Five Places In Central America That You May Not Know

In Central America there’s a well established ‘Gringo’ trail for good reason. The Maya ruins, colonial cities and tropical coastline that make up the isthmus draw backpackers, holiday makers and expats from around the world.  For the most part, I’m an advocate of staying on or around the beaten path. Not just because there’s usually…

The True Colours Of El Salvador

I love infographics. Colourful maps of our world that tell us stories through numbers. Data on rainfall, populations, who drinks the most and sometimes even who is happiest, is collected and analysed to create easily digested pictures.  However while theses charts can help to neatly summarise complex histories, demographics and even culture-specific behaviours, they can…

Postcard From: Suchitoto, El Salvador

Tourism is on the up in Suchitoto. Cute cafes serving great coffee line the streets and when evening arrives, there’s a buzz around the main square as Salvadoreans escape the city for a slice of lake life and backpackers tuck into tasty pupusas.  Why go? Suchitoto is pretty. Think multicoloured mountain town with incredible lake…