Central America

beyond the beaten path

With cerulean seas and verdant forests, magnificent Maya ruins and smoking volcanoes, Central America is like a tropical fairy tale – except all of it is real.
Corocvado, Costa Rica by Berti Benbanaste
Zapotitlan Salinas, Mexico by Andres Sanz

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Justin Randolph
  • Argentina
  • Chile
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I was born with a passion for the map's blank spaces. Exploring them is where I feel most alive and am filled with the greatest sense of wonder and intrigue for the world around.As Nabokov once said..."nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.” Shall we go forth?
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Owen Gaddis
  • Argentina
  • Belize
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Olga Roldán
  • Mexico
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Sierra Gorda Ecotours offers custom and private tours in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve. Located in the heart of Mexico,Sierra Gorda is a natural protected area that covers a third of Querétaro state. Its inhabitants include various species which are in danger of extinction, such as the jaguar and the military macaw. It is the seventh largest Reserve in Mexico and the most diverse in terms of ecosystems.
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Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven
  • Canada
  • Mexico
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I was born and raised in Belgium. After I took several trips to the US, I’ve decided to move there permanently. I have been overlanding in the US, Canada,Mexico and Central America on and off and now I’m traveling these areas full-time.
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Edward Fajardo
  • Costa Rica
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Ashley Blake
  • Ecuador
  • Jordan
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Traverse Journeys provides organized travel opportunities powered by social enterprises, community partners and impact-minded venturers.Our mission is to cultivate transformative experiences to unique destinations across the globe, fostering cross-cultural appreciation, environmental awareness and responsible tourism. We offer small group trips to 20+ destinations infusing people, planet and purpose into each experience, ranging from adventure, hiking, yoga, cultural and culinary itineraries 6-12 days in length.
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Carlota Morales
  • Guatemala
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We have been offering life-changing and impactful experiences to the travelers we host.
Valentyn Syenin
  • Canada
  • Indonesia
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I’ve been traveling to connect further with myself and nature for the past 2-3 years as a film maker and photographer.It has opened doors for me and expanded my horizons beyond measures. Travel has been a source of inspiration of ephemeral beauty I can capture and share with others. I have never done a group trip but have always desired to drive so. This sounds like an interesting opportunity to make it happen and share some experiences with my audience.
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Jenna Matecki
  • Italy
  • Japan
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Hi! I’m an independent environmental communications strategist and writer who works to reconnect people with nature. I build inventive, creative,and persuasive social impact initiatives, brand identities, and copy. My partners work in landscape architecture, climate, and experiential design. I live nomadically in different cities around the world and capture my life through Postcards from Jenna, a poetic book written postcard by postcard. People from 34 different countries receive limited edition, beautifully illustrated, story-driven postcards from me in their actual mailboxes.
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Shad Qudsi
  • Guatemala
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Atitlan Organics Permaculture Farm is a highly diversified, super low input, downright ninja farm. Founded in 2010, we have focused on building and maintaining a fully-functional,profitable, organic, permaculture farm. Today, our farm is host to an enormous amount of diversity including dairy goats, chickens, vegetables, coffee, bees, and well over 200 useful plant species. Over the past several years, the farm has also begun to host various human activities. We now offer Permaculture Design Certification and Natural Building courses throughout the year.
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Frank Castro
  • Argentina
  • Bhutan
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I grew up in Malibu, California and have spent much of my life traveling in search of perfect waves, beautiful peaks, and inspiring wildlife safaris.I have spent over a decade running lodges & camps and curating adventure programs in Africa. I have spent many years traversing the Himalayas and curating trips in that region. After becoming a father, I have highly focused on Central & South America. My focus is on sustainable and ethical travel, with top notch services and guiding. Adventure travel is vital for local economies and also the greatest connection to nature and the human essence.
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Max nelson
  • Colombia
  • Cuba
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A habitual globetrotter has a passion for immersing himself in foreign cultures and working with emerging markets.He has traveled to nearly every Latin American country and some travel highlights include: hItchhiking across Eastern Europe, celebrating the Khmer New Year in Cambodia & volunteering with a surfing community in Peru. He founded Hastacuba 3 years ago and has become a member of the Cuban community and loves exploring the local landscape and developing exciting, new programs a.nd sharing them
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Melissa Hoskins
  • Costa Rica
  • Greece
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