Category: Latin America

By Preston Nix

#58 Nicaragua

While we came here during the Ortega protests in 2018, this is a surprisingly fun and easy country to visit. Not too expensive, plenty of things to do, very pretty, and friendly. Part of this was because all of the other tourists had left due to the protests, but you could tell it was like…

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By Preston Nix

#35 Belize

Belize is one of my least favorite countries. The beaches are nice, and I should say that the Cayes in the north, especially the Blue Hole, are supposed to be great, but on the whole, I feel like this country separates itself from its neighbors only because it is English speaking. Other than that, it…

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By Preston Nix

#37 The Dominican Republic

  The Dominican Republic is a fantastic country to visit. I highly recommend it. Especially for long weekends. Direct flights from the states for under $500 round trip, beautiful beaches (my favorite in Latin America so far) and really great people. They don’t hassle you, it’s safe, and still very authentic.   Santo Domingo (Spent…

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By Preston Nix

#40 Panama

Panama City (Spend 24-32 hours here, I did 38) Panama City, the capital of Panama, and home to the Panama Canal (they really just took a name they liked and stuck with it didn’t they), was a fine country where I felt save and welcomed. A good friend lived there for a time, told me…

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