You know us, we don't like tourist shuttles. So, here's four ways to get to the excellent Laguna de Apoyo without one!
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.
Rivas bus terminal is one of the few that we've encountered where there are a number of groups consistently trying to rip-off backpackers. So, here's our guide to getting from San Juan del Sur to Ometepe by bus and boat without getting scammed in Rivas.
And you thought it could only be done by an expensive train! Here's our overview guide on how to make it from Cusco to Aguas Calientes - the gateway to Machu Picchu - for less than £10/$15.