Category: Latin America

Sunset Tides in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio National Park is located in the Puntarenas Province in Southwest Costa Rica.

Magical Tikal, Guatemala

The Mayan people left a huge mark on parts of Central America.

Costa Rica & Guatemala: Natural and Cultural Treasures

Central America is one of the most unique regions in the world. Any visit reveals a compelling blend of Mesoamerican cultures, Spanish colonialism, and a lush and untouched wilderness where you can experience mountain rainforests […]

The Past and the Present in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia is a vibrant and exciting city located on the northern coast of South America, facing the Caribbean Sea.

Nicaragua Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Nicaragua Is Ready for Its Close-Up Time is a relative concept in Nicaragua. In a matter of a few hours, you can peer into the primeval mouth of an active volcano, still bubbling after its […]

Ometepe Island: “Steeped in Slumber”

“They look so isolated from the world and its turmoil— so tranquil, so dreamy, so steeped in slumber and eternal repose.” –Mark Twain, on seeing the twin volcanoes of Concepción and Maderas on Ometepe Island […]

7 Reasons Granada Should Be on Your Travel List

Sometimes called “La Gran Sultana,” or The Grand Sultan, for its Moorish-Andalusian aura, Granada is one of Central America’s best-preserved cities. Its setting on Lake Nicaragua is stunning, and its colonial-era buildings do, in fact, […]

Peru’s Natural and Cultural Splendor

There are few places where nature, culture and history converge as seamlessly as Peru. The past was shaped by geography here and lost cultures are literally etched in the massive carved stones of the ancients. […]

The Many Curiosities of Cotopaxi

Soaring more than 19,000 feet above sea level, Volcán Cotopaxi, the mighty Cotopaxi Volcano, is one of the world’s highest volcanoes, and it takes the record as the planet’s tallest continuously active peak. Ecuadorians are […]

Experience the Ecuadorian Amazon Up Close

High in the Ecuadorian Andes, underground springs bubble up from deep in the earth. As tiny streams trickle through the forest, they combine with snowmelt and mix with the volcanic clay of eastern Ecuador. These […]