In Search Of The Resplendent Quetzal

“Maybe we should go to Salama?”. I put the question to my travel buddy despite knowing it was a big ask. Salama was a two day trip off our planned route but that’s how extreme my quetzal obsession had become.  Quite the reputation In the UK I spend my work life juggling multiple priorities and…

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…