san juan del sur

San Juan del Sur to Ometepe - Without Getting Ripped Off in Rivas!

San Juan del Sur to Ometepe - Without Getting Ripped Off in Rivas!

Rivas bus terminal is one of the few that we've encountered where there are a number of groups consistently trying to rip-off backpackers. So, here's our guide to getting from San Juan del Sur to Ometepe by bus and boat without getting scammed in Rivas.

Our Top Nine Things to Do in Nicaragua

Our Top Nine Things to Do in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has the potential to become Central America's #1 backpacker spot - here's our pick of the top things to do in Nicaragua!

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.

what we spent: month seven

what we spent: month seven

Yet another under-budget month, and whilst that may have meant making tuna salad picnics on a bathroom floor for a week, we enjoyed every minute of it.