How to safely hitchhike through Central America

How to safely hitchhike through Central America

Are you one of those crazy chicas that just has to do everything people tell you not to do? Have you already tried all types of chicken buses and feel a bit tired of being squeezed in between too many people? Maybe hitchhiking is something for you! Hitchhiking is not for everyone and there are obvious dangers involved, but if you feel that this is something you want to do...

Stay Safe in Nicaragua: Seven Safety Tips For Women

Nicaragua

Telling family and friends that you’re heading to Nicaragua, will result in one of two reactions. Most commonly they’ll say, “Nica-what?”, while looking confused. Alternatively, the colour will drain from their faces as they describe the horrors that happen in Central America. You know – the drug wars, the civil wars, crime, corruption and chaos. But, they couldn’t be more wrong. Located between Honduras and Costa Rica, Nicaragua is known...

Stay Safe In Mexico: Great Travel Safety Tips

The media would have you believe there is some kind of apocalyptic hell taking place in Mexico. With their screaming headlines of murder and mayhem by the drug cartels, you would think that Mexico must be the worst country in the world for a single woman to visit. I am here to tell you something very different, and that, with sensible precautions, Mexico is as safe as if not safer...