Here’s the top 10 reasons to travel to South America. As if you really needed ten whole reasons. After spending over three months in South America it would be unfair of me not to provide a summary list of the reasons to travel South America. So, whether you’re hitting the North or South. Like the… Read More 10 reasons to travel to South America
“It’s camping” is a phrase that I became all too familiar with during my first summer season in Italy. Here’s a guide to season work and being a European Campsite Courier in Italy. If you have ever wanted to work in Europe, but you have been put off by the idea of being a rep.… Read More A practical guide to working a European season in Italy
Quito to Baños takes 3 hours and will cost you $3 – the Ecuador $1 per hour rule for bus journey’s still stands. Visit Baños if you like to get active. You can spend your time white water rafting, biking, hiking, canyoning and more. Baños became my first and admittedly last (probably ever) white water rafting experience.
I’d like to pretend that after arriving in Cusco I didn’t spend most of my days in bed dying of altitude sickness and feeling like I was going to die. But, most of my time in Cusco was spent throwing up from the confines of our hostel. From my altitude sickness experience I’m thankful for… Read More On the road… Photos from Cusco
The Cuban local/tourist relationship is a little unbalanced to say the least. In many areas of Havana and all over Cuba tourism is booming and the presence of tourism comes with its struggles. A fundamental part of travelling Cuba is avoiding the hustle. The harsh truth of the matter is that in Cuba, if you’re… Read More Planet Cuba – Avoiding the Hustle
Cartagena is a truly sensational tropical Colombian paradise and possibly my favourite city in Colombia and perhaps South America. The city of Cartagena is situated on Colombia’s northern peninsula. This makes Cartagena is South America’s perfectly located slice of the Caribbean. Because of the close proximity to the Caribbean and its coastal geography, Cartagena is… Read More The best beaches in Cartagena, Colombia
Chichen Itza would be the first of the great and grand archaeological sites we would visit in Mexico. It is one of the most popular and accessible in a key tourist area of Mexico. Many people choose to visit as part of a tour, but we chose not to. Here’s how to get to Chichen… Read More On the road… How to get to Chichen Itza
You may have recently noticed a whole load of crazy Ryanair flight promotions and deals. These have been in the media a lot recently and trending worldwide on twitter. In October, Ryanair decided to do some crazy £2 flights for November. “£2 hot too handle” Remember that?
A girls trip – summer in the city. Ryanair’s long list of unbeatable flight prices gave myself and my friends the freedom of choice over which city break we’d be taking. Germany was mentioned several times, great weather, culture and enough beer and clubs to keep us going. We settled for Düsseldorf knowing that Cologne… Read More A Summer City Break – Exploring Düsseldorf and Cologne
Let me start by asking the question everyone is looking for the answer to. Can you visit Dublin on a budget? I consider myself a budget savvy traveller and even when planning my Dublin city break I considered all the budget options for spending 36 hours in Dublin. I’ve been to many European countries and… Read More 36 Hours in Dublin on a budget