Panama City and the Panama Canal by railway

Panama City is the diverse and cosmopolitan capital of Panama, and it's the perfect spot to start or finish your Central America trip. Head to Casco Viejo to see old meet new, climb Cerro Ancón for amazing views, and of course you need to visit the world-famous Panama Canals. The old town of Casco Viejo... Continue Reading →

(No) Surf and (no) sun in (deserted) Santa Catalina…

Santa Catalina is supposedly the best surf spot in all of Panama and is becoming a very popular tourist destination. Unfortunately, we were there in the dead season. Even the surf was nonexistent. There was literally nothing to do except eat, read and sleep, which isn't necessarily a bad thing! Most hotels and hostels were... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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