Ciudad Perdida Tour: The Lost City Trek Colombia

The Lost City Trek Ciudad Perdida Colombia

The Ciudad Perdida Tour and Lost City trek in Colombia is a challenging but fascinating journey that I highly recommend.  Trekking through the Colombian jungle for 4 or 5 days is beautiful, sometimes strenuous, always sweaty and at times very wet!  See how I got on when I did the Lost City Trek Colombia: READ […]

Camping Alone Safely – 7 Solo Camping Tips

Camping Alone Safely - 7 Solo Camping Tips

Solo camping definitely appeals to me, but the thought of camping alone as a woman makes me nervous!  I asked Paul from Outdoor Choose to share his top solo camping tips to set my mind at ease, and help prepare me for a solo camping trip. Camping alone can be an incredible and enjoyable experience. […]

What to do in Antigua Guatemala – The Ultimate Antigua City Guide

What to do in Antigua Guatemala - The Arch in Antigua

Why visit Antigua Guatemala?  The jewel in Guatemala’s colonial crown, Antigua manages to combine indigenous Mayan culture with colourful architecture, magnificent crumbling churches, fiery volcanoes and a steady stream of tourists & expats in one gloriously beautiful package.  However, with so much on offer it can be hard to know what to do in Antigua Guatemala, […]

Top Things to do in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Surfer on the Beach

Nicaragua is one of the countries in Central America I still haven’t made it to.  It is definitely on my list, for the incredible nature, volcanoes, beaches and friendly people – I can’t wait to visit Nicaragua!  In the meantime though, I asked Daniela from The Lost Romanian to share her tips and recommendations for […]

World Map Christmas Gift Ideas to Inspire Wanderlust

christmas gift ideas for travellers with world maps to inspire wanderlust

Oh yes, it’s that time of year again!  If you are looking for the perfect Christmas present for wannabe travellers who are not currently on the move, I’ve found these awesome Christmas gift ideas to inspire wanderlust and have them planning their next trip asap!  From mugs to shower curtains I’ve found every cool and […]

Backpacking Bogota: Things to do in Bogota Colombia

Street Art in Bogota Colombia - Backpacking South America Backpackers Guide to South America on a Budget

Bogota certainly wasn’t my favourite stop in Colombia.  Compared to the rest of this beautiful country, Bogota is busy, dirty, and the traffic is always horrendous,  However, I was pleasantly surprised to find there were more than enough things to do in Bogota keep me occupied for a few days before I took my flight […]

Las Gachas and Guadalupe Colombia: The Ultimate Guide

Las Gachas in Guadalupe Colombia - Off the beaten track in South America

I first came to Guadalupe Colombia in June 2016.  It was one of the last places I visited in South America before I flew home, and was one of my favourites.  This tiny town in the Santander region of Colombia was barely on the map back then, I’d read one blog article about Las Gachas, […]

Samaipata: What to do in Samaipata Bolivia

Waterfalls at Las Cuevas, near Samaipata

If Santa Cruz was a busy, traffic filled, pollution swamped city, Samaipata was the perfect antidote. I loved Samaipata, a peaceful town in the middle of the beautiful Bolivian countryside. A 3 hour drive from Santa Cruz, it was definitely worth the journey. You could take a bus or even a taxi from Santa Cruz […]

Tupiza Tours: Uyuni Salt Flat Tours from Tupiza Bolivia

Uyuni Salt Flats: El Salar de Uyuni Tour in Bolivia - 4x4s crossing the Salar

The Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia are truly incredible.  One of the highlights of my time in South America as a whole, and an experience not to be missed in Bolivia, a tour of the Uyuni Salt flats is something you will remember for a long time to come.  The first time I went to […]

Tips for a First-Time Visitor to Italy

I adore Italy. It is hard to resist Italy’s incredible food and wines, the diverse scenery and awesome architecture. With so many possibilities, it can be overwhelming for visitors, especially for those making their first trip to Italy. Many first-time travelers are left wondering where to go, which foods to try, what are the best […]