El Salvador Culture


San Miguel Carnival El Salvador

The San Miguel Carnival in El Salvador. What you need to know!


The San Miguel Carnival in El Salvador takes place every year on the night of the last Saturday in November; it begins at 10 pm and runs until the morning of the following day. During the carnival, the main streets of San Miguel are packed with visitors enjoying the different … Read more

El Salvador Coffee

El Salvador Coffee. Understanding Salvadoran Coffee


El Salvador coffee is and has been a big part of the nation’s history and culture. Since its introduction in 1779, the cultivation of these beans has impacted the history and economy of the country. El Salvador coffee production is vital to the Salvadoran economy; it creates jobs and produces … Read more

All souls day El Salvador

All Souls Day El Salvador. Remembering Those Who Passed Away


All Souls Day El Salvador is a day when families and friends pay tribute to those who have passed away. The Day of the Dead in El Salvador is a tradition that takes place every year on November the 2nd. People throughout the country remember loved ones who are no … Read more

Tazumal Mayan Ruins

El Tazumal El Salvador. An Iconic Mayan Archaeological Site


El Tazumal El Salvador is a Maya archaeological site in Chalchuapa. The Tazumal pre-Columbian ruins are part of the impressive Chalchuapa archaeological zone. It was the first archaeological park created in El Salvador, which is among the oldest in Central American. Before the Europeans arrived in what is now known … Read more

Traditional Pupusas from El Salvador

El Salvador Pupusas. Tasty Food from El Salvador Worth Trying


Pupusas are thick hand-made tortillas from El Salvador; they are made of corn or rice flour and filled with cheese, shredded pork, beans, or Loroca flower. Pupusas are the national dish of El Salvador; they have their own National Pupusa Day, which takes place on the second Sunday in November. … Read more