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

Pics of the Week: Paths

Aug. 29, 2014, 2:03 p.m.

The path represents a journey, allowing us to dream and to be inspired. Let our Pics of the Week take you from Greece to Mongolia to discover that no matter what path you're on, it's leading somewhere. That's the idea, right

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.

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