GoNOMAD travel articles about Central America.
The Famous Lake Atitlán, a Deep Volcanic Lake in the Sierra Madre By Shelley Seale It was my first trip to the beautiful and friendly Central American country of Guatemala. I had just spent a few days in Antigua and was on my way to Lake Atitlán — a deep volcanic lake in a massive […]
Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Nicaragua That Guide Books Won’t Tell You By Heide Brandes The temperature was a thick and moist 90 degrees in Rivas, Nicaragua when the old man started yelling at me and my fiancé Ash in Spanish. He was stooped over with legs so arthritic that they bowed out […]
Marijuana Culture in Montezuma, Costa Rica By Samantha Lego That the door to our hostel dormitory could be locked from both sides should have raised some red flags for us. But we were hot, travel-worn and the location was too perfect to pass up. Nestled between the jungle and the ocean and built directly on […]
The goal is to preserve and support indigenous cultures and the Rainforest By Carol Antman When a Bribri child is born it is anointed with chocolate. Deceased are washed in it. Legend has it that the Creator Sibú attracted his wife Tsiru as they swam in a chocolate waterfall, her hair adorned with cacao […]
World-schooling; Education for your children While Traveling By Inge Poell Being a single mom of three beautiful daughters life in Europe hadn’t been easy. Life had gone by too fast. So I decided to leave everything behind to follow our long lost dreams. We bought a few one-way tickets and left for Costa Rica. Still […]
Visit Acul Guatemala for Central America’s Best Cheese By Branson Quenzer If you have a bit more of a sense of exploration in you, Acul Guatemala will delight you with how tranquil adventure can actually be. In the heart of the Quiche Region in Central Guatemala, there is a fast track route for most people that […]
Love, Myth, and Exploration in Latin America Electric Ghosts of Pachamama comprises both an intellectual and a physical journey. It is a fascinating collection of true stories about love, exploration, and myth in Latin America. Michael Molyneux crisscrossed 10,000 miles of the South American wilderness and here shows us that the travelogue can voyage deeply […]