backpacking

4 Ways to Get to Laguna de Apoyo for Less Than a Shuttle

4 Ways to Get to Laguna de Apoyo for Less Than a Shuttle

You know us, we don't like tourist shuttles. So, here's four ways to get to the excellent Laguna de Apoyo without one!

Crossing Borders: Guatemala to Mexico and Back Again

Crossing Borders: Guatemala to Mexico and Back Again

Those on a budget will be glad to know that, with a little advance planning, you can cross the two of the main borders between Mexico and Guatemala on your own and for a fraction of the price offered on private shuttles.

The Backpacking Essentials: The Things We Couldn't Travel Without

The Backpacking Essentials: The Things We Couldn't Travel Without

Planning your next backpacking adventure? Here are our travel essentials that should be on every backpacking packing list - and what we won't leave home without!

Orange is the New Black: Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

Orange is the New Black: Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

No trip to Nicaragua is complete without a morning spent chucking yourself, at high speed, down the side of a volcano. It's messy, but bloody hell it's fun.