A suggested Central America itinerary for independent travellers and backpackers: Six to eight weeks travelling from Costa Rica to Guatemala.
Central America Blog Posts
Suggested Guatemala and Mexico itinerary for independent travellers and backpackers to Central America travelling overland from Antigua to Isla Mujeres.
Isla Ometepe is the largest island on Lake Nicaragua (… the largest lake in Central America) and was formed by two volcanos – Maderas and Concepcion.
Forts and castles from around the world that you must visit. A photo essay featuring the finest forts and castles we have visited on our travels.
In Guatemala, Chichicastenango is famous for its huge Thursday and Sunday markets. It extends in all directions from the steps of Iglesia de Santo Tomas.
The view down on Semuc Champey is arguably the most beautiful spot in all Guatemala. It’s a tough place to reach but you won’t regret the effort it takes.
The Characteristics of an Auto Rickshaw: Slow and sometimes uncomfortable, the auto rickshaw is as synonymous with Asia as rice paddies and noodle soup.
Central America is full of hidden gems: Our recommendations for lesser-visited colonial towns to get off the beaten track for independent travellers.
Hiking, wading and floating through Nicaragua’s Somoto Canyon, a huge gorge located in the northwest corner of Nicaragua with beautiful scenery.
Where will Americans be buying their cigars from now? That was the question we asked ourselves during our tour of the cigar factory in Esteli, Nicaragua.
2014 in Photographs: twenty-six countries across three continents, it’s going down as the year that we packed in the most travel destinations.
Trio of photographs taken in El Quiche Guatemala of a girl overcoming her shyness. Travel Shots images taken at the local market in Santa Cruz del Quiché.