• Travel to Panama - Episode 400
    Travel to Panama - Episode 400
  • Adventure Travel in Costa Rica - Episode 328
    Adventure Travel in Costa Rica - Episode 328
  • Travel to Honduras - Episode 291
    Travel to Honduras - Episode 291
  • Travel to Panama Canal Tour - Video Episode 40
    Travel to Panama Canal Tour - Video Episode 40
  • Biking Through Honduras, Guatemala and Belize - Episode 120
    Biking Through Honduras, Guatemala and Belize - Episode 120
 
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Travel to Central America

Travelers to Central America will find a much more stable region than the would have found a decade or so ago. While the area still has its struggles, it is also the home to a burgeoning tourism industry and the home of eco-tourism.

Book Review: “Misspelled Paradise” by Bryanna Plog

Book Review: “Misspelled Paradise” by Bryanna Plog

I volunteered to review “Misspelled Paradise” hoping it would help me prepare for a trip to Central America.  It did provide me some insights to the culture in that part of our …
Travel to Panama – Episode 400

Travel to Panama – Episode 400

Hear about travel to Panama as the Amateur Traveler talks to Chaundra from London about her recent trip to that country. She spent a week in Panama before a SilverSea’s Silver Explorer …
The Bogotá Experience − in 48 Hours

The Bogotá Experience − in 48 Hours

Back in the 90’s, you’d be hard pressed to convince anyone that Colombia might become the tourism hub that it is today. The nation has had a violent past, but many reaches …
Cloud Forest Hummingbird – Monteverde, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

Cloud Forest Hummingbird – Monteverde, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

The cloud forests of Costa Rica are not just fun to take a zip line through but also to slow down and see some of the wildlife there including this beautiful hummingbird. …
UNAM – Mexico City, Mexico – Daily Photo

UNAM – Mexico City, Mexico – Daily Photo

This is the library building at UNAM (the Autonomous University of Mexico) in Mexico City. I think this was done way before the boombox. Free Travel Insurance Quotes from Travel Guard.Amateur Traveler …
Beach Umbrella and a View – Costa Rica – Daily Photo

Beach Umbrella and a View – Costa Rica – Daily Photo

I want to be here. That’s what I think when I see an idyllic beach photo like this one from the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. I want to be here. sigh. …
3 Things to Do Underwater in Roatán, Honduras

3 Things to Do Underwater in Roatán, Honduras

Roatán, a small island off the coast of Honduras and the largest of its islands, is the first place I ever set foot in the Caribbean and I’ll never forget that breathtaking …
Crocodile Feeding Time – Rio Tarcoles, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

Crocodile Feeding Time – Rio Tarcoles, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

The Tarcoles River is filled with crocodiles. The small village of Tarcoles is near the area where the Tarcoles River meets the Pacific Ocean. There are several tour companies which will ferry …
Crocodiles From Above – Rio Tarcoles, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

Crocodiles From Above – Rio Tarcoles, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

This photo was taken last week at Rio Tarcoles in Costa Rica. Estimates put the population of these crocodiles at 200 crocodiles per square mile – hence the “no swimming” signs around …
Parrot – Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

Parrot – Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica – Daily Photo

The photo of this very beautiful and very green parrot was taken on the Isla Tortuga off the coast of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Save $50 off of any Rocket …