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.
Belize Insider’s Guide: Azure Waters, Green Jungle
by wendyperrin.com | June 4, 2021
Tiny, beautiful Belize is full of natural and cultural wonders: coral reefs, pristine beaches, and the famous Great Blue Hole. Our insider’s guide pinpoints the best way to experience them all.
Nicaragua: Insider’s Guide
by wendyperrin.com | 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 wendyperrin.com | 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.
Panama: Insider’s Guide
by wendyperrin.com | 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 Wendyperrin.com | 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 Wendyperrin.com | November 17, 2016
Our Costa Rica insider’s guide shows you how to do eco-travel right, without giving up one bit of luxury.
Where You Can Travel If You’re Vaccinated, No Pre-Trip Testing Required
by WendyPerrin.com | July 28, 2021
5 Steps to the Best Family Vacation You’ll Ever Have
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