How to survive an Australian road trip

If you're thinking about going on a road trip somewhere in Australia I can tell you three things with absolute certainty: It will take longer than you think, it will cost more than you think and it will be worth it. You'll have the freedom to go where you want, when you want and see so much more than you could from a bus window.

Essential tips for a Central America adventure

The typical backpacker route takes you through all 7 countries of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, with southern Mexico being a perfect addition to the trip. It's easy to see why this journey is so popular; good food, beautiful beaches, amazing activities, and friendly people. Here are just …