El Tunco: Salvador’s Softer yet Rocky Side

El Salvador's sleepy Pacific beach town had a boring reputation, but we found our six days there to be quite relaxing.


Santa Ana: Chicken Bus Lessons in Pupusa Heaven

Our first stop in El Salvador made for a bit of a learning curve, but we came to find that riding public transit is much easier and actually more fun than it looks.

Learning Spanish in the Hippie Haven of San Marcos La Laguna

We had read and heard from other travelers that San Marcos was super hippie, to the point where a lot of people we chatted with said it was too hippie for their liking. Us, being Oregonians who appreciate a chilled out music festival from time to time, thought that maybe it would be just hippie enough for us to enjoy. Turns out this place is really hippie.