Category Archives: North America

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Saint Lucia Overview

Saint Lucia is the second largest island the Windward Islands, of volcanic origin, with a mountainous landscape covered by tropical vegetation, which is one of the most beautiful in the West Indies. See Countryvv for labor market in St. Lucia. Country located in the Lesser Antilles, the second largest island the Windward Islands, with the Caribbean Sea to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the… Read More »

How to get to United States

Overview The USA – a collage of superlatives – encompasses vast plains, snow-capped mountains, vast forests and unusual rock formations, as well as towering skyscrapers and a breathtaking cultural scene. Seeing the skyline of Manhattan from the ship for the first time is an unforgettable moment, as is the first ride in a yellow cab,… Read More »

How to get to Anguilla

Overview What Anguilla lacks in geographic size, this small Caribbean country makes up for in coveted white-sand beaches. No visitor can resist the 19 km long coral coast and the calm water shimmering in many shades of blue. The larger and smaller islands that make up Anguilla are popular holiday destinations, especially among celebrities and… Read More »

How to get to Antigua and Barbuda

Overview The low-lying, originally volcanic islands of Antigua and Barbuda are part of the Leeward Islands in the north-eastern Caribbean Sea. Not surprisingly, water is a part of everyday life here, including that of visitors. Nelson’s Dockyard in English Harbor is the best known of Antigua and Barbuda’s vibrant yachting and sailing scene. In addition… Read More »

How to get to Aruba

Overview Sitting back and enjoying life is not difficult on an island like Aruba, and the laid-back way of life is just what visitors need to get away from it all for a while. Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad, impresses visitors with orange-colored house facades that reveal the island’s historical ties to the Netherlands. Although Aruba separated… Read More »

How to get to Bahamas

Overview The quiet, sheltered bays and uncrowded beaches of the Bahamas offer visitors the intimacy of a quiet retreat in the midst of a surprisingly large archipelago. Twice the size of Spain, the Bahamas is made up of over 700 palm islands. The name Bahamas comes from the Spanish baja mar – flat sea. The… Read More »

How to get to Barbados

Overview Barbados may be a typical Caribbean island, with its powder-white sand beaches and turquoise waters, but it offers much more than just a beach vacation. Those who come here for the first time will nevertheless immediately want to rush to one of the 113 km long sandy beaches and swim in the shallow water.… Read More »

How to get to Belize

Overview For outdoor enthusiasts, Belize offers endless opportunities. The small country has more in common with Caribbean islands than its Central American neighbors (its architectural style, for example). Every vacation destination in Belize has archaeological sites and national parks as well as marine and nature reserves. Mayan temples tower over tropical rainforests, and a vast… Read More »

How to get to Bermuda

Overview Anyone who first thinks of the brightly colored breeches when they think of Bermuda is not alone, because the fashion faux pas of the 1980s with the same name brought the distant, exotic group of islands to many people’s attention. However, unlike the Bermuda shorts, the chain of coral islands is stylish and very… Read More »

How to get to Bonaire

Overview The desert-like landscape of Bonaire, the second-largest island of the former Netherlands Antilles, is surrounded by turquoise-blue water and countless fish in all colors of the rainbow lure under the water surface between coral banks. Bonaire has the reputation of having the most beautiful diving and snorkeling areas in the entire Caribbean. Since tourism… Read More »

How to get to British Virgin Islands

Overview Lush green mountain slopes, extensive coral reefs and famous shipwrecks make up the flair of the British Virgin Islands. Every imaginable type of water sport is offered in this little piece of paradise, but visitors who are less interested in sport will also get their money’s worth, for example watching dolphins and whales on… Read More »

How to get to Canada

Overview Few countries in the world offer visitors such an enormous range of travel options as Canada. Skiing, sailing, visiting museums or fine dining – this country has it all and more. Western Canada is best known for its stunning scenery, the east is a mix of European charm and North American bustle, and the… Read More »

How to get to Cayman Islands

Overview The three Cayman Islands lure countless vacationers today for their clear waters and long sandy beaches, but they certainly weren’t as compelling in the days of Columbus, who discovered them in 1503. Extensive turtle colonies inspired Columbus to originally name the archipelago Las Tortuges (The Turtles). They were later called Caymanas because the numerous… Read More »

How to get to Costa Rica

Overview Emerald rainforest, pastel hummingbirds, smoldering volcanic peaks, roaring rivers and freshly harvested oranges still warm from the sun: if nature could ever be accused of showing off, it’s here in Costa Rica. This green patch of earth north of the equator is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Costa Rica has… Read More »

How to get to Cuba

Overview With countless pristine beaches, mountain forests and bustling cities, Cuba is anything but an ordinary island. Although time has stood still in many respects since the revolution more than 50 years ago, the contrasts of sunny Cuba are fascinating. The historic cities of Havana and Trinidad have been faithfully restored; a walk through its… Read More »

