Central America

12 Unforgettable Moments You'll Have While Traveling Central America With LBW

Whether it's an encounter with a sluggish sloth or a glimpse at Costa Rica's smoking volcanos, the most perfect wave you've ever ridden or a party on a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean...

12 Unforgettable Moments You'll Have While Traveling Central America With LBW

SOME OF LBW'S BEST ADVENTURE TRAVEL TOURS

Maybe it’s bungee jumping in the jungles of South America that’s got you all fired up? Or is it the thought of intrepid hikes to ancient Incan ruins in the Andes? Perhaps it’s the promise of hidden surf spots in the Indonesian Nusa Tenggara, endless parties on the full moon-floodlit beaches of Thailand, scrambles up Nica’s volcanic hills, or slides down Vietnam’s sandy dunes? Maybe its days spent under the Slavic sun hopping the plunge pools of Croatian waterfalls? Maybe it’s the vast Atacama and the hidden pueblo towns within? Maybe it’s Bali’s mysterious monkey forests or the green, green hills of Ubud? Maybe it’s all of the above…

SOME OF LBW'S BEST ADVENTURE TRAVEL TOURS

IN THE LAND OF VOLCANOES: THE TOP 5 HIKES IN NICARAGUA

Peppered with the smoking calderas of countless volcanoes, beset by deep and misty stretches of primeval forest, trodden by curious tree frogs and jaguars, white-headed capuchin monkeys and ocelots alike, it’s hardly surprising that Nicaragua is the go to place for trekkers in Central America these days. Check out this list of the nation’s top hikes, some of which are on the menu of our acclaimed Nica itineraries!

IN THE LAND OF VOLCANOES: THE TOP 5 HIKES IN NICARAGUA

8 Central American Spots To Spend That Spring Break

Ah, spring break: that blowout of booze and partying that everyone’s looking forward to. Yes, we know the beaches of south Cali or Florida are fun when the sun strikes and lectures recede, but why not try something a little different this year and head for the sultry reaches south of the border? You can expect everything from world-class surf to steaming volcanos, not to mention uber-cheap tequila shots, potent mojitos and more cerveza than you can shake a Nicaraguan gallo pinto at!

8 Central American Spots To Spend That Spring Break

14 Things You Definitely Need In Your Backpack While Abroad

Narrow city streets are our playgrounds, jungles are our local hangouts, and beach hammocks are where we lay our heads. We catch memories and live in the moment, and hold only the most important things dear. However, don’t let your light backpacking ways leave you up a creek without a paddle! Here are 14 lightweight things to keep in your backpack that will make your backpacking trip a breeze!

14 Things You Definitely Need In Your Backpack While Abroad

8 Things Most Travellers Miss in Central America

Central America might not be the most traveled corner of the globe, but there's no question it's on the up. Thousands of tourists now flock to the beaches of Panama and the forests of Costa Rica each year, eager to spy out sloths and ride their first Pacific swells. However, there are still oodles of off-the-beaten-track spots and attractions in this S-bend between the Americas, with everything from hidden rivers to mysterious Mayan ruins on the menu for the more intrepid backpacker. Check it out…

8 Things Most Travellers Miss in Central America

10 Tips For Keeping Healthy While Traveling

Traveling – especially during a gap year – has something of a reputation for destroying livers and ruining those health routines. However, our list of hiking-mud bath-yoga-related suggestions for staying fit while on the road shows it doesn't always have to be that way…

10 Tips For Keeping Healthy While Traveling

Unique Experiences That You Can Have on IslandLife

It's no secret that we're really, really proud of our IslandLife itinerary. We've been working on it for years, after all. After finally getting the right spot and forging the perfect trip of fun-loving vibes and beautiful tropical enjoyment, we can't help but blow its trumpet a couple of times. So, check out these amazing unique experiences that you'll get from just one week with us in the Panamanian Caribbean…

Unique Experiences That You Can Have on IslandLife

7 Things That Made IslandLife The Most Unique Experience Ever

Imagine it: your own private island, the slosh of the pristine Caribbean Sea, the dreamy sight of swaying palms and billowing hammocks, endless sun and toothpaste-white sands. Seems too good to be true? Well it ain't! We've been dreaming of a trip like this one for years, where everybody lets loose and becomes one with nature. Now we've made it a reality. Hop aboard our IslandLife to become one of the LBW fam, and to experience one of the most unique travel itineraries ever created…

7 Things That Made IslandLife The Most Unique Experience Ever

THE MOST AWESOME NATIONAL PARKS IN PANAMA TO VISIT

In a nation famed across the globe for its untouched backcountry, magma-belching volcanos and pristine coastline (on both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea), it's hardly surprising that such a mouthwatering, wanderlust-inducing medley of national parks awaits. Here's just a taster of some of LBW's favourites…

THE MOST AWESOME NATIONAL PARKS IN PANAMA TO VISIT

8 REASONS TO VISIT COSTA RICA RIGHT NOW

Shrouded in mists and dressed in swaying palms, scented with coffee fields and fringed with tropical beaches to shame any Caribbean island, Costa Rica is hardly one to resist. But, just in case you needed any more reasons to pack the Hawaiian shirts and walking boots and make a beeline for this Central American gem, here’s a lowdown of some of its major pulls. Expect sultry rainforests, shimmering Pacific sands, three-toed sloths et al.

8 REASONS TO VISIT COSTA RICA RIGHT NOW

9 THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN THAT COWORKING SPACE

No matter if you're heading to a coworking space between the swaying palms of Southeast Asia or the smoke-spurting volcanos of Central America, the monkey-spotted jungles of Indo or the frenetic towns of India, there are a few things that every remote worker will need. We're not just talking about the obvious things: speedy internet, somewhere to sit and work, a comfy bed. We're also talking about the things you might not consider; the things that transform those nomadic trips with the laptop abroad from a plain old working holiday into an experience you're going to love and treasure.

9 THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN THAT COWORKING SPACE

DESTINATIONS THAT TOUR OPERATORS LOVE IN CENTRAL AMERICA

Ah Central America: a world of mystery and magic; of come-at-able locals with perpetual smiles and tropical birds so colourful they seem almost unreal. Ranging from the vine-dressed temples of Guatemala's Tikal to the salty fishing towns of the Panamanian Pacific coast, from the ambrosial sands of the Caribbean islands in Bocas del Toro and Belize to the endless surf streams of Mal Pais and Manzanillo in Costa Rica, there are plenty of reasons why tour operators simply love organizing trips to this bucket-list-busting corner of the globe.

DESTINATIONS THAT TOUR OPERATORS LOVE IN CENTRAL AMERICA

SOME OF LBW'S BEST ADVENTURE TRAVEL TOURS

Maybe it’s bungee jumping in the jungles of South America that’s got you all fired up? Or is it the thought of intrepid hikes to ancient Incan ruins in the Andes? Perhaps it’s the promise of hidden surf spots in the Indonesian Nusa Tenggara, endless parties on the full moon-floodlit beaches of Thailand, scrambles up Nica’s volcanic hills, or slides down Vietnam’s sandy dunes? Maybe its days spent under the Slavic sun hopping the plunge pools of Croatian waterfalls? Maybe it’s the vast Atacama and the hidden pueblo towns within? Maybe it’s Bali’s mysterious monkey forests or the green, green hills of Ubud? Maybe it’s all of the above…

SOME OF LBW'S BEST ADVENTURE TRAVEL TOURS