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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.

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!

photography: independence day in el salvador

photography: independence day in el salvador

On September 15th, Salvadoreños celebrate Independence day to mark the country's liberation from Spain in 1821. Here's our photo-journal of the famous parades.