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My 10 Best Destination Articles of 2017

My 10 Best Destination Articles of 2017 As many of you already know, I spent 2017 exploring Mexico and Central America. I stayed at dozens of stunning colonial cities and towns, the most impressive in central Mexico. There I visited world-class museums, gorgeous centuries-old churches, lovely art galleries, pretty plazas and two historic silver mines. …

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My 5 Best Adventures in 2017

My 5 Best Adventures in 2017 Last year was another full year of continuous world travel for me. As such, we could easily say that the entire year was a series of ongoing adventures… During the year I visited more than a dozen gorgeous colonial towns and cities in Mexico and Central America. All of …

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10 Things I Love About Central America

visiting Flor de Cana Rum factory - Nicaragua

10 Things I Love About Central America 1. It’s Very Affordable for Budget Travels Central America, like South East Asia, is a great region for budget travelers. Although Mexico is cheaper (depending on the exchange rate) I’ve been able to travel through all the countries here on an average of $600 US per month or …

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10 Things I Dislike About Central America

10 Things I Dislike About Central America Before I get into the negative aspects of Central America (from my perspective), I want to clarify up front that I do actually quite like this region of the world over all. I’ve been traveling in Latin America for two years now and I’ve greatly enjoyed every country …

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All About Santa Ana – El Salvador

Santa Ana – El Salvador Santa Ana is the largest city in western El Salvador. It boasts a small collection of grand colonial buildings, including a gorgeous stately theater and an ornate white neo-Gothic Cathedral, which are set around a leafy central plaza. Several streets full of modest colonial buildings fan out from the plaza …

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Pupusas – El Salvador’s National Food

Pupusas – El Salvador’s National Food I had read and heard about pupusas from other travelers long before I ever entered El Salvador. Everyone seemed to be ranting and raving about them. Described as corn tortillas stuffed with cheese or vegetables or sausage or combinations of ingredients, they certainly sounded like they might be delicious. …

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Lake Coatepeque – El Salvador

Lake Coatepeque – El Salvador Lago Coatepeque is a gorgeous crater lake located just 16 km / 10 miles south of Santa Ana city in western El Salvador. The lake measures 6 km / 4 miles in circumference and is completely surrounded by densely-forested sloping crater walls topped by a hilly crater rim. The most …

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Climbing Santa Ana Volcano – El Salvador

Climbing Santa Ana Volcano – El Salvador Volcan Santa Ana is El Salvador’s highest volcano, with an elevation of 2381 M / 7857 ft. at the highest point of its crater rim. The rugged volcano is located in Cerro Verde National Park in western El Salvador, a one hour’s drive or a two-hour bus trip …

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The 7 Waterfalls Tour – Ruta de Flores – El Salvador

The 7 Waterfalls Tour – Ruta de Flores – El Salvador The Ruta de Flores in western El Salvador consists of a collection of small mountain towns with art galleries, colorful murals, a smattering of colonial architecture and heaps of great outdoor places to visit like waterfalls, hot springs, small lakes and hikes in forested …

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Ruta de Flores – El Salvador

Ruta de Flores – El Salvador The Ruta de Flores (Route of Flowers) in western El Salvador, close to the border of Guatemala, is one of the country’s most famous and popular destinations. It consists of a series of outdoor attractions and small mountain towns along 36 km / 20 miles of windy, twisting mountain …

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