Guatemala is more than Tikal and Antigua. The whole country is an experience. Check out these unique things to do in Guatemala that also benefit local communities!
Ecuador is a country with a stunning and diverse landscape, but many people planning a trip there think only of the Galápagos Islands—with a stopover in Quito being a logistical afterthought. But there’s far more to Ecuador than these famous islands—and even more to discover beyond the Amazon jungle or gorgeous beaches. Check out these 4 lesser-known (but just as incredible) places to visit in Ecuador!
The ability to speak the native language of a country has a profound impact on our travel experiences. And taking a language class while traveling is one of the best ways to learn because it combines structured learning with real-world exchanges. This experiential learning is what made my language learning journey come alive while I was studying abroad, and I was excited to read about a blogging friend’s recent language learning experience in Central America. Here’s her story about a beautiful language school in Nicaragua!
Is it safe to travel to Guatemala? It’s vital to look beyond anecdotes from short-term travelers (myself included), so I turned to 6 locals—both Guatemalans and expats—to ask this question. Check out their tips in this in-depth post about travel safety in Guate!
If you’re one of the many U.S. travelers who wants to see Cuba “before it changes,” here are some issues to consider and tips for traveling mindfully.
What is it like in Havana, Cuba? Check out these 30 street photos from around Havana!
“I just got back from Cuba,” I’d say, and my American friends would always respond with a bit of intrigue and fearful surprise. At times I feel like I’ve blurted out a bad word mid-conversation, so taboo and foreign the subject of Cuba has always been in the United States…