Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Trip: Canada to Central America

We’re back on the road!  This year we’re planning to drive at least as far as El Salvador and if we’re feeling extra ambitious, maybe all the way to Nicaragua.  I know – this plan throws a wrench in our blog title (‘Slow Sally Goes to Guatemala‘).  Oh well, you know what they say about … More Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Trip: Canada to Central America

6 Things You Need to Know About Van Festivals: El Campo Van Fest 2019

We’ve heard about how much fun van festivals can be so when El Campo aligned with our schedule this year, we decided that it was time to experience one for ourselves.  It was the fourth year running for El Campo and like every year, it was held by Go-Van at Domaine du Radar, just south … More 6 Things You Need to Know About Van Festivals: El Campo Van Fest 2019

The Land of Enchantment & 48 hours in Santa Fe /// Vanlife New Mexico

Hi.  It’s been awhile, I know.  For those of you wondering, yes – we are back home in Canada.  Every time we return home for a few months, I’m reminded of how beautiful it is in Wakefield and the Outaouais and how lucky we are to have a home base here.  I would like to … More The Land of Enchantment & 48 hours in Santa Fe /// Vanlife New Mexico

Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Translated directly to English, Sierra Gorda means ‘Fat Woman Mountain Range’.  To be fair, I believe the ‘woman’ part is really just the result of Spanish grammar… I suspect the intention of the name is more along the lines of ‘Fat/Large Mountain Range’.  Although the English version of this translation doesn’t result in the most … More Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

Yes – we got food poisoning!  Very sh#%ty (ha-ha, get it?).  And happened right after we were bragging that we never get sick when we’re travelling in the van… should have knocked on wood.  More about the food poisoning once I get you guys caught up on our travels. /// In our last blog post, … More Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

5 Reasons to Visit the Guatemala Highlands // Acul & the Cuchumatanes Mountains

Hi Guys! So as we mentioned in our last post about travelling with a dog, we finally – after 6 weeks – left Lake Atitlán!  We had originally planned to spend less time at the lake and travel further south, at least into El Salvador.  But we love Lake Atitlán and as a result it … More 5 Reasons to Visit the Guatemala Highlands // Acul & the Cuchumatanes Mountains