Skip to Content

Central America and The Caribbean

Central America and the Caribbean travel guides and articles from The Discoveries Of.

Pick Your Travel Destination
BARBADOS    I     CUBA    I  NEVIS  I   NICARAGUA

Planning a trip to Central America? Start with our guide to The Best Time to Visit Central America.

Going to the Caribbean? Check out our guide to the eight most beautiful islands for inspiration.

2 Weeks in Mexico Itinerary – A Brilliant Mexico Road Trip

Ready for an adventure around Mexico? Of course, you are. Don’t miss this perfect Mexico itinerary.  My five-week trip to Mexico left me a little bit dazed, to be honest. It was a riot of colour, a sensory assault that left me reeling – not to mention with a jam-packed memory card from trying to …

Read More about 2 Weeks in Mexico Itinerary – A Brilliant Mexico Road Trip

The Most Beautiful Islands in the Caribbean

Ready to discover the best islands in the Caribbean? From the historical Nevis to gorgeous St Lucia, these are the places you need to add to your bucket list RN. The Caribbean is renowned for its beautiful beaches, unbelievably blue waters and laid-back lifestyle. But with so much choice, it can be difficult to pick …

Read More about The Most Beautiful Islands in the Caribbean

2 Days in Arenal, Costa Rica: The Perfect Weekend Arenal Itinerary

Ready to discover the gorgeous destination of Arenal in Costa Rica? This 2-day Arenal itinerary has you covered. Whether it’s a love of nature, an itch to go zip lining, or a cheap flight deal that draws you to Costa Rica, it’s certainly a place worth visiting. One of the best destinations to visit in …

Read More about 2 Days in Arenal, Costa Rica: The Perfect Weekend Arenal Itinerary

22 Best Things to do Puerto Vallarta

A city of spectacular sunsets, adventurous activities, and authentic Mexican flair, there are so many things to do in Puerto Vallarta. Ready to explore?  Often outshined by the likes of Cancun and Tulum, I would argue that Puerto Vallarta makes for an equally wonderful trip to Mexico – and, often, without the hordes of tourists. …

Read More about 22 Best Things to do Puerto Vallarta

The Best Beaches In Costa Rica

Looking for the dreamiest Costa Rican beaches? I’ve got you covered with this handy guide to the best beaches to visit in Costa Rica. Costa Rica might be best known for its tropical rainforests and national parks packed with wildlife, but this vibrant country also has some incredibly beautiful beaches.  Tucked away between the enormous …

Read More about The Best Beaches In Costa Rica

15 Wonderful Things to do in Costa Rica

So, you’re planning your trip and want to discover the best things to do in Costa Rica? You’re in the right place. Costa Rica is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination and, with its beautiful landscapes and vibrant culture, it’s not hard to see why. Packed with rainforests, river valleys, and biodiverse wildlife, Costa Rica …

Read More about 15 Wonderful Things to do in Costa Rica

The Best Things To Do In Granada, Nicaragua

Discover the best things to do in Nicaragua. From gorgeous lagoons to beautiful architecture  – it’s time to explore.  Often overshadowed by neighboring countries such as Costa Rica, in recent years Nicaragua has finally received the recognition it deserves.  Granada sits nestled at the heart of it all – a charming place that should be …

Read More about The Best Things To Do In Granada, Nicaragua

Where to Stay in Oaxaca: The Best Areas + Hotels For Your Trip

Wondering where to stay in Oaxaca? Look no further than my guide to the best places to stay on your trip. It’s no secret that Mexico is a beautiful country and a very popular holiday destination – but bypass the beaches and instead head a little bit further inland and you’ll find the totally-charming Oaxaca, …

Read More about Where to Stay in Oaxaca: The Best Areas + Hotels For Your Trip

Best Hotels in San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

Looking for the best hotels in San Cristobal de las Casas? Discover the city’s best places to stay with this in-depth guide.  San Cristobal de las Casas boasts a vibrant culture and enchanting ambience that’ll undoubtedly make you want to stay a few days – not least many hidden gems, famous landmarks, and quirky hotels. …

Read More about Best Hotels in San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico