Central America, Costa Rica, Playa Matapalo, Priority

Playa de Matapalo, Costa Rica Review

Playa Matapalo is located in the popular Central American tourist favourite of Costa Rica. The playa/beach is attached to the equally as popular Riu Guanacaste and Riu Palace resorts. Matapalo isn’t your typical beach for the reason that it’s only accessible by boat, through the thick jungle or through the entire length of two heavily… Read More Playa de Matapalo, Costa Rica Review

Arenal Volcano National Park., Central America, Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Many of my Central America exploration stories usually begin aboard a long-distance bus and this one is no different. Travelling to the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica after leaving our resort in Guanacaste Province. We travelled from the warmest driest area in all of Costa Rica, crossing the Continental Divide that splits Costa Rica and… Read More Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Central America, Central America Guides, Central America Series

Central America Border Crossings Advice

Having travelled south from Mexico to Panama, I have experienced all but one of the Central America border crossings after deciding to skip Belize. From my starting point in Mexico through no-mans-land towards Guatemala and then on to El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, through to Panama. I’ll take you through some tips and advice… Read More Central America Border Crossings Advice

Central America, Central America Guides, Central America Series

Visiting Central America Itineraries Guide

Looking for some suggested Central America itineraries for planning a 4 or 6 week backpacking trip? Here’s an itineraries guide for Central America including all the popular Central America backpacking routes. Perfect for budget travellers visiting Central America for 4 weeks or longer. Including everything you need to know before planning your Central America backpacking… Read More Visiting Central America Itineraries Guide