Travel

5 Ways Costa Rica Makes for a Ridiculously Easy Vacation Destination

The so-called Switzerland of Central America is a Houstonian's dream.

04/05/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Picks

8 Great Central American Spots

Let's not forget the cuisine of this portion of the Americas.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Carne Guisada: Where to Eat It and How to Make It Yourself

The "stewed meat" is so much more than its name suggests.

09/20/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Island Time

How to Make the Most Out of Three Days in Belize

San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye may be tiny, but it has tons to offer the weekend tourist.

08/29/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Pura Vida

5 Fun Things to Do in Costa Rica If You Only Have a Few Days

Don't mind that dormant volcano; it just means there are plenty of hot springs nearby.

06/23/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The Friendly Skies

10 Reasons to Get on a Plane to Belize Right Now

Big things—like the second-largest barrier reef in the world—come in small packages.

06/15/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Open Road

In Costa Rica, a Short Flight and Bumpy Drive Lead to Untold Riches

Are you up for one heck of a road trip?

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Central America

El Salvador: Surfing, Volcanoes and Pupusas

Discovering an off-the-beaten-path destination

08/12/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Rise and Shine

There's More to Andes Cafe Than Ceviche—Like Breakfast

If you're only visiting Andes Cafe for chef David Guerrero's fresh fish, you're missing out.

03/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Centrally Located

A Quick Trip to Guatemala

Looking for an impromptu trip abroad? Guatemala is just a short jaunt to the south.

01/29/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Central And Remote

Could Central America Be The "New Caribbean"?

Central America has a case as the next hot spot for destination vacations.

11/26/2014 By Bill Wiatrak