Central America is such a small slither of land that many indie travelers forget to put it on their travel plan, which is a shame as it has some of the best sights in Latin America. In two parts, Jo Fitzsimons explains how to plan an extended trip in Central America with part 2 covering Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.
The Caribbean has all the trappings of an exotic travel destination, but if you want to avoid the crowds and costs, Jo Fitzsimons recommends you approach the Caribbean from another side - Central America.
Traveling is more than just the locations, it's also the way of getting from one place to another and what happens during those trips. Whether good or bad, it's always surprising and always unforgettable. Even the Honduran – Nicaraguan border crossing.
If you're looking to get off the beaten track and experience a place less traveled this year, Victoria Brewood has compiled a list of some of the countries that are less visited by tourists but still very much worth visiting.