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CA-4 Visa Run to Mexico: How to Get to El Carmen Border Crossing

If you are in Guatemala and your 90 day CA-4 visa is about to expire, then Mexico is your best bet for a new stamp. Find out why the El Carmen (GTM) to Talisman (MEX) is the best border crossing and… Continue Reading →

How to Extend a CA-4 Visa in Guatemala City

Extending your CA-4 Visa in Guatemala City for $15.00 adds an additional 90 days to your existing visa –  find out the complete process & what documents you need to obtain a CA-4 Visa extension.

Getting to the Corn Islands without Flying

Getting to the Corn Islands without flying is very time consuming & unpredictable. We provide you with the details you need to make it happen for roughly half the cost of flying! Find out if you have what it takes.

Mexico Exit Fee via Land Border Crossings

Mexico does in fact have a 390 peso exit fee if you stay over 7 days in the country. Find out if you already paid it, how to pay it if you didn’t, and how to avoid paying it again.

Border Crossing: Valle Nuevo to Las Chinamas

The border crossing from Valle Nuevo, Guatemala to Las Chinamas, El Salvador is extremely painless, except the chicken bus transfer in Guatemala City. Find out how to get from Antigua to Ahuachapan for the Ruta de las Flores.

Livingston: Gateway to Guatemala

Livingston is either your first or last destination in Guatemala. Clear immigration, and start soaking up the local Garifuna culture. Find out all the basics inside!

How to Get a Myanmar Visa in Kuala Lumpur (KL)

You can obtain a Myanmar visa in Malaysia from Ever Fine Travel & Tour for 223 ringgit – if you apply in the morning, you can get it in the afternoon. Continue reading for more information…

The Story of a Train Derailment in Myanmar

Check out what happened when my train from Hsipaw to Pwin Oo Lwin went off the tracks! A train derailment in Myanmar is an adventure for travellers but for locals, it’s a part of everyday life.

Onboard the Gokteik Viaduct Train from Hsipaw

Cross the Gokteik Viaduct on an exciting train journey from Hsipaw to Pwin Oo Lwin… find out schedules & prices & more – can you handle the vertigo?

Benque to Melchor de Menchos Border Crossing

The Benque, Belize to Melchor de Menchos, Guatemala border crossing is straightforward, and painless. Find out visa details, associated fees, transportation options, money exchange, and how to avoid possible scams below.

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