El Salvador: Waiting to Be Discovered

El Salvador is sadly the most neglected country in Central America, as many backpackers along the Gringo Trail tend to skip the tiny country on their way to Nicaragua. But after my visit, El Salvador proved that it has a plethora of beaches, volcanoes, delicious foods, and friendly people that put it in league with […]

Top Ten Rules for Chicken Buses in Central America

This post has been written by guest blogger, Dominic LeCroissette. 1. The more ancient and dilapidated the bus, the louder the sound system. 2. There is always room for one more passenger (personal record, 29 people in a 13-seater minivan), and it is possible to fit 3 adults on a seat designed for 2 children […]

Remember That Time I was Detained at the Border?

So we rode the magical party bus once more for another trip to El Salvador. But this time, we had a few problemas at the border. Evidently, my employer uses fake stamps in our passports in order to renew our allowed 90 days in Honduras. Funny thing, the officials at the El Salvador border weren’t too […]

El Salvador- Murals, Murals, Everywhere

El Salvador. Despite being just a hop, skip and a jump from Honduras, the differences immediately bombard you once crossing the imaginary line which divides the two Latin American countries. All though in the same blood line, I guess you could say El Salvador is the better looking sister. But don’t get your feelings hurt Honduras, […]