Central America

How To Get To Chagres National Park, Local Expat Explains

Puerto Corotu at Chagres National Park.

Calling all adventurous travelers! Getting to Chagres National Park by public transportation isn’t hard, but it’s not for the casual tourist. In this guide, I’ll teach you how to get to the Puerto Corotú region of Chagres Park by public transportation from Panama City. PS—If you’re driving, use trusty Google Maps to arrive at Puerto …

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How Safe Is the Riviera Maya? A Solo Female Traveler Weighs In

Girl drinking from a coconut by the beach.

Safety in Mexico has been a long-standing concern with prospective travelers. But given that Mexico has been making the news due to kidnappings and cartel activity, it understandably has vacationers-to-be wondering—How safe is the Riviera Maya? The Riviera Maya is safe if you practice basic safety precautions. Like most destinations, if your goal is to …

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Cancun International Airport: Safety & Navigation Tips

The shadow of a plane on a tropical beach.

Cancun’s airport is the gateway to the Yucatan Peninsula. But before you arrive at your Caribbean resort, it’s important to familiarize yourself with Cancun International Airport’s four terminals and how to stay safe. I’ve flown into and out of Cancun over a dozen times. I’ll share the top things you need to know to ensure …

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