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11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

Often thought of as the craziest continent of them all, Central America really is a spectacle of colours, sounds, music and madness! And never is this sensory overload more apparent then when trying to navigate the continent by bus! I’ve got to admit, I’m a pretty big sucker for the madness and really get a […]

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The 10 BEST Central America Beaches

The 10 BEST Central America Beaches

Bordered by both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Central America is really a skinny strip of land dominated by huge bodies of water on either side. This makes the whole continent a beach-lovers paradise and the array of different coastal areas in this small continent is astounding! From scuba diving and sipping rum […]

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10 Important Things to Know Before Backpacking Central America

10 Important Things to Know Before Backpacking Central America

I spent 2 years backpacking Central America and loved every moment of it. When I left the UK and headed there however, I hardly knew anyone that had been, in fact, most people I spoke to had never even heard of half the countries there! As such, I wasn’t able to glean a lot of practical […]

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20 Amazing Things to Do on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

By on September 24, 2015 in Latin America, Nicaragua with 10 Comments
20 Amazing Things to Do on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

Oh Little Corn Island, what a tiny drop of paradise you are! There you sit in the Caribbean Sea, a minuscule pearl, shining with simplicity and serenity. I fell in love with you from the first moment I saw you – loving everything about your tropical charm and beauty. With no cars, no roads, banks […]

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Top Budget Travel Tips for Central America

Top Budget Travel Tips for Central America

Granted, Central America is a pretty cheap place to travel. Yet, even in this, one of the most budget-friendly places on earth, there are always ways to spend less and travel more! Having spent 2 years travelling the length and breadth of this fabulous continent on a very small daily allowance, I certainly learnt thing […]

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The Most Overrated Places in Latin America I Visited

By on July 20, 2015 in Ecuador, Latin America, Nicaragua, Panama with 22 Comments
The Most Overrated Places in Latin America I Visited

Having spent over 2 years travelling up and down this fabulous stretch of the globe, it goes without staying that I’m pretty enchanted by Latin America, its places and its people. That said, there will always be disappointments along the road, especially when you are a foreigner and tourism is big business. As such, I’ve […]

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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 Latin America, Nicaragua with 4 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 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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