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Dec 11, 4 years ago

Top ten manmade structures in Latin America

Top ten manmade structures in Latin America

Here is a list of some of the most incredible, artificial structures in Latin America.
1. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A formidable, open-armed Christ overlooking the bays, beaches, and hills of Rio is one of the most iconic images …

Nov 11, 5 years ago

Fall in love with Oaxaca, Mexico

Fall in love with Oaxaca, Mexico

Trust me, there is plenty to fall in love with in Oaxaca. First, erase every stereotype of Mexico that may be floating around in your head-drug violence, dusty desert, whatever it may be. Then, think thriving, cultured, small colonial town …

Oct 8, 5 years ago

Pack Smarter on Your Next Trip: The Adventurer

Pack Smarter on Your Next Trip: The Adventurer

You know who you are. You probably don’t have a permanent mailing address, use duct tape to fix everything, sleep in your car, and have a working list of ‘projects.’ Whether your goal is to bag peaks, make a first …

Sep 29, 5 years ago

Pack Smarter on Your Next Trip: The Backpacker

Pack Smarter on Your Next Trip: The Backpacker

First things first: where are you going and how do you want to spend the majority of your time? A traveler covering all of South America will obviously pack differently than someone heading to the Amazon jungle for 6 months. …

Sep 5, 5 years ago

La Blanca Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

La Blanca Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

Spanish researchers from the University of Valencia are doing all they can to keep up with excavations of Mayan ruins in the highlands of Guatemala, but discoveries of new ruins are rapidly outpacing the pace of excavation and research that …

Aug 23, 5 years ago

San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands

The San Blas Islands are an archipelago just off the Caribbean coast of Panama. The archipelago is comprised of approximately 370-some islands and cays that extend over 160 kilometers, 49 of which are inhabited. Here are a few things to …

Aug 10, 5 years ago

Explore Mexico’s Cenotes

Explore Mexico’s Cenotes

Mexico is home to some of the world’s largest underground caves called cenotes. Derived from the Spanish language, a cenote is a sinkhole or deep natural pit that results from collapsed limestone bedrock. Some are dry while others fill with …

Jul 25, 5 years ago

Get creative to extend your travel

Get creative to extend your travel

It seems that every traveler I meet has a deficit of one of two commodities – time or money. Those short on time squeeze in everything possible during their 7 or 10 days away from the office while those backpackers …

Jul 19, 5 years ago

Best Surf Spots in Central America

Best Surf Spots in Central America

For an incredible surf adventure pack your board and head to Central America. These are some of the very best spots and if you’re lucky, you can hit more than one.
Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica
At Playa Avellanas is a spot called El …

Jul 8, 5 years ago

Open Water Scuba Certification on a Budget

Open Water Scuba Certification on a Budget

Scuba diving isn’t just a sport for the rich or adrenaline-fueled shark divers, but a relaxing hobby that can be an incredible way to experience a different view of the natural world. To boot, the price tag can be quite …