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March 2017

Storm rolling in over the beaches of Big Corn: Corn Islands
Nicaragua

Cooking the Corn Islands

Aug, 2016: When people think of Caribbean holiday destinations, the Corn Islands probably aren’t at the top of the list. We fell in love with them though, especially Big Corn. After some less than inspiring visits to the Caribbean,…

The stunning view across the roof of Guatemala
Guatemala

Climbing Guatemala’s most active volcano. Twice!

Jan, 2017: How long has it been since you climbed an active volcano and watched molten lava explode into the night sky? A while ago we did exactly that when we climbed Guatemala’s most active volcano, Volcan Fuego. The…

Antigua's best coffee: the Machiato Simple from Refugio's
Guatemala

Finding Antigua’s best coffee

Jan, 2017: Antigua has stunning volcano views, beautiful colonial architecture and a pretty damn good market, but does it have good coffee? While Fi enrolled in Spanish classes I took it upon myself to try and find out.  Selflessly…