MEXICO & CENTRAL AMERICA
A guide to the best Mayan ruins in Mexico. Our review of the best Mayan archaeological sites in the southeastern Mexican states of Chiapas and Yucatan.
A suggested Central America itinerary for independent travellers and backpackers: Six to eight weeks travelling from Costa Rica to Guatemala.
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.
Seven years of longterm travel. Today marks the date when, seven years ago, we left the UK and began our nomadic life. These are some of our highlights.
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.
A photo essay of doors and doorways from around the world. We like to photograph doors – they can be full of character and don’t move out of shot.