Guatemala El Salvador Border Crossing Info

Overland Tips: Guatemala El Salvador Border Crossing

As part of my series of overlanding tips from our time driving from the United States on the Pan American Highway through Central America (and beyond to South America), here are my notes and experience from the Guatemala El Salvador border crossing between Ciudad Pedro de Alvarado, Guatemala and La Hachadura, El Salvador. This is the southernmost border crossing between …

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The Coolest Things to Do in Playa del Carmen Mexico

Located on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, Playa del Carmen offers an incredible tropical getaway with pristine views of the Caribbean, colorful coral reefs, and off-the-beaten-path dives with no minimum spend. This charming town sits on the coast of Quintana Roo, lined with palm trees and kissing the Caribbean Sea, and thankfully there are plenty of things to do in Playa del …

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8 Best Cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico

Cenotes are natural sinkholes of exposed groundwater where the ground is mostly made of porous limestone. Some cenotes can be found in underground caverns and some that are open like pools surrounded by rock formations. The Yucatan Peninsula is home to more than 6,000 cenotes which would take you an absolute lifetime to explore, so this is your guide to …

The Best Places to Visit in Panama

The Best Places to Visit in Panama

When most people think of Panama, the canal comes to mind and little else. Some may remember the various conflicts from the 80s, but when talking about the current state of the country, there’s not a lot that stands out. However, there should be, because there are actually a lot of amazing places to visit in Panama. Today, we’re going …

Overland Tips: Belize Guatemala Border Crossing

To help fellow overlanders as they pass through Central America, I wanted to publish my notes about the Belize Guatemala Border Crossing (from Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Belize to Melchor de Mencos, Guatemala). This was a pretty quick and easy crossing that we somewhat spontaneously decided to do pretty late in the afternoon… Which is not something we normally do, …