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Santa Ana Volcano Hike – Everything you Need to Know

santa ana volcano hike crater

The Santa Ana Volcano hike is the main attraction in Santa Ana, El Salvador. We heard so many amazing things about it so we just had to do the hike Read more…


Ruta de las Flores – El Salvador’s Cultural Gem

Ruta de las Flores, El Salvador

The Ruta de las Flores, El Salvador is an area that is famous for having many flowers in the Spring. We didn’t go in Spring, but still loved the area Read more…


Things Best to do in Leon, Nicaragua

sandboarding cerro negro in Leon, Nicaragua

The Best Things to do in Leon, Nicaragua We planned our trip to Leon, Nicaragua to do the one thing every backpacker goes for – the volcano boarding! Sandboarding down 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…


Things to Do in Granada, Nicaragua (and other essential travel info)

another top pic of top things to do in Granada

Everything you need to know to visit Granada, Nicaragua Located in the middle of Nicaragua, Granada is a small city filled with stunning architecture, great markets, and well know nightlife. Read more…


Where to Stay in Ometepe (and why this matters)

Where to stay in ometepe is important to get this sunset view

Where to Stay in Ometepe Ometepe is an amazing place to visit, but in order to enjoy your time the most, it is important to stay in the right place Read more…


Costa Rica to Nicaragua Bus and Border Crossing Guide

Getting from Costa Rica to Nicaragua by land is not always so difficult depending on where you are coming from. We recently just made the journey from Monteverde to San Read more…


San Juan del Sur Surfing – Beginners Guide

San Juan del Sur surfing paddle out

In San Juan Del Sur surfing is popular among both beginners as well as the more experienced. With several beaches and constant swells it is one of the most popular Read more…


The 5 Most Popular Things to do in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Most of the things to do in San Juan del Sur involve surfing, relaxing, or drinking. How can life get any better than that really? If you are short on Read more…


Things to do in Monteverde – Detailed Guide

One of my favorite aspects of traveling a country is it’s ability to make you feel like you have traveled to another planet simply by catching a bus or local Read more…


Things to Do in San Jose, Costa Rica

things to do in San Jose, Costa Rica downtown

Things to do in San Jose, Costa Rica Let’s face it, nobody goes to Costa Rica to hang out specifically in San Jose. However, chances are that you will find Read more…


Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica – Visitors Guide

Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica is located on the Caribbean coast not far from the boarder of Panama. It’s a place where thick, green, rain forest and beautiful beaches exist together. Read more…