GoNOMAD travel articles about Central America.
Touring with Toddlers in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico By Bonnie Way Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is a popular tourist destination, whether visitors are arriving via cruise ships or staying at one of the many all-inclusive hotels and resorts. With 250,000 permanent residents, Puerto Vallarta attracts nearly 3 million visitors each year and is a generous, hospitable […]
Exploring Pueblo Magico: Palizada, Mexico’s City of Magic In 2013 Dione was invited by Jon Bonfiglio, founder of The Clipperton Project (TCP) to travel to Mexico and be part of a collective of inspiring individuals committed to social change. The core values of the organization: explore, engage, empower and educate encouraged her to join the […]
Camping Amidst Active Volcanoes in Xela, Guatemala By Mateo Garcia Elizondo Hiking to the top of an active volcano is not exactly something you do every day. It hadn’t been two days since I’d crossed the border from Palenque, in Mexico, into the city of Xela, Guatemala, when someone pointed at the dormant Santa Maria […]
Both Feet on the Ground: Walking from town to town in rural Mexico By Andrew Wilson Walking is not something people usually do in Mexico when they want to go from place to place. They take a bus or a plane instead, or they just stay at the beach and don’t go anywhere. But walking […]
In the Land of the Butterflies: Visiting the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico By Molly Beer So often, travel aims for the superlative: the tallest mountain, the whitest beach, the greatest distance, the wildest ride. But, sometimes, small things can evoke awe of equal magnitude. Particularly small things in very large numbers. The monarch […]
My 5 Favorite Places in Guatemala: Lake Atitlan, Antigua, Cliff Diving. By Jonathon Engels For the better part of the last five years, I’ve lived in Guatemala. Several months were spent in the notoriously dangerous capital and nearly two years in a mountain village of less than a thousand people. Most recently, I’ve been in […]