Central America Travel Articles

 
6 Ways to Have an Indie Travel Experience in Guatemala
6 Ways to Have an Indie Travel Experience in Guatemala If you want to do the same old activities, but in new and interesting ways, head for Guatemala and discover something different. John Audrey Jones points in the right direction.
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A Guide to Visiting Maya Ruins in Central America (Get There While You Still Can!)
A Guide to Visiting Maya Ruins in Central America (Get There While You Still Can!) With all of the hype around the Maya Calendar predicting the end of the world on December 21, 2012, the Ruta Maya has never been so popular. Believer or not in the doomsday predictions, Jo Fitzsimons plots a route through 10 of the most impressive sites from Mexico down to El Salvador.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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