Two years later : some news from Latin America

From 2014 to 2016 I traveled through 16 countries of Latin America swapping my marketing skills in exchange for food and accomodation, and making videos to document good practices for a more responsible and sustainable tourism : a HopTour of Latin America. I stayed in touch with many of the tourism stakeholders I met on more »

Working as a travel writer for Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador

Back from my great journey through Latin America, I traveled again during two months in central america in order to update french travel guide books : Petit Futé Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador. I took advantage of this second trip there to visit some sustainable tourism initiatives and realized some new video-interviews published then on Hopineo YouTube more »

25 Hotels Visited by Florie in Central America

Central America: Stopped at 25 Hotels

These past six months of gallivanting around Central America comprise the first chapter of this HopTour through Latin America which is now coming to an end. From Mexico to Panama, I gave a marketing boost to 25 hotels in exchange for room and board. I also took the opportunity to learn all their best practices more »

Compil Photos Amérique Centrale

Central America, through 10 Great Experiences

These 6 last months rambling around Central America reserved me a wonderful bunch of surprises: budding speleologist, Indiana Jones girl, apprentice mermaid… I share with you a little bit of this magical cocktail of emotions through 10 unique experiences from Mexico to Panama: 1. Budding Speleologist …by exploring crystalline blue underground waters. Mexico, Yucatan, Cenote more »

La Mariposa Nicaragua

La Mariposa, Non-Profit Hotel & Spanish School

After visiting the Selva Negra “Organic Farm and Coffee Plantation” Eco-Lodge, I continue on my voyage of discovery to find out all I can about Nicaragua by visiting a non-profit “Spanish-language school” Eco-Hotel: La Mariposa, another great touristic idea with a different style and concept, also (or even more so?) involved in the community. La more »