In El Salvador, surfing is more than a sport. It’s government policy and a lifeline to boosting tourism and improving the image of the country.… Read More »Surf City: Surfing as Government Policy in El Salvador
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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
Last year, before the COVID-19 pandemic stopped such things, Patricia Trigueros and her friend took a quick trip to El Salvador from Guatemala. Here’s hoping… Read More »A Nostalgic 24-Hour Trip to El Salvador
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.
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
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