Category Archive: Surfing

Galàpagos on a Budget

  Swimming off the beach with turtles and sea lion pups, hanging out with 100 year old land tortoises or dodging penguin missiles shooting through the water; the Galàpagos is a wild aquarium… Continue reading

Top 10 Central America

It is impossible to draw up this list without having it dominated by one country: Guatemala. With its huge variety of natural attractions and beautiful culture, Guatemala has so much to offer. Having said… Continue reading

Getting Lost and Found, Finding Whalesharks, Panama

My dream to swim with whalesharks started more than a decade ago, but several attempts to see these majestic creatures have failed. As I was travelling south from Nicaragua I kept hearing stories… Continue reading

Sun, surf and starfish in Bocas del Toro, Panama

All roads lead to Bocas del Toro: whether you are seeking to party, lounge on beautiful white sandy beaches with turquoise water or surf a dozen or so breaks, Bocas has it all… Continue reading

Pooing Sloths in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

It’s not every day you see a sloth in the wild and its a pretty special day if you get to watch one poo. For fellow traveller Ralph, his relaxing walk along the… Continue reading

Sun and waterfalls in Montezuma, Costa Rica

At the bottom of Península de Nicoya is the relaxed and pretty beachside town of Montezuma. Here, you can finally close your wallet and enjoy nature’s wonders for free including the three teared,… Continue reading

Volcanoes to beach, Leon, Nicaragua

León is a pretty but quiet colonial town with colourful architecture that is similar to Antigua and Granada. It is a gateway to Nicaragua’s stunning North West, the endless beautiful surf coastline which is… Continue reading

Guatemala Top 10

1. Hike Acatenango to get up close to Volcano Fuego’s lava eruptions 2. Visit the caves and swim in the stunning waters of Semuc Champey 3. Listen to the phenomenal sounds of the Howler… Continue reading

Mexico Top 10

1. Dive or snorkel the Cenotes of the Yucatan 2. Walk the ruins of Palenque, Chiapas 3. Snorkel with dophins in Puerto Escondido 4. Sleep under the stars in the “estrellas” at Arquitecto,… Continue reading

Al Paredon, Guatemala

This small quiet beach village is a great place to learn how to surf of just relaxed. Set in the sand dunes next to a mangrove river system, this is a beautiful place… Continue reading