Central America Travel

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With such bounty, keeping the soil healthy is key. How does the Blancaneaux team do it? Compost, compost, compost! During a private garden tour, I learned about the resort's super soil practices, large-scale compost strategy, and gardening techniques.
4. There are tons of casual volcanos to climb. Especially awesome is Concepción Volcano, which is still active. (Don't worry
Jafet Glissant was 14 years old when he joined Ciudad de Dios, a gang named after Cidade de Deus, the Brazilian film about street gangs in Rio de Janeiro. Today, he's a tour guide with Fortaleza Tours.
Many travelers skip past San Jose and head straight for the nation's lush interior or sandy beaches, but I found lots of visuals to enjoy in San Jose.
During my most recent visit I couldn't resist the opportunity (or the peer pressure) to join in one of the adventure travel experiences that has helped to make this Central American nation famous.
San Jose is the nation's hub for arts and culture, with an array of small galleries and creative shops, as well as larger cultural institutions and museums, most of which are within walking distance of each other.
We wondered what was up, and the answer was a bit surprising, most of the ropes can be traced back to a couple of 9-year-old girls. What? That's right, two kids with a big idea had a huge impact on the ecosystem of the region.
3. We're meh about Rio de Janiero, but we're loving Salvador. Rio has been all the rage lately, with the World Cup coming
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Maybe your cruise ship docked for only a day in Belize. If so, book the next flight you can back to this breathtaking Central American country. Its 9,000 square miles has an abundance of adventures to offer and is often overlooked by travelers.
Since inspiration is the first step in any unforgettable journey, we've looked at recommendations from our community of travelers to find those far-flung cabins, huts, lodges, and tents where you can shack up far from the worries of the outside world.
PLACENCIA, Belize – Wake up at Turtle Inn, the Francis Ford Coppola resort in Placencia, a sleepy Creole fishing village
Will he give us a taste, Oscar asks? The man will not.
In Panama City, high rise steel looms over tin roofs and street vendors compete with fancy restaurants, where the country's namesake hats don't look a bit out of place.
You had me at, "Hola, guapa."
As we explored the ruins, we were treated to more wildlife. A group of playful Howler monkeys swung in the trees around the ruins.
Unless every vacation you take involves lying on the beach, there's a lot to be learned while traveling. We rounded up some of the most compelling (and popular) destinations for an edu-vacation.