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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.

street art & stairways: the colour of comuna 13

street art & stairways: the colour of comuna 13

Comuna 13 is the most violent, yet most colourful neighbourhood in Medellin. We visited to see how street art and stairways are providing a brighter future for people there.