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Visiting the volcanoes of Central America

Boa constrictor-sized streams of lava snake sluggishly down Guatemala's Pacaya volcano. We stand 1m from one flow and it's so hot that when our guide, Hector, roasts a marshmallow above it, the sweet frazzles within a second.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Travel, Guatemala Travel, Latin

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Hotel Interactive

Wyndham Hotel Group Signs Deal for First Wyndham Resort in Costa Rica

Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation , today announced the signing of a franchise agreement for the first resort in Costa Rica to fly the upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand flag, the Wyndham Papagayo Yu Resort in Guanacaste. The 151-room property, owned by ASECCSS, is currently under development in one of the most popular vacation destinations in Latin America and is scheduled to open by the end of 2015.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Travel, Panama Travel, Colombia Travel,


Doubts as to whether Nicaraguan blast was cause by meteorite

Astronomers, including experts at NASA, have questioned whether the blast and crater, reported earlier this week outside the Nicaraguan capital, were actually the product of a meteorite. Initial reports , including information issued by the Nicaraguan government, suggested a piece of space rock broke off from a larger asteroid passing between the Earth and its moon -- creating a sizable crater, measuring roughly 40 feet across, near Managua's international airport.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Astronomy, Science, Explosion, Travel, Nicaragua Travel

Thu Sep 11, 2014

UTC Nursing Students Take The Leap And Travel To Guatemala

The Leap, an initiative started by UTC nursing students Katie Battani and Jenna Elliot, took a group of UTC Nursing students and faculty to Guatemala City.


Related Topix: Travel, Guatemala Travel

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Annual Report

The annual report draws attention to efforts done by institute officials when it comes to art, education and conservation efforts.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama, NY, Panama Travel, Jamestown, NY, Cattaraugus County, NY, Chautauqua County, NY

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Red Carpet Premiere of Belize's First Telenovela

A quick look at some of the action on the red carpet in San Pedro, Belize, for the premiere of the Belize telenovela, "La Isla Bonita." What started as a longtime dream finally came to life on the 'big screen' in San Pedro, Belize, this past Friday night.


Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, Travel, Belize Travel, Theater, Arts

The Washington Post

A 10-year-old immigrant faces risks, doubts on the journey to reunite with his mother

The caseworker told Alex Ramirez he was being released from the immigration shelter, so the 10-year-old packed what was left of his belongings into a donated shoulder bag. He put on the rubber Tony the Tiger bracelet he wore for good luck and sneakers emblazoned with red flames.


Related Topix: El Salvador Travel


Panama City Beach - A Mainland Paradise

The city has a total population of 12,018. Despite the fact that Panama City Beach is a distinct municipality from the older and larger Panama City, it is generally referred to under the umbrella term of Panama City.


Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL, Bay County, FL, Travel, Panama Travel, Education Etc., Life, Food, Food Festival

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Jetson Green

Best Container Houses in the World

Shipping container architecture is much more than just buying a used cargo container, cutting some holes for windows and doors and calling it a home. Amazingly beautiful houses have been built using these eco-friendly building blocks.


Related Topix: Travel, Costa Rica, World News, Costa Rica Travel, San Jose Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, Chile,

The Chronicle Herald

Mayan ruins give Belize an ancient appeal

Vacationers relax at Caye Caulker, Belize. The beach town is a laid-back, low-cost base for tourists looking to explore a nearby barrier reef.


Related Topix: Travel, Belize Travel, World News, Belize, Central America, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Welcome to Black Coral Cafe

Lally Nunez is a native Belizean who recently moved to Las Vegas to follow his culinary dream to own his own Belizean Restaurant Travelista Andrea enjoys the beautiful laid-back lifestyle on Ambergris Caye, Belize. In this travel video, Andrea stays at the ultra-chic Matachica Resort, surrounded by Caribbean waters and colorful casitas.


Related Topix: Belize, World News, Central America, Las Vegas, NV, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games, Travel, Belize Travel, Europe, United Kingdom, North Las Vegas, NV

Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Day

Maine woman comes to Niantic, fundraising by kayak for Guatemala children

Deborah Walters paddles to the dock Wednesday at the Niantic Bay Yacht Club, the latest stop on her 2,500-mile trip from Yarmouth, Maine, to Guatemala. Walters is raising money and awareness to help children living in a garbage dump community in Guatemala City.


Related Topix: Niantic, CT, Travel, Guatemala Travel, East Lyme, CT, Noank, CT, Family, Kids, Old Saybrook, CT

Wed Sep 03, 2014

San Pedro Sun

US Embassy hosts business industry meeting on Ambergris Caye

The United States of America Ambassador to Belize, His Excellency Carlos Moreno, met on Friday August 29th with members of the business and American communities on Ambergris Caye.


Related Topix: Travel, Belize Travel, World News, Belize, Central America, us Travel, Tax

Hispanically Speaking

Boat Carrying 30 Sinks in Nicaragua, 4 Still Missing

A boat carrying 30 people capsized in a Nicaraguan river and four people are missing, the Red Cross in Bluefields, in the Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region, or RAAS, said.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Travel, Nicaragua Travel,

Radio Times

5 incredible archaeological sites you can visit

Curator of the Americas Collection at the British Museum, Dr Jago Cooper, could be the modern day Indiana Jones, except he gets into far less trouble.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Panama Travel, Chiriqui, Panama Travel, Agriculture

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Blowfly's Tour Diary: Part One

The following is an account of the strangest routed tour in my 10 years with Blowfly through San Jose, Costa Rica to Baltimore, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Long Branch, New Jersey, Seattle, and in Canada, Victoria and Vancouver.


Related Topix: Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Costa Rica, World News, Long Branch, NJ

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Panama Canal cost untold billions and thousands of lives. But will...

In this Aug. 4, 2014, photo, two cargo ships sail though the Miraflores locks on the Panama Canal in Panama City.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama City, Panama Travel, Panama Travel, Pop/Rock, The Pacific Ocean

Panama Canal cost untold billions and thousands of lives. But will...

Three dump trucks were destroyed in a suspicious fire on River Road in Richmond late Sunday night.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama City, Panama Travel, Panama Travel

Meetings And Conventions

Short Cuts September 2014

It might be helpful when embedded in name badges at events, but RFID technology also can be used to hack your phone, credit card and passport while you're in transit.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, RFID News, Travel, Belize Travel, Francis Ford Coppola, Fashion, Oscar de la Renta, Designers

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Barefoot luxury in Placencia, Belize - Chabil Mar Villas

The driver took us a short way along this narrow peninsula that is Placencia, through the heavy, expertly carved, gigantic wooden gates and into this eye-popping lush tropical paradise.


Related Topix: Travel, Belize Travel, World News, Belize, Central America