Central America Travel Guides – Backpacking Tips & Advice

7 countries make up the region of Central America, and each one is bringing something a little different to the mix.

The colourful diversity in the terrain and landscapes here is mirrored in the bright colours and the happiness of the people that call this place home.

It’s much less travelled than regions like South East Asia or neighbouring South America, and by enlarge much less developed.

This is a land of volcanoes, tropical beaches, smiles, cheap fruit and fascinating history. It’s a land of chicken busses, UNESCO world heritage sites, surfing, hiking and cheap travel.

It’s one of the most geologically active, historically rich areas in the world.

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Hiking Acatenango, Antigua Guatemala – Everything You Need To Know

view of Agua from half way up Acatenago

Less than an hours drive out of Antigua lies one of the best hikes I’ve ever done. Here’s what you need to know about hiking Volcano Acatenango in Guatemala.