Top ten Central American experiences – off the beaten track vs Instagram perfect

Instagram-perfection or off-the-beaten track? Top Destinations in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico and Belize compared In December 2018 my four month Central America backpacking trip began, taking in five countries. A loop from El Salvador into Honduras, on to Guatemala, across the Mexico border and back through Belize makes for a great Central America travel…… Continue reading Top ten Central American experiences – off the beaten track vs Instagram perfect

Feeling like a local in San Miguel, El Salvador after two great weeks volunteering

Well, 2 weeks have flown past here at the Europa Guesthouse in San Miguel, in the south of El Salvador. As ever, I’ve had a brilliant¬† Workaway¬†placement with two great hosts. Barbara and Mauricio made me very welcome and I’ve enjoyed every day here. It’s a cosy five room place, with just one small backpackers…… Continue reading Feeling like a local in San Miguel, El Salvador after two great weeks volunteering

10 everyday El Salvador sights you can’t help but love

The Pupusa Ah, the beloved national dish. It’s cornmeal dough shaped into a circular patty with your choice of filling. The traditional three are chicarrones¬† (pork rinds), cheese and frijoles (red bean paste) or ask for revueltos meaning all three. They’re served with vegetables in vinegar (help yourself from a massive plastic jar on the…… Continue reading 10 everyday El Salvador sights you can’t help but love