Central America Travel Tips

Looking for places to visit in Central America? We share our tips on best things to do in Australia including travel costs and itinerary ideas including Costa Rica and Guatemala.

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Exciting Things to Do in Costa Rica

By Craig Makepeace | June 20, 2012

Looking for tips on the best things to do in Costa Rica? As part of our Travel Tips series we interviewed Bohemian Mom who lived in Costa Rica for 5 years and had a home base in Atenas, which […]

Antigua, Guatemala

What to Do in Antigua, Guatemala

By Craig Makepeace | May 15, 2012

Is Antigua, Guatemala on your bucket list? As part of our “City Guides” series, we interviewed Marina K. Villatoro who has been been living in Antigua since 2009. Marina shares with us her insider travel tips and […]

Me and the nicest guy in Guatemala in the TransMetro station

Experiencing the Best and Worst Guatemala Has to Offer in One Weekend

By Craig Makepeace | November 15, 2011

By Adam from Happiness Plunge Guatemala is known for its nice people and its high crime rate, especially in Guatemala City. In one weekend I got to experience both extremes. But there is a funny […]

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3 Reasons Not to Live in Costa Rica (and 3 Reasons You Should Move There Now!)

By Craig Makepeace | October 18, 2011

It took a while for my husband and I to pluck up the courage to sell our house and most of our belongings then move to Costa Rica, a continent we’d never visited before with a […]

How to Choose a Spanish School in Guatemala

By Craig Makepeace | July 12, 2011

During my three short weeks in Guatemala, I spent most of my time learning Spanish in both Antigua and Quetzaltenango (Xela). It can be hard choosing a Spanish school in Guatemala- there are so many […]