Mexico, Central America and South America are blessed with sunny skies, stunning coastlines and in certain locations- the ideal ocean currents for catching the perfect barrel! World renowned surf towns speckle both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of countries in Latin America. Although I am personally not a surfer, I have explored and lived in…

April 1, 2018 / By NomadicMatt Set off the coast of Belize, Caye Caulker is paradise. It’s small, it’s beautiful, it’s youthful. Everyone here is friendly, and no one moves quickly. There are no cars, only little golf carts, and the island’s motto is “Go Slow.” The tempo will have you running on island time…

“Let’s go hiking,” I said one early morning at breakfast. “OK, we’ll go after lunch,” said Gloria and Lena. Gloria was a thirty-something olive skinned Spanish woman and her friend Lena, a short Latino with jet black hair from Chicago. Both were the only native Spanish speakers on the tour and helped me greatly improve…

When diving in the crystal clear waters off the coast of Belize, I learned about the fascinating underwater world of the Caribbean Sea. The stunning reefs, fisheries and coastal communities of this Central American county are currently being threatened by unwanted guests — Lionfish. To better understand the problem, I went with Hamanasi Adventure &…

I hate driving. I don’t like driving in my own country, let alone foreign ones. It’s not that I’m bad at it. It’s just that I do it so infrequently that it makes me nervous these days. And so I’m always fascinated by people who travel by car. Back in the early days of this…

I hate driving. I don’t like driving in my own country, let alone foreign ones. It’s not that I’m bad at it. It’s just that I do it so infrequently that it makes me nervous these days. And so I’m always fascinated by people who travel by car. Back in the early days of this…