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Belize

Caye Caulker in Belize is a fantastic destination if you’re looking for a laid-back Caribbean island with colourful houses, amazing snorkelling and the opportunity to see the Belize Blue Hole.

We have already written a post about the best things to do in Caye Caulker, but we want to help you further in planning your trip. That is why we have put together this guide on how to get to Caye Caulker.

We’ll cover all options, no matter if you’re coming from home or are already in the area. Keep reading to find out how to get to Caye Caulker from Belize City, how to get to Belize in the first place and whether you should consider going via Mexico and what you need to know about flights to Caye Caulker.…

Finland

If you’re going to Lapland, what could be better than taking the Santa Claus Express, an overnight train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi?

Imagine boarding the train in Helsinki in the evening. You seek out your bed, go to sleep, and when you wake up, you’re already in Lapland. And you didn’t even have to pay for an expensive hotel or flight! Not to mention that train rides are much more sustainable than flights.

If you’ve been thinking about taking the Santa Claus Express, then you’re in luck. Not only have we put together everything you need to know about the overnight train, but we are also going to talk about our own experience. That way, you will exactly know what to expect.…

El Salvador

This post was last updated in October 2019. We did this trip in April 2018 and not much has changed since then. The busses and colectivos still stop in the same places and even prices remained stable.

After nine days in Honduras, Copan was our last stop. We had a great day here, exploring the Mayan ruins and observing macaws and toucans on Macaw Mountain. But eventually, the time came for us to leave and that’s when it got complicated.

We knew that we wanted to go to El Salvador next. Ideally, we would make our way from Copan to Santa Ana, but we were also prepared to stop in San Salvador since we knew transport was going to be difficult.…

Costa Rica

During the last ten months of travelling, transportation had always been straightforward. Along the Silk Road, I did an overland tour and used a truck. Through Southeast Asia, we went by bus. Those buses were comfortable and drove from one touristic place to the next. In French Polynesia, buses were irregular but distances were mostly short and I had more than enough time to wait. And in South America, I might have had to switch buses once, but rarely more than that.

It wasn’t until I got to Costa Rica that I faced my first challenge. We were in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and wanted to go to Tortuguero – without taking one of those very expensive shuttles that cost two or three times as much as public transport.…

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