Central America

The 5 Best Things to Do in Nicaragua

The 5 Best Things to Do in Nicaragua

Oh Nicaragua, you dream-filled beautiful country! With mountains, lakes, rivers, beaches, surf, scuba, jungles and islands you’ve got it all, so close and so fresh and so exciting. And best of all, not everyone knows about you yet. About your dazzling colours, your friendly people, your fun and your wildness. But word is getting around […]

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10 Tips for Vegetarian Travellers in Central America

10 Tips for Vegetarian Travellers in Central America

When I travel as a vegetarian to some of the more far-flung places of the world, some people always look at me aghast and question, “but what are you going to eat there?” In all likelihood, these are probably the people who also wonder how I survive in the Western world because, in reality, eating […]

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Granada Vs León: The Fight for Nicaragua’s Best City

By on February 19, 2015 in Central America, Latin America, NICARAGUA with 6 Comments
Granada Vs León: The Fight for Nicaragua’s Best City

“Granada vs León: Which one is better?” asks my friend. She’s due to visit the Central American country of Nicaragua in the next few months and knowing my experience of travelling there, as well as my propensity for speaking frankly, she probably expects a clear answer. “Well, they’re very different,” I reply, unhelpfully. “Really?” she […]

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How to Cheaply Travel From Panama to Colombia (or visa versa!)

How to Cheaply Travel From Panama to Colombia (or visa versa!)

If you’re planning a trip that encompasses both Central America and South America, you’re probably wondering about the best way you can move between the two continents. Normally this involves travel from Panama to Colombia or visa versa. Sadly, due to dangerous guerrilla activity, lack of roads and treacherous jungle, making the journey by land […]

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How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

How to get to Latin America cheaply, is a crucial question for many European budget travellers, yet easy answers just don’t’ seem to exist. Like the continent’s great Mayan and Incan temples, it appears to be another unfathomable dimension to this intriguing part of the world. However, after a few years there, I managed to uncover some […]

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