Archive for March, 2008

Spas & Yoga Retreats: Costa Rica & Mexico

Latin America is full of luxurious hotels but when it comes to spa hotels and yoga retreats, two destinations clearly stand out - Mexico and Costa Rica. In South America itself, there are very few genuine yoga retreats. For the ultimate relaxing vacation, here’s a few suggestions for those looking for a yoga retreat […]

Panama Road Trip - Pacific Beaches near Panama City

The final post about our recent Panama road trip - details on our stay on Panama’s Pacific Coast jut outside of Panama City.

Panama Road Trip - Santa Catalina & Coiba Island

Details of our recent trip to Santa Catalina (great for surfing) and Coiba Island (amazing beaches and underwater wildlife).

Panama Road Trip - Azuero Peninsula

A continuation of the post on our recent Panama road trip - details of the amazing beaches on the Azuero Peninsula.

Panama Road Trip - Pearl Islands & El Valle

With one free flight courtesy of Continental’s Onepass frequent flyer programme, my girlfriend and I flew to Panama and picked up a hire car to scope out some beaches for a couple of weeks.

Perla Real Inn, Contadora, Pearl Islands, Panama

We visited the Perla Real Inn, an upmarket bed and breakfast hotel on Contadora Island in Panama, some 15 minute walk from the airport that is served by both Air Panama and Aeroperlas.

Miss World - Latin Candidates

Here’s a selection of some Miss World photos - and some of the finest Latin American candidates that have been seen over the years.

Best Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking

With the Andes running the entire length of South America, the continent isn’t short of rafting and kayaking destinations. Here I’ll pick a few of the best locations out.

Football: Fans, Tickets & Where to Watch It

South Americans are passionate about their football - a lot more passionate than Europeans I believe. Working as a travel consultant, a lot of clients have asked me to book football tickets for them, or asked where was best to watch a footie match in a particular country. Here’s some advice on football in South […]

Panama Road Trip Planning

Yes I’m planning another trip - to Panama this time…..