Tag: Latin America

10 Tips for Vegetarian Travellers in Central America

By on Published: March 2, 2015 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Central America, COSTA RICA, GUATEMALA, Latin America, NICARAGUA, PANAMA, Travel Tips with 10 Comments
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 Published: February 19, 2015 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Central America, Latin America, NICARAGUA with 7 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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Went for a Week, Stayed a Year: Falling in Love with Little Corn Island

By on Published: January 23, 2015 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Central America, Latin America, NICARAGUA, Travel Stories with 32 Comments
Went for a Week, Stayed a Year: Falling in Love with Little Corn Island

From the moment I got off the long wooden boat and walked up the mini jetty onto the sandy soil, I fell in love with Little Corn Island, Nicaragua. I simply knew this was a special place for me. Looking and feeling like something out of a Caribbean travel brochure, palm trees laden with coconuts swaying in the […]

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How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

By on Published: January 10, 2015 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America, COLOMBIA, ECUADOR, Latin America, PERU, South America, Travel Tips with 10 Comments
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 […]

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