Sunsets in Montañita, Ecuador

Montañita Beach

 The Magaluf of South America, its Ecuador’s very own Zante. Montañita was where I chose to turn 23, celebrate Australia Day and finish off my Ecuadorian travel experience. 8 days after arriving and the same number of sunsets later we forced ourselves to move on from the beach resort of Montañita with significantly lighter wallets […]

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The poor mans Galápagos – Isla de la Plata

Isla de la Plata

I first started reading about Isla de la Plata whilst in Quito, Ecuador and instantly became obsessed with the idea of visiting the Ecuadorian island. After a few questionable boat experiences so far I convinced myself that the hour long journey would be calm and non-life-threatening and found myself speeding towards ‘The Poor Man’s Galapagos’ […]

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Christmas in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena Old Town Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia the most important port in all of Latin America and the place we chose to spend our Christmas celebrations. Christmas in Cartagena and three blissful nights in the spectacular boutique hotel Bantú in The Walled City and several previous nights in the edgier Getsemani neighbourhood by the backpacker famous Calle Media Luna. A […]

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Island life – Utila, Honduras

Utila, Honduras

Island life played a big part in the majority of my decisions during my trip to Central America. Island life in Utila, Honduras was something I had wanted to experience since first reading about The Bay Islands. Honduras in my Lonely Planet but we never actually committed to the trip to Honduras’ Caribbean coast.  During […]

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