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Traveling in the South is a must-do for anyone looking for warm sun, beautiful beaches, and a laid-back atmosphere. From the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the white sands of the Atlantic coast, the Caribbean region is home to some of the most beautiful and pristine places in the world. It’s also home to some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet, with a warm hospitality that makes you feel right at home. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo adventure, the South offers a vacation experience that is as inspiring as it is fun.

From swimming with sea turtles to kayaking in bioluminescent bays to zip lining through the only tropical forest in the USA, explore everything Puerto Rico has to offer.
A day trip to Sagua La Grande from Cayo Santa Maria provides visitors with a wonderful glimpse into true local Cuban life as well as some of the country’s grand architectural masterpieces. While in the area, you should visit to the quaint fishing village of Isabela de Sagua, also known as Cuba’s Venice.
Here are some of the best restaurants in Playa del Carmen for travellers looking for local flavour, and all are less than a 10 minute walk from 5th avenue.
A vacation in Jamaica guarantees beautiful white sand beaches, warm aquamarine waters and stunning resorts and if you’re a serious or recreational cyclist, you can also experience the island’s active biking culture.
There are over 600,000 people living in Cancun, which means there are plenty of great options for food. Here are some of the most popular restaurants in Cancun both in the hotel zone and outside in the main city.
Whether you are vacationing alone or with friends and family, Cuba has so much to offer. Here are some of the best sites to help you discover Cuba!
Today some of the most popular foods in the Yucatan are also throughout Mexico, but many Yucatecan foods only exist in this region. Here are six dishes from the Yucatan you don’t want to miss!
Cancun Mexico is one of the most popular sun destinations and it’s easy to understand why. Not only does it have great beaches, nightlife and restaurants, it’s also close to so many other great spots. From Mayan culture to the adrenalin rush of extreme spots, you should consider these day trips.
History and nature may be at the heart of a trip to Panama, but it’s the people you meet that mark you the most. Here are five handmade souvenirs made in Panama to bring back to remind you of what makes this destination so unique.
On the anniversary of Pirates of the Caribbean, one writer goes on a hunt for a 300 year old pirate ship and its treasure in Dominican Republic.
Either you love being in the ocean, in the forest , climbing a waterfall or surfing on the waves, Samana offers it all. Discover Samana in four different ways.
The Royal Decameron Panama is your getaway go-to. Discover 4 ways to make the best of your All-Inclusive vacation to Panama.
Even though this is my third time in Panama City, I’m looking forward to wandering the narrow streets of Casco Viejo again for a Food Tour.
Escape the city on a daytrip to Anton Valley in Panama with its crisp micro-climate and unique geological setting – steep mountain walls overlooking a vast and flat floor – and biodiversity.
Fun in the sun on Panama’s most popular boardwalk
Discover Panama with Susan, a Transat employee, and expert who shares 3 tips on how to make your trip to Panama memorable.
The whole family can get a taste of the Dominican Republic at this food truck park in Punta Cana.
The Dominican Republic’s Macao Beach is one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, and it’s a perfect half-day excursion for families.
The Grand Palladium Resort Spa & Casino is the perfect choice for families vacationing in Punta Cana.
A travel expert and mom of two shares tips on taking a perfect beach vacation as a family.
With the most diverse plant life of any island in the Antilles, the Dominican Republic is a natural wonderland. A jungle walk near Punta Cana is a perfect family-friendly adventure in the Dominican Republic.
Follow in the footsteps of Catherine Brideau, our social media technician, as she takes us on a whirlwind holiday to discover Roatan Honduras in 24 hours.
Nicaragua, one of the most interesting countries in Central America, it is full of amazing beach life with diverse flora and fauna bordering both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. Each beach has its own vibe and attractions, here are the best beaches in Nicaragua you don’t want to miss.
Find tricks to adapt your classic pina colada to the cold winters with the help of the owners of the Montreal’s bar: Bishop & Bagg. Hot summer or cold winter, be prepared for the perfect cocktails!
Kids! Pick up your pails and shovels, hit the beach and follow these steps to build a sandcastle that’ll put all the others to royal shame. Follow our step by step guide to the great sandcastle!
Culturally distinct from the rest of Colombia, Cartagena has long been a place apart. Come experience the richness of the Old City as well as the new one.
Over the years Nicaragua has quietly becoming the darling of Central America. If you’re looking to get off the beaten path here are 6 great adventure sports in Nicaragua.
There are over 55 beaches in Jamaica that stretch along 900 kilometre’s of the country’s coastline. Find the perfect beach for you, here are some of them.
Nicaragua is a destination with unique architecture, exciting attractions, colourful culture and a place where urban and rural form a magnificent mosaic.
Hour by hour, be guided in a 24h trip in Montego Bay. See what Jamaica can offer you in a short period of time in one of its biggest cities.
How to prepare well for the four days of carnival festivities in Martinique.
From scuba diving to deep waters diving, Roatan has the second largest coral barrier in the world. Have a chance to meet the giant shark whales or to explore the different species that lives into the corals.
Costa Rica is the most popular destination in Central America. Its food, simple, but also fresh and delicious, is great for picky eaters and foodies alike. Here are 9 dishes to try.
Our basecampers discover the hidden treasures of Quintana Roo while travelling in Mexico.
The province of Camaguey in Cuba has so much to offer. Here are our recommendations.
Between majestic mountains and the Pacific waters, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico easily lives up to its reputation as one of the country’s most cosmopolitan cities.
The food in Nicaragua is delicious and such a bargain for budget travellers, if you’re planning a holiday in Nicaragua keep your eye out for these dishes.
Who says you have to spend a bundle to fully experience your destination? Not us! Here’s a look at five great activities to do in Montego Bay, Jamaica for under $50. Or even free.
Isla Paraiso is a tiny island less than an hour from the coast of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Also known as Cayo Arena, or Key Island, its signature attraction is its underwater scenery, which will wow the snorkeller in you.
Who said you had to spend money to get the most out of your vacation? Certainly not us! These five activities in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will cost you less than $50… or nothing at all.
Everything in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo is within walking distance, so we’ve compiled a list of must-dos to help you make the most of your experience. Go ahead, walk around, explore, mix with the locals and soak up the Dominican culture.
Cuba has a lot to offer in term of art. Discover La Havana through museums, galeries and boutiques. Culture in Cuba can be surprising!
From the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific, natural wonders await when travelling in Nicaragua.
From fine dining to street food, you can eat well on any budget in Puerto Vallarta. Here are the ten best restaurants in the area.
Here are many destinations in the Caribbean that will take you in the footsteps of pirates such as Blackbeard, Henry Morgan and many others.
Divers from all over the world meet on the island of Utila and the Cayos Cochinos archipelago to experience the legendary diving experience.
The main road, Carretera Principal, will take you from West End to East End on the island of Roatán, Honduras, in the Caribbean Sea.
If you wish to visit Cuba away from its all-inclusive experience, here are great road trip itineraries around Cuba, the Caribbean’s largest island.
A popular sun holiday in Central America, Costa Rica is home to so many great beaches. Here are 7 you cannot miss.
You’ve said “I do” to a destination wedding down south! Here, we break down who can help you plan what you wish for your big day!