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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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Things to do in Guatemala with Kids – How about a Museum?

Educating kids in a fun and inspiring manner takes too much effort that I don’t seem to have nor do I know how to do the stimulating on my own. That’s why it’s always good to have an outlet, a … Continue reading

Don’t Know What to do in Guatemala – How about Going to a Race Track?

Doing out-of-the-norm attractions can be the absolute most rewarding and amusing fun one can have either while traveling or where you live. That is exactly what we did. Cause, quite frankly, I am officially out of ideas of things to … Continue reading

A Romantic Getaway for Parents (Sans Kids) in Antigua

What would be the perfect birthday gift to the Papa of my children? How about an escape from Papa duties to enjoy a romantic getaway with the Mama of his children. Without extended family nearby, we aren’t able to go … Continue reading

Overlooked Places to Visit in Guatemala – Monterrico

Places to Visit in Guatemala When visiting Guatemala the usual suspects of places to visit are: Antigua, Lake Atitlan, and Tikal. If you’re adventurous and have more time next on the list would be: Rio Dulce, Livingston, Lanquin and Semuc … Continue reading

Releasing Baby Turtles – Monterrico, Guatemala

Have you ever had a chance to hold a tiny creature in your hand? Feel it squirm around, move its little legs and hands, tickle the palm of your hand. From September to February, every day, CECON (Conservation Center of Studies … Continue reading

Michelada Mix on a Hot Monterico Day – Guatemala

Monterrico, Guatemala is known for beaches, drinking, hot hot days, mosquitos and turtle releasing. During our last trip to Monterrico, while the boys were running around discovering the tiny village, we discovered a new bottled drink – Michelada Dorada Draft … Continue reading

Pizza Grizzly – Oldest Theme Restaurant in Guatemala

Since living in Guatemala one of the biggest challenges we have had was finding good pizza. We have tasted every pizza made in Antigua and simply are not pleased. Isn’t pizza supposed to be an easy thing to make? Apparently … Continue reading

IRTRA, Guatemala – Theme Park on a Rainy Day – Kids Still Have a Blast

Going to a theme park is a big deal in my house.  Not sure why, but it usually takes a lot of preparation to head on over there. A few rules – we never go during high season or weekends, … Continue reading

How to Have a Cheap Nicaragua Vacation

Traveling can sometimes get expensive, especially if you take along the whole family. Luckily there are still a couple of things that can be done save when traveling, or places to visit that are free or cheap. All you need … Continue reading

River Rafting Tours in Guatemala

If you love the excitement of river rafting tours, whatever your skill level (class I – IV+) there is a right river in Guatemala for your adventure. There are many beautiful scenic routes perfect for adventure rafting and underground cave … Continue reading

Popular Active and Inactive 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

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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