Category: Central America

Visit Central America

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.

Cano Island, Costa Rica – Photo Essay

Cano Island is considered to have the best snorkeling in the country. It’s located off of the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica about a two hour boat ride from Drake Bay and Sierpe. You can only get here by boat … Continue reading

Travel To Central America – Video of the Week

Central America has so much to offer! Where do you want to go: Costa Rica Guatemala El Salvador Honduras Nicaragua Panama Belize

Eating Out – Pita Stlye

My son is extremely difficult to please when it comes to food. He is without a doubt the pickiest eaters. While traveling in Honduras a lovely boutique hotel in copan– Yat Balam – invited us for  a visit and lunch. … Continue reading

Central Pacific Beaches of Costa Rica

The beaches in the Central Pacific area, starting from the southern tip of Puntarenas to north of Playa Dominical are the most visited beaches of Costa Rica. Jaco, Quepos and Manuel Antonio are also known for their tours and adventure … Continue reading

Picture This! Daily Bath – Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Local Bathing in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala For More Great Info Get Your Book NOW! .

Takalik Abaj Archaeological Park – Guatemala

Takalik Abaj is an ancient Mayan City in the Retalhuleu Department of Guatemala from the late Preclassic period, around 250 AD and is a very important site used by archaeologists to link the Mesoamerica’s first civilization, the Olmecs, with the … Continue reading

Chapin Breakfast – Guatemala’s Way to Start the Day

It’s not secret I’m married to a Guatemalan. And all my friends here are also married to Guatemalans. Unlike us western chicks who want to NOT eat the typical American breakfasts, our men can’t seem to get enough of their … Continue reading

Bet You Didn’t Know This About the 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

Picture This! Zipping through the Jungle

Canopy Tour in Antigua Guatemala For More Great Info Get Your Book NOW! .

Cultural Museums of Guatemala City

If you are interested in learning a bit more about Guatemala’s history and culture you should definitely take at least one day to explore the museums of Guatemala City. Here are some of the most interesting ones: Check out more … Continue reading

Copan in Honduras – The Main Town

Copan Ruinas, is actually the name of the town and the ruins themselves are Copan in Honduras. This town is truly one of the cutest I’d visited in a Central America. We live in Antigua, Guatemala which is the last … Continue reading

Meat Lover’s Delight – Eat Up Carinvore

Vegetarians, close your eyes and nose, cause this is a full on meat blast. We may not be visiting Argentina or Brazil, but Nicaraguans enjoy their meat just the same. Read more about the restaurants of Nicaragua. I am not … Continue reading

Costa Rica Vacation Testimonial – Family Vacation

Hi Marina, The trip was really lovely and we all had a great time. 10 days was perfect for the girls and although it rained a lot, we had plenty of things to do. In Manuel Antonio, we went to … Continue reading

Why Visit Tenorio Volcano in Costa Rica?

This volcano became a national park in 1995 and is located really close to La Fortuna tour of Costa Rica. This is the place where Blue River is born. It turns blue because of the volcanic residues. Read more info … Continue reading

Picture This! Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua

Masaya Volcano Crater, Nicaragua. For More Great Info Get Your Book NOW! .

Parks and Protected Areas of Guatemala

Guatemala has 92 protected areas making up over 28% of its national territory. Most of these protected areas were created 1990’s. Read about more places to visit and things to do in Guatemala. All volcanoes are protected areas, including biosphere … Continue reading

The Copan Ruins – Maya Ceremonial Site, Honduras

Did you know that the Copan Ruins in Honduras are considered one of the most important Maya Ceremonial cities and ruins along the Maya route. 4 Reasons why the Copan ruins are SO important in the archeological world: Find some … Continue reading

Costa Rica Family Vacation Testimonial

Hi Marina! Our trip was just absolutely wonderful! Just trying to come back down to life in the real world-wondering who is enjoying my beach chair in MA now 🙁 Absolutely everything went smoothly! All the transportation you scheduled was … Continue reading

Your Final Stop in Costa Rica – Manzanillo Beach

Is there gold at the end of the potholed road from Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica? Yeah, and you just struck it! Manzanillo is an idyllic spot for clear waters, snorkeling and pristine beaches. Check out some other cute towns you … Continue reading

Picture This! View of Antigua, Guatemala

Panoramic View of Antigua from Cerro de la Cruz, Guatemala For More Great Info Get Your Book NOW! .

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