San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua • Surprisingly Good Sushi

Where in the world would you expect to find the best sushi outside of Japan? Perhaps in one of many leading capital cities: New York, Paris or London. Or possibly in Japan’s neighbouring counties? Well, I’m pretty sure I found it in the tiny town of San Juan Del Sur, in Central America’s Nicaragua, and…

Nicaragua – Sun, Sand & San Juan Del Sur

This Tip is provided by our Australia Explorer, Kim Chappel San Juan Del Sur, it sure is the tourist hub of the Southern Nicaraguan beaches! Despite its beauty, don’t be fooled, the prices here don’t vary much from its expensive neighbour, Costa Rica. My Top Tips: 1. Don’t arrive on a Friday afternoon without booking…

Rose Goes South • Ometepe, Ome-Sweaty!

Ometepe is a difficult one for a traveller like me. I often find it hard to choose between roughing it and flashpacking, whilst all the time wanting to get the most authentic experience of a place that is physically possible. After spending 5 luxurious days by the Australian owned pool at Casa Del Olas in…

San Miguel de Allende – Get Lost in the Heart of Mexico

This tip was written by our Italian Explorer: Layla Gallo San Miguel de Allende is famous, fanciful, cool, colored, happy and full of heritage. Everybody knows this smiley town in the heart of Mexico, but it’s possible that only a few are willing to get lost in its alleys, wandering without a plan, discovering charming shops in blossoming…

Rose Goes South • Passing Through Costa Rica

3 words to describe Costa Rica? Tropical, Rastafarian and expensive. The latter is why we chose to spend only 2 nights here, and the first and second are also why we chose to spend as many 2 nights here. Renowned for being Americanized and out of budget, so many travellers choose to avoid Costa Rica,…

Rose Goes South • Bocas Del Toros… Panama’s Playground 

Post-San Blas Adventures, our group were in need of a recoup. After spending a single night in Panama City which turned into Ladies Night at a Rooftop Bar, it was necessary catch a boat to Bocas Islands where we would retreat, shower properly, do some yoga and wine and dine. Turns out this was another…

Rose Goes South • A Tiplr Trip

On April 11th, our editorial assistant Rose left home in the UK and headed South for an epic backpacking trip around South and Central America. Along the way she’s sharing her everyday experiences and tips. Follow her interesting adventures through Colombia, Panama and Nicaragua here: Rose Goes South

Tulum, Mexico – Ruins Overlooking the Sea

This Tip has been suggested by our Latina Explorer: Letier Santana (Wanderlust Vixen) Visiting Chichen Itza, one of the new 7 wonders of the world, is on top of everyone’s list when traveling to the Yucatan region in Mexico. The drive to Chichen Itza from Cancun is approximately 2.5 hours. But no fear, if you…

Caye Caulker, Belize – A White Sand Paradise

Caye Caulker is a paradise coming into your heart and never leaving. It is not touristic, not noisy, not crowded, and this makes the miracle white sand a constant. You can visit the island without shoes, because the streets are made from fine sand and the Caye is 8 km long and 1.5 km large; everything is…