Costa Rica and Belize are just a few options for adventure and ecotourism in Central America. Go white-water rafting, go hiking in a rain forest, go balance an egg on the true equator—but don’t go without reading these insider’s guides first.
Nicaragua: Insider’s Guide
by Pierre Gédéon | October 12, 2019
Nicaragua is relatively undeveloped and packed with all kinds of adventures, whether your tastes run to sandboarding down volcanoes or just watching the incredible sunsets.
Costa Rica’s Natural Wonders: Insider’s Guide
by Priscilla Jimenez | May 31, 2019
An insider's guide to nature vacations in Costa Rica: prime hiking and birding destinations, where to go white-water rafting, and beaches worth the trek.
Belize Insider’s Guide: Azure Waters, Green Jungle
by Patricia Johnson and Rachael Wilson | January 22, 2019
Panama: Insider’s Guide
by Eric Sheets | December 15, 2018
Expert travel advice on Panama: best hotels, great restaurants, and hidden gems.
Quito and the Northern Andes, Ecuador: Insider’s Guide
by Allie Almario | May 30, 2018
Bookmark these Ecuador travel tips: Quito’s best nooks, why you have to try guinea pig, the attractions you can skip, and the ones nobody should miss.
Luxury Eco-Travel in Costa Rica: Insider’s Guide
by Irene Edwards | November 17, 2016
Our Costa Rica insider’s guide shows you how to do eco-travel right, without giving up one bit of luxury.
Wendy’s Family Trip to Belize: Photos from the Beach and Sea
by Wendy Perrin | August 28, 2018
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by Billie Cohen | May 22, 2017
South Africa: A Good Place to Go for a First Date
by Wendy Perrin | April 17, 2015
10 Travel Destinations on the Rise
by WendyPerrin.com | August 8, 2017
Next Great Places for 2019: Under-the-Radar Travel Ideas
by Billie Cohen | January 29, 2019
How to Find the Best Flight with your Frequent Flier Miles
by Wendy Perrin | January 19, 2015
Dispatch from Paris: What It’s Like to Travel in France Right Now
by Billie Cohen | March 8, 2020
How to Avoid Long Airport Security Lines This Summer
by Wendy Perrin | May 27, 2016
Why You Should Go to Moscow in Winter
by Billie Cohen | November 18, 2016
How to Solve China’s Two Biggest Tourism Problems
by Billie Cohen | March 29, 2016
I’m not a travel agent—I’m a journalist who has spent the past 30 years reporting on how to travel smarter. To reduce your risk and maximize travel in the time of COVID—meaning, no crowds, savvy logistics, local leverage, VIP access—click to Ask Wendy.