How to get to Curaçao

Overview Colorful Curaçao is a dynamic mix of cultures, think Danish colonial buildings and delicious Creole cuisine to name just two examples. The pretty capital of Curaçao, Willemstad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers the visitor a charming glimpse into the past with its pastel-colored houses and cobbled squares. Curaçao’s gently rolling, desert-like plains offer… Read More »

How to get to Dominica

Overview The Caribbean island of Dominica is a blend of formidable volcanoes, bubbling mountain rivers, dense forests, tranquil lakes and steaming geysers. It is a diverse and beautiful country that could be a magnet for tourists due to its natural conditions and its warm and hospitable people. Despite being one of the poorest countries in… Read More »

How to get to Dominican Republic

Overview The Dominican Republic, the most geographically diverse country in the Caribbean, presents the visitor with tropical rainforest, alpine mountain ranges, mangrove swamps and even desert areas. These gifts of nature allow for excellent adventure sports and ecotourism offers, and mountain bikers, trekking fans and water sports enthusiasts in particular will find plenty to do… Read More »

How to get to El Salvador

Overview El Salvador (“The Savior”) is the smallest country in Central America, but is always worth a visit for its breathtaking volcanic landscape and the warm-hearted people. This tiny tropical country has a myriad of natural attractions, including Cerro Verde National Park, volcanic lakes Ilopango and Coatepeque, and stunning beaches. The beaches of Sonsonate and… Read More »

How to get to Granada

Overview Grenada’s mountainous landscape of volcanic origin makes this island one of the most beautiful in the entire Caribbean. Here there are crater lakes, rainforests, mangrove plantations along the coast, coupled with white sandy beaches and a blue-green sea dotted with coral reefs. Grenada is rightly known as the Spice Island, and nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon,… Read More »

How to get to Greenland

Overview Remote Greenland is the largest island in the world and the sea that surrounds it is either permanently frozen or freezing cold due to the predominantly cold ocean currents. The ice in the interior of the country is up to 3 km thick, so it is no wonder that most of the population lives… Read More »

How to get to Guadeloupe

Overview Guadeloupe includes the butterfly-shaped islands of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, as well as the nearby, smaller islands of La Desirade, Marie-Galante and Les Saintes. Columbus discovered the archipelago in 1493, which became a French colony in 1635 and a French overseas territory in 1946. This results in a strong French influence, from the ingredients and… Read More »

How to get to Guatemala

Overview Guatemala fascinates above all because of its spectacular Mayan ruins and archaeological sites. Today, the Maya, who make up almost half of Guatemala’s population, still live in the old-fashioned way in the pine forests of the highlands, wearing their traditional colorful weaves. In Guatemala today there are still about 21 ethnic groups speaking 23… Read More »

How to get to Haiti

Overview Mountainous landscapes and a tropical climate are ingredients that could make Haiti a vacation destination, but decades of poverty, vulnerability and violence, especially since the 1980s, have made this all but impossible and made Haiti the poorest country in the Americas. Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. Under the brutal… Read More »

How to get to Honduras

Overview Honduras is a land of lowlands and fertile valleys, and the port city of La Ceiba, which mainly ships bananas around the world, sees tourism as an important future source of income. Honduras has good hotels and beaches and, just as important, an international airport. Once an important port, Trujillo offers visitors fascinating pirate… Read More »

How to get to Jamaica

Overview The Caribbean’s third-largest island, Jamaica is also its most colorful, with idyllic white-sand beaches and vibrant tropical blooms framed by blue mountain peaks. Jamaica, the land of dreadlocks, is a dream of red, gold and green. Jamaica is a proud country and in 2022 it will be celebrating 60 years of independence from Britain.… Read More »

How to get to Martinique

Overview When Christopher Columbus discovered Martinique in 1493, he considered it “the most beautiful country in the world” and named it after Saint Martin. Martinique’s indigenous people were the Arawak and the Caribs, who called it Madinina (“flower island”). Although the British briefly tried to take control of the country in the 18th and 19th… Read More »

How to get to Mexico

Overview Spicy like salsa roja (“red sauce”), intoxicating like tequila, moody like the volcanoes of the Sierras, surreal like a painting by Frida Kahlo, monumental like the pyramids of Teotihuacán and warm-hearted like its people – this is Mexico, a country that Mind fascinates and is good for the soul. There really is something for… Read More »

How to get to Montserrat

Overview Montserrat is a tranquil, relaxing island where you can hike, bird watch, snorkel or just relax and play a game of dominoes. The tiny Caribbean nation was hard hit when the Soufrière Hills volcano erupted for the first time in 1995 and a second time in 1997. Almost half of the island became uninhabitable,… Read More »

How to get to Nicaragua

Overview With its deserted beaches, pristine rainforests, freshwater lakes and volcanoes, Nicaragua is a nature lover’s paradise. Nicaragua, which was once rather unsuitable as a travel destination, has left civil war, dictatorship and natural disasters behind and is now an insider tip for eco-tourism and seaside holidays. Nicaragua offers visitors a quieter alternative to nearby… Read More »