At 5:30am we awakened with great anticipation. Not for the day ahead or our next destination, but with the assurance that would be leaving Hopkins. I am not an early riser by any stretch of the imagination, if I was snow white and prince charming had woken me I’d probably have told him to sod Read more about Pirates of the Carribean Part III: On Stranger Tides – Leaving Belize[…]
San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua – the home of Sunday Funday. On any given Sunday in SJDS you’ll encounter countless gringos wandering the streets in the grips of intoxication donned in matching tanks emblazoned with the words “Sunday Funday”. So what is Sunday Funday? Sunday Funday is a pool + pub crawl through several different hostels Read more about Why I didn’t go to Sunday Funday – An Alconomical Analysis[…]
Want to know how to sae money travelling in Central America? Firstly, go down to the local fresh food Mercado and buy some magic beans… Kidding. This handy tip is one I learnt a few months ago from a hostel owner: Book hostels direct. Don’t book them online through booking agents, contact them directly via email, phone Read more about My Biggest Money Saving Tip for Central Amercia[…]
I don’t like being negative about a place. I usually will try and find the silver lining to even the smoggiest of clouds, leaning towards comical cynicism, but in all, Hopkins can do one.
I find it hard to recommend that dive shop… Under their last trading name, under which they had their PADI certification revoked, the reviews speak of compromised safety, dodgy gear and the last review on Trip Advisor which said “someone died”. One might all that a red flag.
So we didn’t dive the blue hole, for a number of reasons. Cost was certainly a factor. Generally we don’t let money get in the way of awesome experiences when we’re travelling, because you never know if or when you’ll be back here again. We do however operate a cost benefit analysis and at upwards Read more about That time we didn’t dive the Great Blue Hole[…]