In the past year, El Salvador has experienced a steep drop in homicides, unseen since the end of the 1980s civil war. What’s happened? Since… Read More »El Salvador’s Murder Rate is Down 59% from 2019. Good for Tourism and Salvadorans.
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Population density per square kilometer (highest in Central America).
Number of animal species, of which almost half are butterflies.
Percent of Salvadorans that are mestizo, descendants of Spanish and Indian ancestors.
El Salvador Stories, Information, and Opinion
El Salvador’s second phase of reopening in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic won’t happen on July 7, according to authorities. Health authorities in El… Read More »El Salvador Suspends Scheduled Phase II of Reopening on July 7
El Tunco recently hosted the Surf City ALAS Latin Pro Championship. Local photographer Gerardo Calderon was there to take some photos and offer us a… Read More »Surf City El Salvador 2019: A Celebration of Central American Surfing!
Patricia Trigueros shares some thoughts on renting in El Salvador, whether it’s her own San Salvador nook or a place to spend weekends with friends…… Read More »Renting In El Salvador: Weekdays In San Salvador And Weekend Getaways
Where do you go when you spontaneously decide to get out of town on a Sunday for some fun at the beach? Well, if your… Read More »Spontaneous Sundays And Fried Fish On The Costa Del Sol, El Salvador
Lakes Coatepeque and Ilopango are the two “great lakes of El Salvador” and both hold dear memories for Patricia Trigueros from childhood through adolescence. This… Read More »Coatepeque And Ilopango: Memories From The Great Lakes Of El Salvador
If you’re an expat in Central America some things seem more difficult than back in your home country. Here Mick O’Connor offers a step-by-step guide… Read More »A Step-By-Step Guide To Picking Up A Package From The Post Office In El Salvador
Salvadorean writer Patricia Trigueros likes to get out of the city. Here she describes three trips easy to make from San Salvador in a day.… Read More »Hiking In El Salvador: Three Easy Day Trips From San Salvador
El Salvador is famous as one of Central America’s surfing meccas, and it’s what happens on top of the waves that comes to mind when… Read More »A (Very) Quick Guide To Scuba Diving In El Salvador
Patricia Trigueros takes a road trip to Conchagua Volcano and Playa Las Flores in eastern El Salvador for a sunrise view over the Gulf of… Read More »Chasing Sunrises Over The Gulf Of Fonseca – A Trip To Eastern El Salvador