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Telltale Signs That You May Be A Travel Wanker

One of the World’s most feared and unlikable species, they can be found in every corner of the Earth, waiting for you with menacing eyes and flapping tongues, a species that suck you in and then give you little option of escape as they disembowel you with bullshit… ladies and gents, the Travel Wanker. Sadly, the majority of us have encountered one or more of them … Continue reading Telltale Signs That You May Be A Travel Wanker

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The Day I Met The Mexican President’s ‘Son’

So yesterday I decide to do a little work in the morning, then ditch the work to have a ‘girly’ day, haircut a massage and a pedicure, OK  maybe not the pedicure but the other 2 were necessary. Anyway, I get my haircut first, way too short but I of course said “that looks brilliant,” when the hairdresser asked my opinion. Then onto an amazing … Continue reading The Day I Met The Mexican President’s ‘Son’

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The Best Way To Meander Through Central America

The best way of traversing through Central America, from my experience, is by bus, flying is extortionate, trains don’t exist and boats serve little purpose unless you’re island hopping. Now when I say bus, I mean the coaches and not the Chicken Busses. For those unaware, the chicken busses are old US school busses that have been given a sort of Blackpool slut style makeover … Continue reading The Best Way To Meander Through Central America

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Fear and Loathing in Central America

As I sit here in this backyard hotel, rotten to the core, surrounded by the filth of society in what feels like crackhead mecca my brain shifts to address the exhaustion that occupies me as a result of one of the world’s largest toilets, Central America. This resort was no doubt created for potless travellers, seedy businessmen and down-on-their-luck vagrants by some ‘visionary’ Nicaraguan couple, looking to add something to their luckless … Continue reading Fear and Loathing in Central America

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Forget All You ‘Know’ About Honduras, It’s Stunning

With two cities inside the top 5 most murderous in the World it would be easy for you to fall into the trap of considering Honduras as nothing more than a violent and gang controlled playground of the CIA that offers little more than fear and blood. This is wrong. In northern Honduras I stayed in La Ceiba, more specifically the Pico Bonito National Park, … Continue reading Forget All You ‘Know’ About Honduras, It’s Stunning

Quick Stories; El Salvador to Honduras

The day was upon me, the day I travel to San Pedro Sula in Honduras, officially the most violent city in the World. I wasn’t travelling there to be a boastful dick, it was just very difficult to avoid as I wanted to go to La Ceiba and flying wasn’t an option. A privately hired minivan picked me up from the hotel and first took … Continue reading Quick Stories; El Salvador to Honduras

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Hideaway and Human Kindness in Santa Ana, El Salvador

Antigua was behind us as our minivan trundled on destined for Guatemala City for a bus change, and then onto Santa Ana, El Salvador. Fortunately we only had 1 hour in Guatemala City, it was a chaotic and broken city with no clear system in place for habitation, like the population were placed there in one go and told to make do with whatever they … Continue reading Hideaway and Human Kindness in Santa Ana, El Salvador

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Quaint, Cool and Quirky

After experiencing the luxury stay in Puerto Escondido it was time to hit the road again, we took a nightbus from Puerto Escondido at around 1830, it was a 12 hour journey and gave me a chance to get a good 8 hours sleep. Yeah right!!. Sleeping on busses regardless of how comfortable they are is something that doesn’t agree with me. We took an … Continue reading San Cristobal de las Casas, Quaint, Cool and Quirky