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…

My Four Seasons Around The World

As I sit here in flip-flops reading about snowfall in the UK, I can’t help but feel whimsical. While we Brits love to share photos of our adventures in sunnier climes, at home, we’re also blessed with four distinct seasons.  The bright yellow of daffodils come early spring, the long summer evenings of barbecue season…

Postcard From: Livingston, Guatemala

Livingston occupies a tiny slither of Caribbean coast in the south of Guatemala. It’s the only enclave of the Garifuna people in the country, as well as being the extremely picturesque end to a fantastic boat cruise from nearby Rio Dulce. Why Go? Aside from its colourful streets and varied birdlife, this town is the…