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

Canyons, cigars and coffee plantations, Nicaragua

Somoto Canyon and Miraflor Nicaragua’s best kept secret is the North West and home to Somoto Canyon, which was “rediscovered” by Europeans in 2004, and the beautiful cloud forest of Miraflor Nature Reserve.… Continue reading

Hot Waterfall in Rio Dulce, Guatemala

Rio Dulce or Sweet River is a stunning waterway that runs between the town of Rio Dulce and the coast at Livingston. It is possible to stay near the town on the river… 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

On the edge of fire: Fuego and Acatenango Volcanoes, Guatemala

Trekking doesn’t come much more memorable than this. Fuego’s lava eruptions had been providing a fireworks display visible from Antigua for three weeks and culminated in its largest eruption in three years. Meanwhile,… Continue reading

Semuc Champey, Guatemala

These beautiful cascades are the must see destination for every tourist visiting Guatemala. The aqua pools sit on a natural limestone bridge above the River Cahabón which flows underneath. Set in thick jungle,… Continue reading

Tikal and Flores, Guatemala

The peaks of the towering pyramids break through the jungle canopy skyline to create all the mystery you would expect from such a grand archaeological site as Tikal. Having trekked three days to… 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

Fuego Erupts Near Antigua

Reporting for ABC News, I spoke to some of the hikers that were forced off the mountain when Volcan Fuego had its largest eruption in three years and rained ash on Antigua. Read the… Continue reading