Central America

View On The Go's Central America trips

Take an exciting and adventurous journey through Central America. Discovering ancient Mayan ruins and enchanting colonial cities, pristine beaches and tropical Caribbean islands, lush jungles, exotic wildlife, rumbling volcanoes and colourful markets.

Photo Showcase – Costa Rica

For nature lovers, sun worshippers, photographers, surfers and beach bums alike, Costa Rica is something of a paradise – and comparatively unspoilt. Large areas of the country are still covered in lush rainforest criss-crossed with inland waterways and stocked with … Continue reading

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Exploring Chichen Itza – Mexico

Chichen Itza is the Mayan capital in the Yucatan region of Mexico and has been labelled a World Heritage Site. Its name, Chichen Itza, literally means ‘at the mouth of the well of Itza’. The heritage site hosts one of … Continue reading

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Extra time in Antigua, Guatemala

The beautiful city of Antigua is bordered by three volcanoes: Agua, Fuego and Acatenango. Its Spanish colonial-style architecture and cobbled streets provide fantastic photo opportunities at every corner. The city is world-renowned for its local crafts, from terracotta and ceramics … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Latin America’s Greatest Hits

Showcasing some of the world’s most astounding natural landscapes, there is a wild beauty to Central and South America that can scarcely be matched elsewhere on the planet. From ancient ruins that will have you feeling like Indiana Jones to … Continue reading

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Extra Time in San José, Costa Rica

The Costa Rican capital of San José is scenically located in a beautiful valley surrounded by mighty peaks. The city is home to some of Central America’s best museums, as well as good shopping, excellent restaurants and a busy nightlife. … Continue reading

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The Inside Track on Pyramids

Pyramids are fascinating structures that have had historians, archaeologists and tourists scratching their befuddled brows for centuries. And they’re still a source of wonder and amazement. How were they built and what purpose did they serve? Read on to find … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Mexico City

Mexico City, or D.F. as the locals affectionately call it, can come across as somewhat overwhelming to the first-time visitor. There is such a wealth of things to see and do in this mega-metropolis of over 21 million people, that … Continue reading

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How to say ‘Thank You’ in five languages

It’s probably the easiest phrase to learn in any language, and one of the most important too. Learning an entire language before you go to a country is not always feasible, but it’s worthwhile trying to learn a few of … Continue reading

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12 Top Travel Destinations to see in 2013 – Part 2

It’s part 2 of our series on the best places to see in 2013. What’s top of your travel list for 2013? Check out Part 1 in the series for more inspiration. 7. Russia With a rich history stretching back … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – a journey through Central America

Mayan ruins, lush rainforests, beautiful beaches, charming colonial cities and exotic wildlife make Central America a most enticing destination. See all this and more today with our photo showcase.

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