Salvadoran Food

Travelling in El Salvador was the best way for me to immerse myself in the culture and taste a variety of authentic local food. Maize, corn and flour are the main carbohydrates, and an extensive array of meat like beef, pork, chicken, and seafood are also consumed. Although, many of these dishes are also consumed…

Honduras – Pico Bonito and Santa Rosa

Pico Bonito is a national park in Honduras, located in the Cordillera Nombre de Dios mountain range. This park gets its name from the beautiful triangular shaped peak that towers over the city of La Ceiba and can even be seen from Utila Island. This is a relatively large park of about 560 km squared in…

Honduras – Diving in Utila

The best diving in Honduras, and also one of the best in the world,  is in the Bay Islands – Roatan, Utila and Guanaja. Out of the three, the island of Utila has the added advantage of being one of the cheapest places to take a PADI Open Water Course and has ideal diving conditions. I’ve…

Honduras – Utila Island

The tropical island of Utila is located in the Caribbean Sea, about 30 km off the mainland. This island is part of The Honduras Bay Islands and is just 11 km long and 4 km at its widest, with a population of approximately 4000. Utila is well known for being one of the least expensive…

Full Time Travel – Q & A

Life as a full time backpacker is a bit of everything. Its exciting and definitely makes my heart sing. Over the years, I have been asked all kinds of questions with regards to travelling, part time or full time. I understand your curiosity, which is why I have decided to write up this post answering…

Belize – Caye Caulker Island

After visiting the incredible ruins of Tikal, our next stop was a slice of Caribbean living in Caye Caulker (pronounced “key corker”), Belize. To avoid long queues at the border, we took the 5 am shuttle from Flores for 132 GTQ / R 240 / 17 USD pp. When we reached the border, we changed…