10 Reasons to Backpack Central America

Thinking of travelling to Central America? As part of my 'Big Trip', I recently backpacked throughout all the countries in Central America for approximately 6 months and also accomplished one of my travel goals which was to travel to 30 countries before my 30th birthday. Central America is often overlooked as a top travel destination. …

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Granada – Nicaragua’s most beautiful colonial city

Granada is one of the oldest cities in the Americas and its cobblestone streets and colourful buildings are a photographer’s dream. There’s honestly no better place to feel Nicaragua’s history and rich colonial heritage than in Granada. I’m a sucker for colourful colonial architecture, so I may be a little biased here. Granada actually reminds …

Nicaragua – Las Penitas

Situated just over 100 kilometers from Nicaragua's capital city (Managua), Las Peñitas is a coastal town with beachfront cafes and bars, perfect for you to enjoy the views of the waves and incredible sunsets. Las Penitas is a peaceful village, famous for it's excellent surfing and its a great place to escape to, especially while …

El Salvador

El Salvador is not your usual tourist destination. This smallest country in Central America is known as ‘the land of volcanoes’, due to its frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity. El Salvador has suffered a history containing too much pain for its size and as a result, many tourists choose to skip it when exploring Central …