Visting Tikal is an exciting adventure made better during dusk or dawn. Here’s how to avoid the sky-high prices that come with the tours. Continue reading Tikal: Sunrise or Sunset?
Learn ancient Mayan crafts, climb a rickety tree house, EAT till you pop! This tasty little dollop of a town floating in Guatemala’s Lake Peten is ripe for exploring. Here are my top 5 things to do… Continue reading Flores: My top 5 things to do
We had a beautiful experience visiting Semuc Champey in Guatemala but there were also loads of other things to do in Lanquín as well! These were the things we enjoyed doing just the two of us… Continue reading Things to do in Lanquín to feel removed from the herd
Walking into the Copan Museum is like walking into the bowels of the earth. You enter through a giant serpentine mouth which leads into a tunnel opening out into a bright open air museum chock full of jaw dropping Mayan art. The significance of the mouth and the cave relates back to the Mayan belief that caves were the door to Xibalba (shee-bal-ba: Literally translated to … Continue reading The Ancient City of Copan: The culture capital of the Mayan world
We went to this small town in Honduras especially to explore the Mayan city of Copan, we stayed because this little pueblo has it’s own special magic. Here are the things we loved about Copan Ruinas… Continue reading Copan Ruinas: More than a pile of rocks
The rains have stopped, the land is dry, crops have blown away and your people are starving to death. The Rain God is not playing the game but you know where he lives, you take pots to please him but still the soil is parched. You must take him something more precious, something pure and more valuable than any riches. You must take him the … Continue reading Journey Into the Underworld: ATM Caves
Thought to be a peaceful star gazing people centred around religion, the Maya left written history in their glyphs and sculptures. When archeologists finally deciphered this ancient code they found a gory past fraught with deadly battles, sacrifice and dark bloodletting rituals. Their history is told in cycles of rise and fall, independent city states coming into prominence then crashing into disrepair and decline, only to be replaced by … Continue reading Getting to Lamanai… The Submerged Crocodile of the Maya
What to do in Leon? Volcano boarding, 2 days hiking to watch the sunrise over an active volcano, swimming in a crater lake and more! Continue reading Leon, Land of Many Volcanoes: Nicaragua Adventures with Quetzaltrekkers
Wondering whether to stay on Big Corn or Little Corn? Here’s my two cents.. Continue reading Big Corn or Little Corn?
Although eating out can be a little pricey, I managed to eat pretty cheaply on Little Corn Island. Here were my favourite treats… Continue reading Little Corn Island Budget eats… Or do they only eat Corn?