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Lake Atitlán, Guatemala: how a village became an artwork

An ambitious painting project designed to boost tourism and community spirit launches in lakeside Santa Catarina Palopó Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán is famed for its striking scenery: cobalt-blue waters fringed with dramatic volcanic cones and scattered Mayan villages. And now the site is about to add a rather different attraction to its shores. The lakeside community […]

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Top 10 budget beach B&Bs in the Seychelles

The Seychelles islands of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue may be known for their luxury resorts but there is also a great selection of family-run, more affordable guesthouses just as close to the archipelago’s famous, world-class beaches For a room with a five-star view, Colibri is hard to beat. Nine rustic rooms – all wood […]

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Top 10 affordable eco-lodges in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the world’s most popular eco-tourism destinations, with travellers drawn to national parks, reserves and rainforests. It also grades lodgings for sustainable practices. We select 10 of the best Beach houses in South and Central America At Finca Luna Nueva, guests are encouraged to reconnect with nature by living the simple […]