Central America Travel Articles

 
Surfing Costa Rica’s Southern Nicoya Peninsula
Surfing Costa Rica’s Southern Nicoya Peninsula Costa Rica´s southern Nicoya Peninsula is home to some of the world’s best surf. On a recent trip, Beverly Gallagher discovered that this is one major surf destination where pros and beginners mingle.
A Journey to Peace in Playa Negra, Costa Rica
A Journey to Peace in Playa Negra, Costa Rica Emily Starbuck Crone, a stressed out writer from Austin, leaves her busy life behind to explore yoga, meditation, and pura vida in the jungles of rural Costa Rica.
7 Wet and Wild Ways to Experience Costa Rica
7 Wet and Wild Ways to Experience Costa Rica Costa Rica has quickly risen to become one of the top travel destinations in the world, with much of its draw due to the country's water sports that can be enjoyed almost any time of year. Spencer Spellman tells us where, when and how you can experience them.
Bienbenidos a Nicaragua
Bienbenidos a Nicaragua 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.
New Rule: Don’t Climb a Volcano While It’s Erupting – Pacaya, Guatemala
New Rule: Don’t Climb a Volcano While It’s Erupting – Pacaya, Guatemala Pacaya is an active volcano in Guatemala that thousands of people climb every year. Daniel Reynolds Riveiro just happened to be on top of it when it began erupting.
An Afternoon in Antigua
An Afternoon in Antigua Sometimes, you know you may not get a second chance. Tyrel Nelson forges on despite a nasty illness, and says the memories were well worth any discomfort.
Five Days in Costa Rica
Five Days in Costa Rica Some much to see, so little time...that is Costa Rica in a nutshell. Join Patrick and Katrina Foster on a whirlwind jaunt to Arenal and the cloudforests of Monteverde and Santa Elena.
Copan, the Athens of Western Honduras
Copan, the Athens of Western Honduras Copan is one of the better Mayan ruins, on the Honduran-Gautemala border and it's a regular part of the triangular traveler's trail from Antigua to Copan and thence Roatan. Michael Paladin gives five great reasons to visit.
Central America on $25 a day: Enjoy an Exotic Destination on a Tight Budget
Central America on $25 a day: Enjoy an Exotic Destination on a Tight Budget If you are looking for a new adventure but your budget is limited you might think about Central America. Julie Blakley pulled off a long trip on minimal funds and here she shares some expert advice.
Homestays in Central America: Save Money With a Deep Cultural Experience
Homestays in Central America: Save Money With a Deep Cultural Experience Finding homestays in Central America isn't always easy, but Oliver Jacques says it can be cheap and extremely rewarding if you get lucky.