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On our Central American adventure, we crossed every border on our own and with public transport. Along the way, we picked up some insights and had some experiences which we hope will be useful for any traveller following a similar route.
We crossed every border in Central America - from Guatemala to Panama - on our own and with public transport. Here's our overview of the entry and exit fees, tourist visa information and possible scams.
The Costa Rica-Panama border crossing is relatively simple to do independently. Here's our guide on the transport, and the fees when crossing rom Puerto Viejo to reach Bocas del Toro, Boquete or David City.