Central America

Leon & Granada: Nicaragua’s colonial towns

Leon The beautiful colonial city of Leon and it’s surroundings are buzzing with things to see and do. Celebrating the university’s 100th year at the time of our visit back in November 2014, the city was even more alive than ever; every evening the streets were packed with families, students and tourists alike, enjoying live music… Continue reading Leon & Granada: Nicaragua’s colonial towns

Central America

The best of: The Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

The Yucatán Peninsula – the small, south-eastern tip of Mexico – is a wonderful, manageable taste of this otherwise vast and overwhelming country. Although a lot of Mexico has a bad rep in terms of safety, especially in its innermost regions, the Yucatán Peninsula is known to be one of its safer areas, making it… Continue reading The best of: The Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

Central America

Why you should visit Guatemala right now

From my travels so far, one of the countries that stands out the most is Guatemala. Before visiting, I had heard many people rave about it, but it really exceeded my expectations. Here are five reasons why Guatemala should be at the top of your list for your next travelling adventure… Incredible natural sites Guatemala… Continue reading Why you should visit Guatemala right now

Central America

A short while in El Salvador

Many skip El Salvador on their way through Central America, or only give time to the northern beaches. However, we spent ten days volunteering at a hostel on the southern beaches, followed by another ten exploring the north, and found that it had little less to offer than it’s neighbours. We’ve all seen it on… Continue reading A short while in El Salvador