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

By on January 28, 2015 in Budget Travel, Colombia, Latin America, Panama with 2 Comments
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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