be the second best place in the world to get your divers certificate. Best as in the price is really low and the reef is truly amazing. Here are photos to capture the feel of this tiny island. Boats […]

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West End Roatan – A Tiny Town on a Large Island

Roatan Island is the largest of the three Bay Islands in Honduras. Even though there really isn’t such a thing as a capital of the island, West End is by far the largest town and most likely where you can get most of your essentials. If you’re not staying in West End, the best fun […]

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7 Things to Do in Tamarindo – Costa Rica Travel

With outdoor eco-adventures, snorkelling, sport fishing, sailing, hiking, yoga, tennis, golf and nightlife, Tamarindo offers lots of opportunities for a fun-filled adventure. Here’s a list of the 7 top things to do when traveling in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Nature and Wildlife Tours. From spotting monkeys in the jungle, to flying across the tree canopy to […]

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Luxury Camping, Nature Fun Just Minutes from Guatemala City

The one thing my oldest son keeps asking me over and over again is to camp. This may sound like an easy thing to do, but when you’re living in Guatemala safety and amenities are a huge component to good camping. After tons of research for a place that didn’t require long distance driving or even […]

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Paredon Surf House in Guatemala – A Great Escape

Getting away to beaches in Guatemala can be quite challenging. Most of them have too high of a riptide to enjoy. However, even though Guatemala isn’t really known for the swimming beaches, it is, surprisingly, known for surfing. Crazy, right? Well, that’s kind of the beauty of it. Guatemala has fantastic waves and breaks that surfers would […]

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Real Homemade Italian Cooking – La Fattoria Restaurant, Guatemala City

When I was in high school I had a really close friend who was old school Italian. When I say Old School, I mean her parents were off the boat with all the old traditions in tact. Her mother reminded me of The Godfather’s wife (Don Corleone). This was most true in her cooking. Honestly, […]

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Dining and Art in the Most Unique Restaurant of Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala, in my opinion, is a central hub for restaurants of all sorts of gastronomical experiments.  And, when one lives in Antigua it is easy to experience most of them since the town is so small. And even though there are a ton of restaurants, only a handful are truly worth going to and returning […]

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