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Cost of Living in North America – What are the cheapest places to live?

We’re going to take a look at the cost of living in North America, as of 2023. First, we’ll compare living costs in the USA with those in Canada and Mexico. There is also a deeper dive into the most expensive and cheapest places to live in North America which includes living costs in a […]

Top 10 Underrated Backpacking Destinations

If you’re tired of the typical travel stories of backpacking in Thailand or following the Inca Trail in Peru, you might just find some inspiration here. Below, we’ve selected ten underrated backpacking destinations around the world that travellers often tend to skip altogether or race through without fully appreciating. 10 Underrated Backpacking Destinations 1. Fes, […]

Nicaragua Backpacking Budget – How much money do you need per day?

This post details the estimated cost of travel in Nicaragua. Read on for suggested shoestring and more comfortable backpacking budgets for this Central American country. We also have some information about using dollars and sample prices. Nicaragua Cost of Travel in 2023 Shoestring Backpacker Budget Nicaragua is one of those countries where hardcore shoestring types […]

Central America Backpacking Route

Backpacking Central America using the itinerary outlined below will see you pack in six countries, Mayan ruins, fiery volcanoes, stunning lakes, colonial-era towns and chilled out Caribbean beaches while trying to avoid the often unpleasant capital cities in the region (Panama City is an exception). Starting in Cancun thanks to its good flight links, you’ll […]

When to Go to Central America – Best and Worst Times to Visit

Central America’s popularity amongst travellers has grown during the 21st Century. Backpackers from around the world travel the length of what is a relatively small region while Costa Rica and Panama in particular have gained popularity amongst North American visitors on shorter trips. Below, we’ll look at the climate in various destinations and assess the […]

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