Central America

Ideal Female Packing List for Central America

By on Published: March 14, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, Latin America, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
Ideal Female Packing List for Central America

From the ocean oasis to the cloud forest, the colonial towns to the volcano treks, Central America’s diversity is both startling and splendid, especially given the small size of this landmass and the number of countries within it. And from scorching summers to rainy winters, sunny beaches to cold high altitudes, the climate here is […]

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The Top 9 Places to Snorkel in Belize

By on Published: April 20, 2017 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in BELIZE, Central America, Latin America with 26 Comments
The Top 9 Places to Snorkel in Belize

Located in the beautiful continent of Central America, Belize offers some of the Caribbean’s most beautiful landscapes both above and below its crystal waters. With a year-round tropical climate and ocean temperatures to match, Belize is renowned for its world-class snorkelling, which you can combine with relaxing on idyllic white beaches and sipping a delicious […]

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

By on Published: December 17, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, COSTA RICA, GUATEMALA, Latin America, NICARAGUA with 10 Comments
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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10 Unforgettable Things to do in Costa Rica on a Budget

By on Published: July 7, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, COSTA RICA, Latin America with 18 Comments
10 Unforgettable Things to do in Costa Rica on a Budget

Slap bang in the middle of Central America is a small country that packs a big punch! Although it’s one of the more expensive countries in this part of the world, Costa Rica still boasts an array of budget-friendly adventures sure to delight and amaze travellers. I’ve visited this beautiful little paradise several times and […]

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The 10 Best Central America Beaches

By on Published: March 7, 2016 | Last Updated: February 17, 2020 in Central America, COSTA RICA, GUATEMALA, Latin America, NICARAGUA, PANAMA with 14 Comments
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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Corcovado National Park: Seeing Costa Rica at its Best!

By on Published: December 22, 2015 | Last Updated: December 23, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, COSTA RICA, Latin America with 8 Comments
Corcovado National Park: Seeing Costa Rica at its Best!

I will simply start by saying that visiting Corcovado National Park was, without a doubt, one of the highlights of the time Costa Rica. In a country already renowned for its eco-tourism, incredible wildlife and beautiful nature, Corcovado National Park sparkles like a jewel in this country’s crown. Related Posts The 10 Best Beaches in […]

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5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

By on Published: November 26, 2015 | Last Updated: December 9, 2019 in Central America, GUATEMALA, Latin America with 8 Comments
5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

A land of fiery active volcanoes, wild colourful markets and dense jungle ruins, Guatemala is like nowhere else on the planet. Nestled at the top of Central America, this tiny country is a feast for the senses at every turn and never fails to captivate those who visit her. Indeed Guatemala was the first country […]

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10 Important Things to Know Before Backpacking Central America

By on Published: November 16, 2015 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, Latin America with 12 Comments
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 […]

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20 Amazing Things to Do on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

By on Published: September 24, 2015 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, Latin America, NICARAGUA with 23 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

By on Published: August 13, 2015 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, Latin America with 4 Comments
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 a […]

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