Blog Posts - Central America



The 10 Best Places to Travel & Experience in Latin America

The Happy Nomad Latin America is such a huge and unbelievably diverse region, it’s hard to boil all of its must-see beauty into one list. That said, we’ve done our best to help you figure out how to plan... by Bamba Experien...
by The Happy Nomad on Dec 13, 2016

Reader’s Q & A: Should I Travel To El Salvador

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure. -William Feather   Hola, Hello everyone! Welcome to another edition of Reader’s Q & A. It is always a pleasure for me to receive mail from my readers who live in the f...
by Traveller Soul on Dec 8, 2016

Crazy Snorkelling with Sharks and Rays on Caye Caulker

The Happy Nomad On the island of Caye Caulker we awoke to the sounds of birds chirping and the smell of the salty ocean breeze. Today we were going on a snorkel day trip from the island... by Katie Zellhoefer | Crazy Snorkelling with Shar...
by The Happy Nomad on Dec 3, 2016

Amazing Cuba

The Happy Nomad Cuba is the biggest Caribbean island and definitely the most unique. You might already know how different it is from reading some articles online or watching some programs about it, but once you get... by Diego Garcia | Am...
by The Happy Nomad on Sep 3, 2016

How to Feel Good Living Abroad

The Happy Nomad This is it… here I am, ready to take off  for Mexico City. Anxious, stressed, curious, happy–a mix of feelings floods over me. I’m leaving my beloved country… The arrival in Mexico he euphoria,......
by The Happy Nomad on Aug 6, 2016

Mexico Roadblocks: Protesters Cut Access to Oaxaca and Chiapas

The Happy Nomad MEXICO ROADBLOCKS, following more than a month of protest, Teachers Union leaders are keeping roadblocks in at least eight points of the popular tourist state of Oaxaca as part of their demonstrations against sweeping... b...
by The Happy Nomad on Jul 16, 2016

Ancient temple of Mexican Otomi Indians damaged

Assailants have damaged an ancient Otomi Indian religious site in Mexico, toppling stone structures used as altars, breaking carved stones and scattering offerings of flowers, fruit and paintings at the remote mountain shrine known as Mayonihka or Me...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 1, 2016

Pura Vida in Costa Rica

The Happy Nomad On my recent trip to Costa Rica, I had just one clear and pressing objective: to meet a sloth. But this tropical paradise has so many incredible sights and experiences to offer, even if... by Haley Zaremba | Pura Vida in C...
by The Happy Nomad on Jun 28, 2016

Top Luxury Activities in Costa Rica

Okay okay enough about Costa Rica I hear you say… my last post I promise. But I saved the best till last!  Of course I didn’t just eat (and drink) my way around the Four Seasons resort or lounge around pools and private beaches ...
by Eppie on Jun 21, 2016

72 Hours in Granada, Nicaragua

With its fine colonial architecture, Spanish heritage and stunning natural surroundings, Granada, the oldest city in Central America, is enjoying a renaissance. Due to its war torn past Nicaragua is still one...
by Get In the Hot Spot on Jun 20, 2016

Fine Steak & Popsicle Bellinis at The Four Seasons Costa Rica

In my previous post, I did a ‘blog tour’ on my stay at the Four Seasons in Costa Rica. Throughout my stay, I was wined and dined at the resort’s best restaurants, sampling some of their finest dishes… so welcome to my longest...
by Eppie on Jun 16, 2016

A Luxurious Stay at the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica

As soon as I found out that I had been invited to stay at the Four Seasons Resort in Costa Rica, I immediately began to imaginably Photoshop myself lounging on their private beaches, taking in dip in the turquoise pools and sipping cocktails in the w...
by Eppie on Jun 14, 2016

Santo Domingo Vacation

Going on vacation. A Santo Domingo vacation. What better place to visit? Santo Domingo is in the Dominican Republic. Just the sound of that sound romantic and mysterious. And while a Santo Domingo... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Travel on May 30, 2016

17 of the World’s Most Extraordinary National Parks

Yellowstone was the world’s first national park. As the US National Park Service turns 100 years old this year, people from around the country (and globe) are flocking to these iconic reserves. US National Parks now number more than 400 and welcome...
by Viator Travel Blog on May 25, 2016

A Biodiverse Paradise: Outdoor Adventures in Honduras

Honduras is one of the many corners of the globe that suffers in tourism thanks in large part to international perception. Bullets! Crime! Gangs! Drugs! This all leaves the average traveler envisioning a country where foreigners (in this case, mainly...
by Viator Travel Blog on May 4, 2016

6 Activities Millennial Travellers Spend Money On

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers Following your friends’ adventures and nights out at the most chic clubs in famous cities around the world on Facebook and Instagram is a fun past time, but there is nothing like experiencing...
by The Happy Nomad on May 2, 2016

6 Activities Millennial Travellers Would Rather Do Than Party

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers Following your friends’ adventures and nights out at the most chic clubs in famous cities around the world on Facebook and Instagram is a fun past time, but there is nothing like experiencing...
by The Happy Nomad on May 2, 2016

Discover Puebla: Natural & Cultural Paradise

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers Puebla, nestled in the centre of Mexico and under the imposing presence of the Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes, opens its doors to visitors and boasts its titles: heroic, because it was the v...
by The Happy Nomad on Apr 30, 2016

Where to Go in May: 20 Great Spots for a Shoulder Season Trip

Whether you've had enough of the April showers and need a travel respite, or you're trying to hit the tail end of the shoulder season or just itching to add a new stamp to your passport, May is an excellent month to hit the road. Almost no matter whe...
by Viator Travel Blog on Apr 29, 2016

Nevado de Toluca Trek Experience

The Happy Nomad - for Backpackers by Backpackers The Nevado de Toluca Volcano, also named Xinantécatl (“naked man” in Nahuatl) is one of the four highest Mexican peaks and is also considered as a sacred mountain because of important archaeologic...
by The Happy Nomad on Apr 19, 2016


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