Category: Atlantic Ocean

Honduras

Caribbean, Honduras, Roatan Island, West End Beach, Palm tree on a beach

Nestled between the borders of Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua exists Honduras, which is the second largest country in South American and offers an exciting destination for tourists. The country is soaked in the rich history of colonial villages, Mayan ruins and natural parks. The Bay Islands that exist along the coast offer a serine environment for avid divers and snorkelers. Getting Around In essence, there are four ways to explore the beautiful scenery that Honduras has to offer people.

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Jamaica

Caribbean Inlet to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Jamaica is an island nation in the Caribbean, west of Hispaniola and south of Cuba. After Canada and the United States, it is the third most populated English-speaking country in the Americas. It was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1494, who claimed the island for Spain. It was eventually captured from the Spanish by the British, and remains part of the British Commonwealth today. Under British control, Jamaica became one of the world’s biggest slave-dependent and sugar-exporting nations. Today, it

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Mexico

Mexico, Xcaret, Lagoon, Rock formation in the sea

Mexico is the southern most country in North America, bordering the United States to the north and Guatemala and Belize to the southeast. It has 6000 miles of shoreline, as it has coasts on the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. Mexico has very warm weather, unique food, breathtaking architecture, beautiful beaches, plenty of golf courses, historical ruins, and excellent fishing, and as such has become a very popular tourist destination Getting Around The best roads

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Panama

Swimming pool landscape in Panama

Panama, located on the coast of both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is a country in Central America bordering Colombia and Costa Rica. It is situated on the isthmus that creates the land bridge connecting North and South America, and thus is called the “crossroads of the Americas”. It also controls the Panama Canal, which connects the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean through the Caribbean Sea. Panama is emerging as a very attractive tourist destination, thanks in large part

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South America Cruises

Sugarloaf mountain

South American cruises are rapidly becoming one of the world’s most popular cruise voyages. Indeed, as a destination, South America has a lot to offer both on and off land. Cruise-goers can be captivated by rugged terrain, untouched fjords, vibrant cities, mountains that disappear into the clouds, some of the world’s largest rainforests, and a land rich in indigenous history. South America is a giant continent, which extends from the equator to near the Antarctic region. It is home to

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St Lucia

summer vacation; people on beach at dusk

St. Lucia is an island in the Caribbean located just north of Trinidad and Tobago, off the Central American coast. It was first discovered by the Spanish in 1492, and was eventually secured by the British in 1814. Thus, it is part of the British Commonwealth. Tourism is essential to St. Lucia’s economy, although its economic importance will continue to increase due to the competitive banana market. St. Lucia is an extremely popular tourist destination due to its scenery and

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Turks and Caicos

Caribbean Turks and Caicos

Turks and Caicos is a small group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, just 550 miles off the South coast of Florida. The main islands are Grand Turk and Providenciales, also known as Caicos Island; however, the country is collectively made up of at least 40 small islands. Together, the islands are 37 miles in length and collectively, the population of the island is just under 30,000. In spite of this, these tiny islands welcome over a million visitors per

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Western Caribbean Cruises

Cruise ship in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

There are several ports in the Gulf of Mexico which cruise to the Western Caribbean. In the article below I will outline a number of options for three- to seven-day cruises which is the reason it became so popular. Some examples of locations which are included in the “exotic” portion of the Western Caribbean is actually the eastern coast of Central America. This includes Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Guatemala. Itinerary Central America is a narrow piece of land

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