On my first visit to Costa Rica, Tortuguero National Park was the only place we chose to visit. We chose this destination for the wildlife and for the turtles! We made the tough decision to only visit one destination in Costa Rica so we could save some money during our time in Central America. Compared… Read More Not so Tortuguero, Costa Rica
It’s not often you find yourself on a massive volcanic island in the middle of one of the world’s biggest lakes. So when we heard about the island on a lake which is Ometepe on Lake Nicaragua we knew we had to see it for ourselves. By the time we reached the shores of Ometepe… Read More The island on a lake – Ometepe, Nicaragua
Island life played a big part in the majority of my decisions during my trip to Central America. Island life in Utila, Honduras was something I had wanted to experience since first reading about The Bay Islands. Honduras in my Lonely Planet but we never actually committed to the trip to Honduras’ Caribbean coast. During… Read More Island life – Utila, Honduras
Are you spending a few days or a week in El Salvador? If the answer is yes you’ll want to consider heading to Playa El Tunco. If you like white sandy beaches and picturesque tropical oceanfront resorts then the chilled surf town of Playa El Tunco in El Salvador probably isn’t going to cut if… Read More My week in Playa El Tunco, El Salvador
Here’s a little more from Lake Atitlan. Lake Atitlan is a truly a magical place the lake is incredible and I’ve come to fully understand why so many people are attracted to this small fragment of the world. From the Lake we moved on to Antigua and watched as a volcano erupted right in front… Read More A little more Lake Atitlan
Guats up? Arriving in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala from Mexico was a nightmare! Leaving Mexico from the Mexican border onwards to Guatemala was an extremely pleasant and official affair. The Guatemalan border on the other hand extremely informal and simply a nightmare. If you plan on doing the crossing from Mexico to Guatemala at La Mesilla read… Read More Lake Atitlan, Guatemala – Guats up?