Fishing boat returning to Big Corn Island, Nicaragua, at sunset/Mark Orwoll
Fishing boat returning to Big Corn Island, Nicaragua, at sunset/Mark Orwoll

The less-visited Caribbean side of Nicaragua is another world, where Creole English trumps Spanish, fresh seafood is more common than the traditional corn-based cuisine, and the relative isolation has produced a culture of its own. Nowhere is that more true than on the remote Corn Islands — two of... Read More

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The pool at Los Patios in Nicaragua
Pool at Los Patios/Eric Mohl

The seven countries that make up Central America (Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Belize, and Guatemala) offer something for every traveler, from beaches to volcanoes to cool cities to pristine rainforest to archaeological sites. These countries are also offering a wider and wider range of hotels. To... Read More

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L’Auberge de Sedona

Sometimes, the best trip is the one you take with yourself. When you’re traveling solo, you get to explore a destination on your own terms with no compromise — and to fully engage with the destination. Here are just six places that we think are great for one. ... Read More

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Aqua Wellness

Nicaragua ended up on our Top Budget Destinations of 2015 for a reason. This hot deal is just one example of the destination’s affordability — and at a time snow is frosting over most of North America, too. ... Read More

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Long known as a mecca for surfers and sun-seekers, Costa Rica is, has been, and always will be a hotspot. But what many travelers are only just starting to discover is that Nicaragua, its central American neighbor to the north, offers much of the thrill, scenery, and sizzle —... Read More

Samantha Brown

Samantha Brown has one of the best jobs in the world. She’s been tasked with traveling around the country to find the best hotels and she’s explored Europe and Asia (to start) to learn about their unique cultures, foods, and sights. From South America to Southeast Asia, we’ve been... Read More

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With this edition of our Monday Deal Alert, we’ve compiled some of the best airfare currently in the market, from West Coast escapes to journeys to Eastern Europe. Rates start from as little as $69, so whether you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway or a long vacation, we’ve... Read More

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In life, being in the right place at the right time is often due to serendipity, but in travel, it almost always results from good planning. To avoid crowds and inflated prices, venture out between high and low seasons when the weather is fine, destinations are still welcoming travelers... Read More

Age Discount Promo Adventure Travel

If you think adventure travel is just for the younger set, think again: A growing segment of senior travelers are looking to amp up their next trip with some adrenaline and adventure. And increasingly, tour operators are targeting this valuable demographic. Case in point: Consider the incredible “Your Age is... Read More

Lapa Rios Ecolodge

With age comes wisdom – and sometimes, huge savings on hotels. Cayuga Sustainable Hospitality is bringing back a popular promotion, whereby guests receive a percentage savings equal to the age of the oldest member of their group (be prepared to show ID!). All six Cayuga hotels (five in Costa... Read More

Aqua Nicaragua Edit

Treat yourself to all-natural luxury at the tree-top villas of Aqua Wellness Resort on Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast. Right now this eco-luxury resort is offering a soft opening rate of up to 40 percent off through May 30 with prices starting from $111 per night! Relax and rejuvenate in the... Read More

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Jicaro Island Ecolodge

The Deal Book two nights and get a third free, including extras like yoga classes and bird-watching tours. Stay Jicaro Island Ecolodge in Nicaragua, a private island resort on Lake Nicaragua, opened last January. It’s a short boat ride from the city of Granada. Overlooking the lake and Mombacho Volcano... Read More

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Orquidea del Sur

The Deal The discounted four-night package deal includes a stay in one of Orquidea’s oceanview suites, round-trip airport transfers, all meals and drinks, a massage, a half-day horseback ride on the beach, and a half-day boat excursion. Stay Nestled above the shores of Playa Yankee, near where Survivor: Nicaragua was... Read More

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We know how it goes – year after year summer flies by and all those exciting travel plans get lost somewhere between great idea and execution. So before your office’s summer Fridays end and the kids head back to school, pack up your shorts and swimsuits and head out... Read More

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Celebrate the arrival of spring by hopping a flight to Guatemala, Nicaragua, Belize, or other sun-filled destinations from just $163 round-trip (without taxes), courtesy of TACA Airlines‘ new fare sale. This deal is available for travel through May 31, but tickets must be purchased by March 10. In addition... Read More