White Water Rafting in Turrialba

Costa Rica is known for its brilliant white water rafting if you've got the time and money to do it. Head to Turrialba, the white water rafting capital of the country. Personally, I preferred La Ceiba in Honduras, it was better and cheaper, but this place would be great in the right season. Getting to... Continue Reading →

Flying through a cloud forest in Monteverde

After a few cheap weeks in Nicaragua, Costa Rica was a bit of a shock. It definitely wasn't my favourite place in Central America... but the twin villages of Santa Elena and Monteverde are a great first destination. It's the place to be if you want to soar through cloud forests and rainbows on zip... Continue Reading →

Island life on Ometepe

This gorgeous island dominated by two volcanoes, Volcán Concepción and Volcán Maderas, is one of the most popular backpacker spots in Nicaragua. Wherever you are on the island you're pretty much guaranteed to a spectacular view of the mountains... if the clouds ever clear. Getting to Ometepe from Granada To get here from Granada on... Continue Reading →

A chilled city break in Granada

This gorgeous colonial city has some lovely sights to see in and around it, but the best part about is just strolling through the colourful streets, stumbling upon old churches and finding cute little cafes to eat at. Granada Parque Central is, as always, the place to be. It's a bustling park full of little... Continue Reading →

White Water Rafting in La Ceiba

When you think about white water rafting in Central America most people think of Costa Rica, and there are some great rivers to raft there, but why not save yourself a lot of money and hit the incredible rapids that run through the jungle in Honduras? La Ceiba La Ceiba lies on the northern coast... Continue Reading →

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