Surfing Costa Rica: How My Best Right Nearly Went Very Wrong

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Scott Dye finds that the most rewarding moments of travel can come in the midst of challenges.

Road Tripping Mexico’s Yucatan: 7 Must See Stops

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Go beyond Cancun with these Mexican road-trip stops. Are you ready to get off the beaten track?

How a Hurricane Showed One Traveler Cuba’s Heart

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Just before her 30th birthday, Lilli Boland found herself in Cuba with a local family, riding out the hurricane that devastated Havana.

Big Shots – Guns, Gangs and UN Agents in Haiti

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I was looking for a ship to get away from the island, but found myself in one of the most dangerous places on Earth instead.

6 Exciting Things to Do in Arenal, Costa Rica – Where the Volcano Blows!

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Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica is beautiful, with a slightly dangerous edge. Deborah McCague shares why it’s worth the risk and 6 exciting things to do while you’re in the area –everything from relaxing in hot springs near the Volcano to zip-lining over the cloud forest canopy.

Caribbean Without the Cost: 5 Great Beach Spots in Latin America

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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.

7 Wet and Wild Ways to Experience Costa Rica

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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.

Travel Central America: Honduras to Panama

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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 Ultimate Guide to Travel in Central America

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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 1 covering Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

Indie Travel in Guatemala for $25 Per Day

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The secret is out: in the past few years, indie travelers have started to discover the magical country of Guatemala. There is so much happening in Guatemala, from active volcanoes to beautiful Central American art, that even the shortest trip will lead to new discoveries, and will have you planning a return before you have even left.