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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

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

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

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PANAMA ISLANDS TO TRAVEL

If you've already checked off the famous canals and locks, hiked through the misty rainforests and rafted through the quetzal-peppered bayous and riverways of the wild backcountry, then perhaps it's time to seek out Panama's more coastal gems. Of course, with such a wealth of pearly white sands and palm-fringed beaches waiting on both sides of the country – the Pacific and Carib – finding the most beautiful Panama island to travel can be a tad tricky. Allow us to help…

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PANAMA ISLANDS TO TRAVEL

Panama nightlife: The top spots to party in the land of the canal

It's hardly a secret that the Panamanians love to party. Fueled by their Spanish passion and imbued with the exotic beats of the Caribbean, the folk of this Central American gem love to get out there and boogie the night away. They hit cocktail bars and surf shacks, they guzzle fruity concoctions in the bustling dives of Panama City and even join backpackers in the rustic venues of towns like David City and Bocas del Toro.

Panama nightlife: The top spots to party in the land of the canal

Choosing the right tour in Central America

With everything from misty rainforests to endangered species, picture-perfect beaches to monstrous volcanos, pretty colonial cities to sleepless parties on the sands of the Caribbean on the line-up for travellers heading to Central America, we know it can be tricky finding the itinerary that’s right for you. Cue this lowdown of every trip offered by LBW, which goes from Nica to Panama and boasts oodles adrenaline-pumping adventure travel and no-holes-barred hedonism alike. Enjoy!

Choosing the right tour in Central America

Traditions and Customs in Panama Culture

Ranging from the sparkling Caribbean to the roaring waves of the Pacific, dotted with mist-topped volcanos and cut-through by the great Panama Canal, there are few things that unify this small nation in Central America on the geography front. However, there's plenty to unify the place when it comes to Panama culture. Yep, with everywhere from Panama City to the smallest hamlets of the rainforests all joined together by a love of good rhythms, hearty food and a shared past, the destination is a truly fascinating one.

Traditions and Customs in Panama Culture

Best time to visit Panama?

Ah, Panama: that S-bend of land that connects South America to North America. Known across the globe for its famous canal and as a booming business center, the place might seem like somewhere to avoid on that gap year adventure. But woe betide the person who writes it off! Woe betide the person who thinks there's simply never a best time to visit Panama!

Best time to visit Panama?