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10 Best Latin American Cities You Need to Check Out

Traveling through Latin America was one of the most memorable trips I have been on. It involved over 15 months of hitchhiking, busing, flying and walking through 14 countries. Upon Read more…


The Best Places to Visit in Central America

Central America is quickly becoming a popular place to travel, the 7 countries that make up this area offer diverse landscapes and unimaginable adventures. There is so much to do Read more…


Costa Rica Travel Photo Gallery

costa rica travel photos

Costa Rica was shorter lived for us than most countries we visit with only spending two weeks there. However, it was really an enjoyable place to travel as it had Read more…


Tikal, Guatemala – The Best Mayan Ruins

tikal the best mayan ruins

If there is one Mayan ruin you should visit in Central America, it should be Tikal (rated as the best Mayan ruins by everybody that we have spoken to.) The Read more…


Lanquin and Semuc Champey – A Detailed Guide

We spent more time in Lanquin than most due to the dreadful weather which forced Semuc Champey’s closure for a few days. Due to all the time we spent here, Read more…


Things to do in Lake Atitlan – A Complete Guide

things to do in lake atitlan

In this moment while writing this, I sit at La Iguana Hostel, starring out at Lake Atitlan with a cold beer in my hand. The balcony I share with other Read more…


Acatenango Volcano Hike – Complete Guide

Sunrise on the Acatenango Volcano hike

One of the best experiences on our trip to date would have to be the Acatenango Volcano hike. Many people are deterred from this hike due to its rumored difficulty, Read more…


Acatenango Volcano Hike – My Story

Acatenango volcano hike

The Acatenango Volcano hike is one of Guatemala’s most famous attractions. It gives people brave enough to tackle the freezing temperatures and difficult terrain the chance to gaze in wonder Read more…


Santa Ana Volcano Hike – Everything you Need to Know

The top of the santa ana volcano hike

After spending a few days stuffing our faces at the food festival in the Ruta de la Flores we decided it was time to get some exercise and the Santa Read more…


Ruta de las Flores – El Salvador’s Cultural Gem

Ataco is a town on the ruta de las flores near Juayua

The “Ruta de las Flores” literally translates to “Route of the Flowers” and after hearing great things about this area we decided to check it out. One of the most Read more…


Volcano Boarding and More in Leon, Nicaragua

sandboarding cerro negro in Leon, Nicaragua

We planned our trip to Leon, Nicaragua to do the one thing every backpacker goes for – the volcano boarding! Sandboarding down the active Cerro Negro volcano is advertised as Read more…


One of Central America’s Most Dangerous Borders

Chicken bus from nicaragua to el Salvador

Since entering Central America we had the impression that night buses were behind us. We could now cruise down the road to our next location in only a few hours. Read more…