Central America

Central America & the Caribbean

ziplining in costa rica rainforest

Smack dab in the middle of everything

A skinny belt of countries and islands connecting two much larger continents, Central America and the Caribbean don’t look like much on the map. But looks have never been more deceiving: enveloping rainforests teeming with all manner of wildlife; cloud-shrouded volcanoes; charming colonial towns; mysterious Mayan ruins; and mile upon glorious mile of white-sand beaches await travellers curious enough to come looking for them. And as much fun as they are to explore by day, these lands truly come alive at night – often to the beat of salsa, calypso or reggae. These places may be unfamiliar, but now’s the best time to get introduced.

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Featured blog posts

Your planet in 7 seconds: Nicaragua Barking

Aug. 19, 2014, 1:37 p.m.

Our expert dog whisperers at G Adventures have taken the liberty to translate this dog's barking for you: "Take 7 seconds and come see beautiful Nicaragua." You heard him. Do it

The Panama Canal at 100

Aug. 13, 2014, 3:31 p.m.

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal, we thought we’d shed a light on its long and dangerous history. Come take a history lesson with us, today on the Looptail.

Visual Adventure: San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua

Aug. 4, 2014, 9 a.m.

Looking for some r&r in Nicaragua? Take this Visual Adventure to San Juan del Sur, a great home base with good restaurants, great nightlife, and plenty of beaches and laid-back environments made for relaxing

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