There is no easier place outside of the United States to drive than the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. With brand new, perfectly paved roads, you'll easily be able to get from the Liberia airport to the playas region or the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in no time. Unless you plan on going on extreme off-road adventures, you won't need a 4 wheel drive vehicle. While there are steep inclines to navigate, 4 wheel drive is not necessary.
Just today, news broke that an American man and his Canadian girlfriend were found dead in Belize. I was drawn to follow the story because we just traveled to Belize this year. But as soon as I started reading the comments posted on the article, I instantly regretted it.
Honestly, I hadn't heard great things about Mazatlan before we decided to take a trip there. It was an impulse decision thanks to the great deal that was offered. (less than $1,000 for a week all-inclusive and flight from Fargo!) Lets be real - Mazatlan isn't the greatest place in Mexico - however the locals … Continue reading Is it safe to go to Mazatlan, Mexico?