Archive for 'El Salvador'

How much does it cost to travel through Central America?

Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by .

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When you travel long term, your budget becomes your Bible. This is why we wanted to share a break down on how much it cost for us to travel through Central America – including all the splurges and island vacations.

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Hotel Tip of The Week: La Barranca Hostel, Suchitoto, El Salvador

Posted on 23. May, 2011 by .

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This weekly series focuses on budget hotel gems we discover while on the road. This week: Villa Balanza (La Barranca) in Suchitoto, El Salvador.

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Hotel Tip Of The Week: La Estancia in San Salvador

Posted on 18. Apr, 2011 by .

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This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: La Estancia in El Salvador’s capital San Salvador.

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14 things we love about El Salvador

Posted on 23. Feb, 2011 by .

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After spending fourteen days in El Salvador, we have listed 14 things, in no particular order, which we found out we love about the country, one for each day…

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Go Beyond… El Salvador’s beaches: Suchitoto and Alegria

Posted on 21. Feb, 2011 by .

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Based on the available shuttles from Guatemala and Nicaragua to El Salvador, it might be easy to think that the only place worth a visit in El Salvador is the beach. The Go Beyond series looks beyond the beaches to reveal some of El Salvador’s most picturesque towns: Alegria and Suchitoto.

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Go Beyond… El Salvador’s beaches: The Ruta de las Flores

Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 by .

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Based on the available shuttles from Guatemala and Nicaragua to El Salvador, it might be easy to think that the only place worth a visit in El Salvador is the beach. The Go Beyond series looks beyond the beaches to reveal some of El Salvador’s most charming colonial towns along the Ruta de las Flores, El Salvador’s flower route.

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Hotel Tip of the Week: Entre Piedras in Alegria, El Salvador

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: Entre Piedras hostel in Alegria, El Salvador.

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The Day We Became Mountaineers…well, kind of.

Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 by .

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It was just us, two men we had just met and a machete as we headed out to hike the volcano crater around the Laguna de Alegria, El Salvador. What started off simply ended up being one of our biggest challenges to date.

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Street food junkies on the hunt in El Salvador: Pupusas

Posted on 31. Jan, 2011 by .

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Do not not read this on an empty stomach! This is a Globetrottergirls Ode to the Pupusa, by far the best street food in El Salvador.

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Goodbye 2010: Our year of travel in pictures

Posted on 31. Dec, 2010 by .

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An amazing year is coming to an end – our first as full-time travelers! Rather than rattle off a list of everywhere we’ve been, check out our year in pictures, from the pre-trip ‘planning’ phase to our current location of Honduras.

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