Antigua Guatemala city guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Thousands of visitors descend on Antigua for its famous Semana Santa celebrations over Easter, but this colonial gem is worth a visit at any time of year

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

Where to go in Costa Rica

With its rain forests, beaches and wildlife, Costa Rica makes a huge mark on the radars of those seeking pristine environments, especially as its food, drink and hostels match the natural beauty

Archaeologists find two lost cities deep in Honduras jungle

Archaeological team say they have set foot in a place untouched by humans for at least 600 years in a site that may be the ‘lost city of the monkey god’