Pirates and Paradise in the Caribbean, San Blas, Panama

The San Blas Islands must be the Hollywood shoot location for every pirate movie ever made. More than 400 islands with white sandy beaches and coconut trees dot these stunning Caribbean waters. Our… 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

Why Mosquitoes Think You Are Extra Tasty & What You Can Do About It

Originally posted on Sunny Sleevez:
On a couple of our camping trips this summer we were besieged by mosquitoes. I don’t think there was anyone who came away completely unmolested but some of…

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

Turtles, crocodiles and canoes in Tortuguero

Sandwiched between the river and ocean on the northern Caribbean cost is the relaxed village of Tortuguero. Surrounded by dense old growth forest and rivers, boats, canoes and legs are the only means… 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

Tarzan meets sloth in Monteverde, Costa Rica

Set high in the hills in central Costa Rica, up an unsealed road, is nature’s paradise, Monteverde and Santa Elena. Surrounded by lush green forest, these two national parks have stunning old growth… Continue reading

Bare feet volcano hiking in Ometepe

This pretty island with two towering volcanoes in Lake Nicaragua is a must visit for many travellers. With beaches (of sorts), a waterfall, natural springs, two volcanoes to hike and horse riding, what… Continue reading

Water and Lava Colour Granada

Granada Granada is the most beautiful colonial city in Central America, surpassing Antigua. Beautiful large doors and stunning courtyards seem to dress every building including hostels and restaurants. Wander the streets and visit… Continue reading