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.

Life on Rio Dulce – It’s Not as Dulce (Sweet) as it Looks

Rio Dulce is better known as the Amazon of Guatemala. And for good reason. It’s lush, full of water canals, a rain forest and full of amazing birds and wildlife. It is also a place for fishermen and local people. … Continue reading

Wanna See What Punta Manabique in Guatemala Looks Like?

I’d love to show you what the real Punta Manabique looks like, but the waves were way too choppy for us to get to it. So instead we got to another area which is a deserted island like spot. It had … Continue reading

Salsa Classes – Antigua, Guatemala

I’m not a big dancer. I was into clubbing when I was younger. And loved dancing. But actual classes were never something I aspired to take. Buttttt…. When in Antigua… I went a different route. We actually did a private … Continue reading

Experience Guatemala City Street Fair Like Local

I’m a huge fan of street fairs and local festivals. This is when all the real goodness of the country comes out to play. If you are visiting any city or country during the local festivals, my advice – go … Continue reading

Food Porn – Creativity in Antigua Guatemala – Photo Essay

When tell my friends and family about the amazing food creations we can find in Antigua Guatemala they don’t believe me. Well here’s a bit of a taste for all those that are planning on visiting this colorful colonial town. … Continue reading

Local Dishes of Costa Rica – Photo Essay

When visiting Costa Rica the number one suggestion I make to everyone  – visit a SODA, the local eatery and enjoy homemade Costa Rica food. Casado – this dish usually has beans, salad, plantains, rice and different meats, fish, chicken … Continue reading

Island Hopping in Granada, Nicaragua – Photo Essay

One of the top attractions to do when visiting the colonial city of Granada Nicaragua is go on an island tour. There are over 360 islands, and you can either do a tour, rent a boat and go island hopping. … Continue reading

Local Fishermen’s Pier in El Salvador – Photo Essay

El Salvador is one of those hidden secretive type of destinations. When staying on the coast visiting the beaches we took a day trip to the Pier in Libertad. Let me tell you, if you are in the area, this … Continue reading

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

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