travelling in el salvador

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.

what we spent: month six

what we spent: month six

Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador - this month involved a couple of DIY border crossings and a big activity but with some cheap food options and a 11 day stint in our favourite Guatemala hostel, we managed to come in under budget, yet again.