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Planning a Year in Asia

I have just moved to Canada in July 2017, and I plan to stay here for some considerable time. That has not stopped me planning my next big adventure though. I was always some way afraid or nervous to travel through Asia. I was afraid of the food, culture and the amenities. I was afraid... Continue Reading →

Why You Should Learn Spanish

I always wanted to speak a second language, but I could never motivate myself to learn one, nor could I decide which language to learn. That was until I visited Cuba, and that's when I knew I wanted to learn Spanish. Since then I have visited several countries in South America and I have realised... Continue Reading →

Paris on a Budget

Paris is an incredibly expensive city and being one of Europe's fashion capitals and surely one of its most iconic cities; that was always going to be expected. I would not let that discourage any backpacker from visiting here though as Paris does have excellent amenities for anyone looking to see this city on a... Continue Reading →

28 Days on the RRS Ernest Shackleton

After living on the most isolated continent in the world for 67 days, it was time to leave Antarctica. Our ticket out? Oh just your casual ice breaking cargo ship that is designed to sail through sea ice and the roughest sea in the world and dock at the Falkland Islands. No big deal. Yet... Continue Reading →

5 Realistic Jobs That Allow you to Travel

It's clear to see that you're getting serious about your travelling when you are reading this article. The travel bug has bitten you. Thankfully there are jobs in the world that allow for like-minded people. A prime example of this is when I was working in London. I was getting the train home when I read... Continue Reading →

Selfies at the New 7 Wonders

I made it my objective to see all of the New 7 Wonders of the World in 2016. The list includes: Petra, Jordan - Christ the Redeemer, Brazil - Machu Pichu, Peru - Chichen Itza, Mexico - The Great Wall, China - Taj Mahal, India - The Colosseum, Italy. So far I have been to... Continue Reading →

5 Day Trips from London

If the London scene just isn't doing it for you, or you just want an adventure outside of the congested capital. Then have at look at these 5 day trips from London.

5 Day Trips From Cape Town

Cape Town is an incredibly diverse city, with some incredible natural sights coinciding beside a bustling city. During your stay in Cape Town, make sure to hit up some these day trips from the city, if not all of them. Here are my top 5 day trips.

Volunteering While Abroad

When you are travelling you might get the urge to volunteer. When I was in Peru, a dreadful flooding occurred, causing many fatalities, destroying roads and bridges. This caused delays in aid getting to the people in most need. A friend of mine helped volunteer to dig debris and run offs for water to bypass... Continue Reading →

My South American Journey

An in depth guide to my South American adventure. Me and some friends spent 7 weeks travelling from the Falkland Islands to Colombia. Crossing through Chile, Bolivia, Peru and Ecudaor mainly by coach. Click here to see a coverage of costs, activities and transportation in Latin America

Top 10 Tips for South America

South America holds some of the most rewarding sights in the world, but it can also be a challenging experience travelling through this continent. While more and more people are making their way out to this continent, it has become a more navigable than before. Here are my top 10 tips that I wish I... Continue Reading →

Machu Pichu Day Trip from Cusco

While getting to the summit of Machu Pichu is possible as a day trip, it does take away from the authenticity of the adventure of hiking and camping to the top. Unfortunately I got caught for time thanks to my indecisiveness of whether to Machu Pichu or not to Machu Pichu. This was down to... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Sights in Peru

Peru is an extremely biodiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains vertically extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river Thus creating some... Continue Reading →

Ecuador’s 5 Best Gems

Ecuador is home to some of the most diverse landscape in the world. An Amazonian rainforest covered with volcanoes and animals species of both northern and southern hemisphere regions, it's no wonder Ecuador has the demand for tourism that it has. Here is my list of Ecuador's top 5 gems;   1. Galapagos Islands: A... Continue Reading →

The Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland

I did this road trip in a hired campervan back in September 2015 and it is still one of the best journeys I ever took. It's the trip that finally convinced me to start-up a blog and to try pursue a career in travel. Without being biased (honestly!), the west coast of Ireland has to be... Continue Reading →

Hiking Torres del Paine – Chile

Unfortunately due to an incredibly high demand from adventurers looking to head in to Patagonia and hike Torres del Paine, there are a lot of rules, bookings and yes...expenses. It's true, the more south of Santiago you go, the more expensive Chile becomes. Tourists only venture this far down south for the great hikes and... Continue Reading →

Cycling Death Road -Bolivia

Yungas Road in Bolivia, or most commonly known as 'Death Road', is one of the more daring adventures in South America. It gets its name from the fact that in 2006, it's estimated that 200-300 people died on this road. While a majority of the road has been modernised and made safe, the original North Yungas... Continue Reading →

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