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

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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 many national parks and reserves that you can visit. Here a few parks and reserves […]

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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 a lot of time wondering around, shopping and visiting the restaurants and bars. There are […]

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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 and private reserves that travelers can visit. Here you will find tropical forests, beaches, cloud […]

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Hiking in Costa Rica – Tips to Find the Right Trail for You

As soon as you get to Costa Rica put on your hiking shoes, get your binoculars ready, grab a camera, and go! There is no time to lose! This is an incredibly diverse country in the heart of Central America with over 160 parks, reserves, refuges, volcanoes, sanctuaries and other conservation areas that can be […]

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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 glimpses of the resplendent Quetzal or enjoy a boat ride through the mangroves on the […]

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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 of the many rivers of Guatemala offer beautiful waterfalls. Here is a list of where […]

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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 1990. All volcanoes are protected areas, including biosphere reserves, national parks, biotopes, natural monuments, wildlife […]

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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, avid golfers get excellent greens with amazing sunsets and fabulous views while staying at a […]

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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 is delicious. However, there will be times when just finding out what they are selling is […]

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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 serve are Casados. You can get one with chicken, fish, beef or vegetarian. But the best […]

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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 a super idea! My main love for beer comes whenever visiting a country. I love […]

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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 mean, I never ever considered sending my kids to an Equestrian school since the first […]

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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 of food stands that are as varied in food as they are in character. We […]

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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 facts about Honduras Traditional Food: The most Traditional Honduras food is a Baleada which is […]

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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 Maya influence who considered, and still consider, it to be food of the Gods. So […]

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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 to Nicaragua and hit a restaurant for some eats, our first question – before what […]

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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 and definitely a must have – even just once- to enjoy the sunsets and breezes! […]

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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 all levels. Here is some info about Tubing and Rafting in Costa Rica: Whitewater Rafting […]

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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, pre-classic, classic, late classic and post classic eras. Although the ancient Maya are said to […]

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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 and rivers. One of the most things to do in Guatemala is to explore these […]

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