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Is el salvador really unsafe for travellers?

Is el salvador really unsafe for travellers?

El Salvador is often avoided by backpackers visiting Central America. Given its reputation and shocking levels of gang violence, it isn't a surprise that a number of people have concerns. Read about our experience and thoughts here.

five things to do in ruta de las flores

five things to do in ruta de las flores

The Ruta de las Flores is a serene and verdant area of El Salvador, perfect for a few days of hiking, village-hopping and food experimentation. Here's our guide to the area!

el cuco and tortuga verde

el cuco and tortuga verde

For an affordable resort style experience on one of El Salvador's most beautiful beaches, check out La Tortuga Verde in El Cuco and enjoy the type of luxury that is unknown to most of us budget backpackers!

foodie: unexpected tasty treats in tayua!

foodie: unexpected tasty treats in tayua!

We found the best charcuterie board this side of the Atlantic, in one of the most unexpected places in El Salvador!