Our trip to Guatemala exceeded our expectations in so many ways. Not only is it a gorgeous country with beautiful scenery and the most amazing ruins, but we also found the roads and infrastructure to be very good for travelers and the people to be super friendly and hospitable. As with everywhere, there are placesContinue reading “5 Things to Do in Guatemala”
Roatan is part of the Bay Islands, which are located in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Honduras. This island quickly became one of our favorite places in the world to unwind. From Washington, D.C., it’s a quick flight to Miami and then another quick flight directly to Roatan. A 25 minute and $25Continue reading “Roatán: West Bay or West End? Here’s Everything You Need to Know”
We all have our wish list of places in the world that we want to see sooner rather than later and most of us also operate on a time and money budget. So these three destinations may not rank high on your list of places to visit, but we want to tell you why theyContinue reading “3 Off-the-Beaten-Path Travel Destinations You Must See”
Many times, when international travelers set out to explore Central America, they start with Costa Rica and Belize. Perhaps they check out the Tikal ruins in Guatemala and the beaches of Roatan, Honduras and Bocas del Toro, Panama. The adventurous wanderer might continue on to Nicaragua’s colonial city, Granada, or island beauty, Ometepe. Us, too!Continue reading “5 Tips for Traveling to El Tunco, El Salvador”
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Roatan. The island is so beautiful, and the people were so kind. We tried out scuba diving for the first time and swam and snorkeled every day in the most outstanding waters. What a beautiful way to spend LiAnn’s 40th birthday!
We travel a lot. I know, right, you’ve met us. Anyway, I wanted hubby’s birthday to be extra special—so I let him pick where we went for once 😝 I have to admit the Belizean islands that we visited were very touristy, but sometimes that’s a welcome change and we definitely had a wonderful time.Continue reading “Belize! Touristy but Amazing”
The world is more accessible than some people think, and traveling through its great lands helps us to see that we are all one big tribe with the same hopes and fears. The idea of world travel is exciting–it can be scary and costly too. BUT it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how we hadContinue reading “Got a friend? Go to Nicaragua for $1k each”
We ended our Nicaraguan adventure in Granada–a busy town with a colonial feel, great restaurants and close volcanoes. We even got to see flowing lava at the Masaya Volcano. Super cool!
When we arrived at Finca Montania Sagrada, we were greeted by about 5 lovely little chihuahuas, two bigger dogs and a few cats. We were hungry after the somewhat long journey from San Juan del Sur, so after we checked in, we headed down the hill to get some lunch. We stopped at Margarita’s restaurant,Continue reading “We stayed at an amazing finca on Ometepe, Nicaragua”
Our stay at the finca (farm) on Isla de Ometepe has been an absolutely phenomenal experience. The nearly 3-hour car-boat-4×4 trek was well worth it. Here’s how we got there from San Juan del Sur.