To some, a visit to Munich might mean steins of beer, bratwurst and oom-pa-pa music, typical for the city’s largest and most famous party – Oktoberfest. Ask the locals, however and they will describe any number of aspects they love about Munich life – from the sprawling parks and world-class shopping to up-and-coming trendy artist neighborhoods, but there is one exciting part of Munich life that almost everyone can agree on – getting out of the city.
A town called Copan Ruinas is going to be most famous for the nearby Mayan ruins, but after spending a week in the small Honduran town just 12 miles from the Guatemalan border, we found there to be much more to Copan than first meets the eye, including several lesser known Mayan ruins scattered throughout the hills beyond town.
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.
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.
The most recent in our Go Beyond series, we think you’ll be surprised just how much there is to do around the Chilean capital that even many locals don’t know much about.
Along with Antigua and Lake Atitlan, most visitors to Guatemala will include the famous Chichicastenango market to their itinerary, and with good reason. The Go Beyond series looks beyond this bustling market to reveal one of Guatemala’s most charming towns. Read on for what you might miss if you only visit the market.
The latest in our Go Beyond series – we urge you to get out and explore the neighborhoods, parks and cemeteries outside the (in)famous Bourbon Street in New Orleans.
Philadelphia is known as the ‘Birthplace of America’ and is home to many historic sites, but we quickly discovered there is much more to Philly than history (or hoagies!)