Central America : Article
Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater puts to rest the age-old notion that to backpack is to slum it with this list of 'poshpacker' hostels.
Louise Southerden lives dangerously on a series of tours for vulcanologists and other lovers of lava.
The ultimate cross-country challenge takes Lance Richardson on a two-wheel adventure from the Pacific to the Caribbean.
Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer Living in Latin America, it seems, can be hazardous to your health.
Life is sweet once the gates open at Costa Rica's sloth sanctuary, one of few in the world specialising in the study of these famously sedentary and solitary mammals.
Paul Sheehan Eight countries, three weeks, 87 strangers: Paul Sheehan boards a private jet for a serial adventure.
It seems nothing is too out there in global spas devoted to your relaxation, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.
Everyone wants to see the wildlife in Costa Rica. Jane Mundy gets closer than most.
Rhymer Rigby discovers colonial Antigua and neighbouring Lake Atitlan are red-hot attractions.
Nature is always amazing, but sometimes it pulls a really freakish rabbit out of a hat.
Shaney Hudson THE jungle is full of dangerous creatures.
'Marooned' on a desert island, Graeme Green learns to fend for himself using machetes and plastic bags.
Winsor Dobbin, Belinda Jackson and Mal Chenu know where foodies, culture mavens and adventurers can go to embrace or escape the cold.
Negotiating the Panama Canal is not for the faint-hearted mariner, writes Louise Goldsbury.
Steve McKenna I've never seen so many lizards in my life. Startled by my footsteps, dozens of rusty brown, light green and bright green reptiles had scampered out of the forest undergrowth and across the muddy...
Birds, beasts, beauty — there's too much wonder to keep up with in Costa Rica, writes John Borthwick.
Steve McKenna FOR months I had a recurring dream-cum-daydream about Belize.
Lauren Viera finds her own private paradise at an unbelievably affordable price.
Along cobblestone streets, Melanie Ball discovers fresh coffee and traditional weaving in a city flanked by volcanoes.
Once home to pirates, Honduras now steals hearts and minds with its lush landscapes, writes Jennifer Cox.