Central America

Check out these articles for travel tips and inspiration for your next trip to Central America.

Planning a trip to Costa Rica
Costa Rica is Central America at its finest. Home to lush jungle and golden beaches, a trip to the ‘rich coast’ can be as adventurous or relaxing as you desire. As one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, with half a million different species, Costa Rica is the poster […]

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Great Blue Hole
Central America is an amazing destination to travel to. It is cheap, easy to get around, (in comparison to South America) and offers something for everyone. Wheather you are into tropical islands, hiking, rainforests, volcanos, wildlife, scuba diving, partying or relaxing, Central America certainly has you covered. After seeing these amazing destinations, I […]

10 Places to add to your Central America Bucket List

The Best of Mexico / Planning a trip to Mexico
I have visited Mexico three time now, heading to the same destination every time – the Yucatan Peninsula. The Yucatan Peninsula is where Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum are found, and what an amazing part of the world this is. The area hosts absolutely perfect beaches and endless underground cenotes […]

The Best of Mexico

Barrels in Playa Maderas
Nicaragua, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is a Central American nation known for its dramatic terrain of lakes, volcanoes and beaches. These photos highlight the best of Nicaragua, my favourite destination in Central America. San Juan Del Sur  San Juan Del Sur is a small coastal town […]

The Best of Nicaragua – Central America

Things to do in Granada Nicaragua
Lake Apoyo (Apoyo Lagoon) was one of my favourite destinations in Nicaragua. Apoyo Lagoon is a nature reserve located between Granada and Masaya. The lake is a crater formed from a volcano eruption more than 20,000 years ago. Apoyo lagoon is the clearest lake in the region, as well as the […]

Backpackers Guide to Lake Apoyo – Nicaragua

Isla De Ometepe Nicaragua
Isla De Ometepe is an island on Lake Nicaragua. The Island of Ometepe is made up of two volcanoes, Concepción and Maderas, which are joined by a low isthmus to form one island in the shape of an hourglass. The volcanos are popular for hiking and bird watching. Isla De Ometepe is still […]

Backpackers Guide to Isla De Ometepe – Nicaragua

Things to do in Granada
 Granada is a city in Nicaragua with a rich colonial heritage, seen in its architecture and structure. The streets are filled with history, vibrant colours, churches, cathedrals, museums, markets and a lively atmosphere. This is a guide on the best things to do in Granada Nicaragua, and other travel tips for backpackers.  […]

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Sunset in San Juan Del Sur
San Juan Del Sur is a small coastal town on the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua. San Juan Del Sur is the hub for exploration of Nicaragua’s toned and tanned southern beaches. While San Juan itself doesn’t have an amazing beach or great surf, you can easily get shuttles either 30 minutes […]

Backpackers Guide to San Juan Del Sur – Nicaragua

Things to do in Boquete Panama
Boquete is a small town in the green mountain highlands of Panama, 60 kilometres from Costa Rica. The town is best known for its abundance of coffee farms and Volcano Baru, Central America’s highest volcano that offers views of both the Pacific and Caribbean ocean from the top.  Boquete is an adventure packed destination […]

Things to do in Boquete Panama

Panama City is a booming metropolis filled with skyscrapers and mega-shopping malls. The atmosphere is very different from other parts of Panama, where you will find more local and traditional cultures. Most travellers feel a day or two in Panama City is enough time to experience all the city has to […]

Top 5 Things to do in Panama City

Bocas del toro
Panama is the Southernmost country in Central America and the gateway to the world, thanks to the Panama Canal, one of the world greatest engineering feats. Panama has something for everyone, pristine Caribbean beaches, Pacific surfing beaches, rainforests, ancient architecture and history and up and coming metropolitan areas. These are the […]

5 Panama Destinations for Backpackers

Panama City is the cosmopolitan capital of Central America, located at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. The city is a vibrant metropolis with a dense skyline of high rise buildings, in contrast to the peninsula of Casco Viejo, a thriving colonial neighbourhood. Panama City is the gateway to tropical […]

Backpackers Guide to Panama City

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San Blas Islands The San Blas Islands of Panama comprise approximately 365 islands and cays, of which only 49 are inhabited. They lie off the north coast of the Isthmus of Panama, east of the Panama Canal. I sailed from Colombia, through the San Blas Islands to Panama. The San Blas […]

The Best of Panama and the San Blas Islands

Backpackers Guide to Monteverde – Costa Rica
Monteverde is a small town located in Costa Rica’s Cordillera de Tilarán region. Monteverde is a place of cloud forests and coffee plantations, monkeys, mist, and friendly locals. The town of Santa Elena is small and quaint, filled with tasty restaurants and folksy artisan shops, while the nearby rainforest hosts a […]

Backpackers Guide to Monteverde – Costa Rica