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Common Commodities of Central America: Rum

By | January 17th, 2018|Blog|

While thoughts of rum often run imaginations to the Caribbean, the truth is the rum of Central America is among the best in the world. Global favorites include those varieties from Nicaragua (Flor de Caña), Belize (One Barrel), and Guatemala (Ron Zacapa). Let’s take a trip across America and discover why the select rums of [...]

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A Quick History of Costa Rica

By | January 12th, 2018|Blog|

Costa Rica is a land of diverse beauty boasting national parks, tropical rainforests, picturesque beaches, and towering volcanic peaks. There are more than 10,000 colorful plants in Costa Rica not to mention a multitude of exotic animals. As you delve into the natural beauty of Costa Rica you will find a country filled with national [...]

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Costa Rica Fast and Fun Facts before You Travel

By | January 9th, 2018|Blog|

Costa Rica is a favorite among travelers with its abundant adventure and eco-tourism offerings. The beautiful oasis of Costa Rica features tropical rain forests, pristine sandy beaches, bat-filled caves, picturesque waterfalls, and ancient volcanic peaks. Vacationers will find Costa Rica a tropical paradise to savor and visit time and time again. As you plan your [...]

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Central America Endangered Species: Black Jaguar

By | January 3rd, 2018|Blog|

The black jaguar is one of many endangered species in Central America and South America according to the World Wildlife Fund. As a formidable hunter, the black jaguar plays a fundamental role in the ecosystem of the area’s dense rainforest. When you plan your visit to Central America’s tropical rainforest, watch closely and you might [...]

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Common Commodities of Central America: Cigars

By | December 28th, 2017|Blog|

Central American cigars are global favorites for cigar aficionados. Cigar enthusiasts readily testify to the luxurious ritual of enjoying a quality cigar and Central American cigars are choice specimens. Let’s discover the mystery of the cigar and uncover the superior cigars of Central America. The History of the Cigar In the Pre-Columbian Americas tobacco was [...]

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Panama

By | December 7th, 2017|Blog|

As stated by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage, “Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration.” And with that statement, UNESCO World Heritage sites are [...]

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Guatemala Fast and Fun Facts Before You Travel

By | November 30th, 2017|Blog|

As our newest destination offering, Guatemala offers unique opportunities for travelers. From the ruins of the ancient city of Tikal, filled with historical pre-Columbian Maya treasures, to the Pacific Coast where we discovered the “sailfish capital of the world,”  to charming Antigua, surrounded by active volcanoes and bursting with historical ruins, a bustling marketplace, to [...]

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Central America Endangered Species: Sea Turtles

By | November 22nd, 2017|Blog|

There are a number of endangered species in and around Central America according to the World Wildlife Fund – among them is the intriguing sea turtle. Now, technically, these prehistoric animals are only temporary residents of Central America, dwelling full-time in the sea, but a number of sea turtle species arrive every year to propagate [...]

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Common Commodities of Central America: Cocoa/Chocolate

By | November 17th, 2017|Blog|

Central America is known for many products enjoyed worldwide but none more than the region’s delicious, rich, smooth chocolate. Join us as we uncover the secrets of Central American cocoa and garner inspiration for your next cocoa tour and tasting in Central America! Cocoa originated in Central America more than 5,000 years ago and today [...]

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Central America Endangered Species: The Three-toed Sloth

By | November 10th, 2017|Blog|

According to the World Wildlife Fund, there are number of endangered species in Central America – among them is the very recognizable three-toed tree sloth indigenous to the tropical rain forests of Central America. If you’re lucky, you might catch a glimpse of one of these slow-moving tree-dwellers on your next Central American Adventure. Scientifically [...]

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Interesting Facts of the Panama Canal

By | November 6th, 2017|Blog|

Panama – from the clear turquoise seas of the Caribbean coast to the mighty Pacific swells, complete with coffee farms, cloud forests, rainbow coral reefs, towering skyscrapers, and seemingly unexplored indigenous regions – is home to one of the great achievements of the 20th Century, the Panama Canal. It has become the stuff of legend, [...]

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Interesting Facts about Antigua, Guatemala

By | November 1st, 2017|Blog|

Picture yourself strolling the cobblestone streets of Antigua, amid the historical Spanish colonial city, meeting the locals along the way in the city’s Central Park on a bright, sunny afternoon. During your visit, you can also hike one of the city’s volcanos for a bird’s eye view of incredible Antigua. History Antigua, Guatemala is a [...]

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