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Blog, Lodgings

Why We Stay in Hotels rather than Hostels

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We had read plenty of travel blogs prior to coming to the decision to form our own, and the gravitation towards hostels amongst couples travelling together […]

Blog, Transportation

The Itch to Hitch

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Why Fly? During the planning stage of our year-long drift we had a difficult time figuring out 2 very critical areas of any journey: Where we […]

Blog, Transportation

Carpooling With Strangers

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The thrill of the unknown. The boredom of the waiting. Hitchhiking can be hard work! You have carefully picked your location and now you stand […]

Blog, Mexico City

Murals, Mosaics and a Mexican Mecca

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So synonymous with Mexico are Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, that as of 2010 they both grace the 500 Peso bill, with Rivera on the […]

Blog, El Salvador, Food & Drink

A Gourmet Meal for $6 in El Salvador

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For Those About To Nosh The road between Sonsonate and Ahuachapan is known as the Ruta de Flores here in El Salvador. It squirms its […]

Blog, Guatemala

The Natural Vapours

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Xela and it’s environs are a magical area. Magical might be a bit of a stretch but it’s definitely entrenched in natural volcanic, geothermal activity […]

Blog, Guatemala

Beer, Bath, Bliss

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The opportunity to luxuriate in a bath doesn’t present itself on the road, not on our budget. We knew what to expect before we set […]

Blog, El Salvador, Observations

Danger and Freedom South of the Border

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Is It Dangerous? It is hard to gauge reactions from people when I mention to them why I found Mexico and Central America quite dangerous. Is […]