city guides

Our Guide to Rio Dulce, Guatemala

Our Guide to Rio Dulce, Guatemala

A strangely constructed town, yet set against the typical Guatemalan scenes of cowboy hatted gents and be-skirted Maya women, this town has a strangely alluring charm.

Our Guide to Livingston, Guatemala

Our Guide to Livingston, Guatemala

Guatemala’s home of the Garifuna, Livingston is worth at least a couple of days when travelling between Belize and Guatemala. Here are our top things to do in Livingston plus where to stay and how to get there.

Surf, Sun and Shots: Welcome to San Juan del Sur

Surf, Sun and Shots: Welcome to San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur has morphed into a backpacker town par excellence. You're probably here to surf and get drunk and, for a price, you will be able to achieve this with distinction.

16 things to know before backpacking the corn islands

16 things to know before backpacking the corn islands

Our misanthropic friend summed it up, after watching the sunset on our third night, when he declared that "this is probably the best island I've ever been to". We agreed. There are some places we visited that we liked a lot, but didn't love. We loved this place.