When I lost my glasses in Cuba, I was furious. But it opened me up to creating whole new kinds of memories.
Panama’s most iconic form of public transit is the “diablos rojos,” buses that blare loud music as they zoom down city streets.
Tour operators may overstate a devastated country’s recovery, while others may be excessively cautious. How can you be sure?
This week's travel headlines: Tourists shouldn't be afraid of visiting the Caribbean (or Bali), and it's time to celebrate sloths.
This week's biggest travel headlines: a man goes missing in Nicaragua, and a family is found in Pakistan.
Meet the Kuna Yala, Panama's protectors of indigenous culture just a few kilometres off the Caribbean coast.
There are certain talents all backpackers inevitably acquire on the road. How to hike a volcano in your flip flops because you lost your running shoes, for example, or how to find the @ symbol on a keyboard set...
Back in 2012, curious about the looming Mayan apocalypse, Simon Vaughan travelled to Mexico in search of end-of-the-world answers.
Our special correspondent goes trekking through the dry tropical forest and gets less but more than he bargained for.
In the waters of Jardines del Rey, Cuba, a novice snorkeller learns that animals don’t care if you’re new to the sport.