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El Salvador

“Dios, Unión, Libertad” (God, Union, Liberty)


“Pro Mundi Beneficio” (For the benefit of the world)


“Libre, Soberana E Independiente” (Free, sovereign and independent)


“Libre Crezca Fecundo” (Grow free & fertile)

Costa Rica

“Pura Vida” (Pure life)


“Sub Umbra Floreo” (Under the shade I flourish)


“En Dios Confiamos” (In God we trust)

Country Guide


Central America Coronavirus Update March 19

A daily update on Coronavirus in Central America. We’ll sift through the news out there so you don’t have to. Two Central American countries faced reality yesterday when...


How Can The Costa Rican Tourism Industry Survive Coronavirus?

There's no sugarcoating it, things look bleak for tourism right now. And the Costa Rican...

Coronavirus In Central America: A Summary And A Song Of Hope

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the world, it's inevitable that we'd be affected in Central...

Where Are The Best Places To Visit In Honduras For A First Time Traveler?

John Dupuis has been working in and championing tourism in Honduras for decades. Here he...

Costa Rica Cost Of Living: Comparing San Jose With Four European Cities

Alan Prendergast compares his personal experiences of the San Jose, Costa Rica cost...

The Costa Rican Vacations Top Twenty Instagram Images Ever!

Have you ever wondered what the most popular Instagram photos ever from Costa...

Our Top Ten Most Popular Instagram Photos Of 2019

Join us as we look back over 2019 in Central America in pictures....

Is Costa Rica Safe Enough To Travel To In 2020?

Last week, the US State Department downgraded Costa Rica from Level 1 to...

A Tribute To Nicaragua Expat Pioneer Pat Werner

A short tribute to Pat Werner, a centralamerica.com contributor and pioneering Nicaragua expat...

35 Places To Celebrate Thanksgiving In Central America

A list of restaurants, hotels, and other places putting on a Thanksgiving spread...