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Tucked between the more developed Costa Rica and the lesser visited El Salvador and Honduras, Nicaragua is an up and coming Central American tourist destination, perfect for those looking to forego the inclusive resorts. It is a great option for the budget traveler who likes to save a few bucks without compromising the beauty, culture, […]

Panama City Skyline

Panama City is tall and white, each glass building outdoing the last with funky facades that create curves and shapes in the skyline. Beneath the skyscrapers, street art scrawls profound messages—next to a handwritten advertisement for mangoes, an ask and answer:  What’s deeper than the abyss? Sadness. And the cocktails! This New York drinker had […]

El Valle

For the last two years, I’ve lived in a place where the sun rises over the Caribbean and sets over the Pacific Ocean, always in a blaze of orange and pink. The flowers pop with incredible yellows and fuchsias. Pristine beaches, tropical jungles, and more than 1,500 species of birds and butterflies are at your fingertips. […]