Central America

This tropical sub-continent is a playground for travellers! Whether you’re into trekking, beaches, volcanoes, culture, ruins or wildlife, you’ll find it all here. Central America is technically comprised of 7 countries, but for ease of menu searching, we’ve also included Mexico and the Caribbean to this category. We’ll be adding more and more countries to this section…stay tuned!

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Top 5 Best Punta Cana Beaches

If you’re looking for the perfect beach holiday complete with swaying palm trees, glistening turquoise waters, and blindingly white sand, look no further than the Caribbean. There are numerous islands to visit in the region, but The Dominican Republic is especially popular with North American travellers looking for a luxurious all-inclusive vacation in Punta Cana. ...
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Top Things To Do in Antigua, Guatemala

Guatemala’s top tourist destination is the captivating colonial city of Antigua. It has a rare charm that will mesmerize and leave you utterly speechless. There are a myriad of things that make Antigua so special. The vibrantly coloured buildings, the impressive colonial architecture, the infectious Guatemalan culture and the stunning scenery are just a few. ...
Top 5 Lesser Known Dive Sites In The Caribbean Sea

Top 5 Lesser Known Dive Sites In The Caribbean Sea

As an avid diver and someone who has lived and travelled in the Caribbean for almost two years, I’ve done my fair share of diving in these waters. The coral and sea life in this region is astounding, with brilliantly colored soft corals, large fish and mammal species, plus plenty of turtles and invertebrates as ...
Travelling to Lake Atitlán, Guatemala: A Guide to The Villages

Travelling to Lake Atitlán, Guatemala: A Guide to The Villages

Lake Atitlán, Guatemala has long been a popular hangout for hippies, backpackers, expats and travellers. And, after living on the lake for two months in early 2015, we can definitely see why! There’s just something about Lake Atitlán that gets under your skin, and ultimately makes it very difficult to leave. Lago de Atitlán as it’s known ...
Travelling to Lake Atitlán, Guatemala: A Guide to The Villages

The Cost of Living on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

As digital nomads, we’re constantly browsing the web in search of somewhere to live, unpack and put down some temporary roots. We do our research and try to source out costs and amenities before moving, but rarely do we find exact costs of basic, every day items. Surely, these are the things that people want ...
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Experiencing Easter in Guatemala – With No Bunny in Sight

Growing up in Canada, Easter consisted of waking up, grabbing our colourful baskets and setting off to scour the backyard for plastic eggs filled with jellybeans and chocolates! The commercials on TV always had a cute, furry bunny hopping around, and the malls were filled with eggs and bunnies in candy form. When we moved out to ...