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5 Unbelievable Things You Can Do in Bolivia

In 2015, Bolivia was the third least visited country in South America. But the heart of South America has so much to offer to those who come to explore the complicated backdrop of rich colors and diverse landscapes. Consider just five things that await you in Bolivia.


Visiting the Mayan Ruins in Mexico

The Mayans were a widespread and sophisticated culture that spanned much of Central America, and persisted for thousands of years. The Maya left beyond extensive stone ruins in Mexico, which provide tourists with a fascinating look at a their great civilization.


The Best Time to Travel to Costa Rica

The rainy season is the best time to travel to Costa Rica. Here are my three reasons why.


3 Excursions in Costa Rica You Don't Want to Miss Out On

These excursions include the Congo Trail Zip Lining tour, Palo Verde Boat tour, Guanacaste Pineapple Park tour, exploring Liberia in Guanacaste, and the Sensoria rainforest tour.


Visiting Guatemala, the Land of Eternal Spring

Looking for your next vacation spot? How about a place with great weather and amazing scenery that's probably cheaper than a trip through Europe? How about Guatemala? Here are some places you should definitely go.


Visiting Costa Rica for 2 Weeks With No Itinerary (Detailed Budget Included)

I went on a trip to Costa Rica for the first time in June of 2018 with no itinerary and found some amazing spots to check out. But there are some critical steps to take to ensure you make the most of your time and money. I have included tips and a detailed list of my expenses to help you budget.


See Rio on a Tight Budget

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—one of the most beautiful cities in the world and a top destination for travelers—can be surprisingly inexpensive to tour. In this article, you will learn how to make the most of a small budget in this gorgeous city.


Travel Costa Rica and Panama

Fun, budget-friendly travel ideas for young adventurers planning a trip to central america. #travel #wanderlust #backpacking #explore #panama #costarica #nightlife


Tour Machu Picchu, Peru, Lost City of the Incas

Planning to go to Machu Picchu in Peru? This article will help you figure out how to get there and whether or not you can afford it, while the photos will show you why you should go.


Suriname Travel Destinations & Wildlife: Through the Beating Heart of the Amazon

A comprehensive guide to travel destinations and wildlife of Suriname.


How to Book Your Amazon Rainforest Tour - Marasha Nature Reserve

A 3 day tour into the exotic Amazon rainforest. Experiences, advice and tips plus photographs of Marasha Reserve. What to expect when you book a tour from the Colombian town of Leticia.


Make the Most of Your Day Out in Sao Paulo: 20 Things to Do and See

Plan a day out in Brazil's largest city using taxis, buses and the Metro. Stay safe and get to where you want to be. Sao Paulo has great museums, art galleries, restaurants and parks, plus local markets.


Amazon Boat Cruise: A 1,000-Mile Trip From Tabatinga to Manaus in Brazil

Learn all about my 4-day river cruise down the mighty Amazon river in Brazil, including information, tips and a personal view on the biggest river system on the planet.


Five Brazilian Habits Americans Will Never Understand

There are some Brazilian customs that Americans will simply never understand. One is tossing flowers into the ocean on New Year's Eve. Another is showering multiple times a day. Find out more here!


Honduras Off The Beaten Path - San Juancito and La Tigra

Every year many tourists and adventurers come to experience one of the world's few remaining pristine natural biological habitats, but most never see the historical gem of San Juancito.


Folk Art of Honduras

Art is a creation of the soul, and a soulful people will always create art. Honduras has an abundance of both.


10 Things I Love About Living in Costa Rica

To celebrate my three year anniversary as an expat in Costa Rica, I wanted to share with everyone my list of 10 things I love most about living in Costa Rica. Here is my list in no particular order.


Exotic Flower Photos From Costa Rica

Exotic flowers photos from plants seen primarily around the volcanoes Rincon La Vieja and Miravalles. Locations and identities are given when known.


Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: Travel Advice and Tour Recommendations

Tips and suggestions to make the world-famous walk to Machu Picchu the trip of a lifetime


How to Obtain a Brazil Tourist Visa Quickly

All you need to know about obtaining a Brazil visa: requirements, processing times, fees, a step-by-step guide, and a list of Brazil consulates in the US.


A Guide to the Perfect Family Vacation in the Pucon Area of Chile

A trip to the Pucon Area of Chile could be the family vacation of a lifetime. This article contains all you need to plan your vacation, including travel advice and suggestions for activities and places to stay.

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Weather in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Know the weather in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, so you can plan your vacation to this region during the best times. Most of the year is great to vacation, but there are two months that are rainy.


Flower Photos From Costa Rica

The countryside of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is full of colorful flowers. Here you will find a gallery of photos of these flowers, some of which I have not yet been able to identify.