5 Reasons to visit the Galapagos Islands now

Galapagos Islands I recently visited one of my bucket list locations, the Galapagos Islands at the ripe age of 41. Sailing around the volcanic and enchanting islands in Ecuador, seeing some of the most enigmatic and extraordinary creatures. It has always been on my list but I thought I’d do it when I’m older. In […]

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How do I get to Antarctica?

How do I get to Antarctica? Is visiting Antarctica on your bucket list but you’re not sure how to get there? It’s true, Antarctica is not an easy place to travel to, few people have travelled there compared to other destinations in the world but increasing numbers of travellers are making the journey as access […]

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Is Colombia Safe to travel to? You’d be Surprised!

It’s Safe to travel to Colombia For most of us, it doesn’t rank on the Top 10 places visit. Thanks to years of Hollywood movies about drugs and violence many people consider Colombia to be a completely off-the-radar destination. Behind the whispers of theft, kidnapping and even murder, there is an element of truth. Colombia […]

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How to enjoy your long haul flight

How to enjoy your long haul flight? Planning your next adventure overseas? Dreading the long haul flight? People view the flight as a means to get to a destination and don’t give much thought to actually enjoying the flight. In reality, the long haul flight is part of your amazing journey. Often it is the […]

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Couldn’t Put It Down: Essential Reading on Colombia

Essential Reading on Colombia Colombia is a country of contradictions, surprises and diversity. Geographically, it’s home to snow-capped mountains and stunning beaches. Culturally it’s a mix of African, European and Native American influence. Colombians themselves are outrageously polite, welcoming people and, yet, for decades the country has been one of the most violent in South […]

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Ecuador – Chocoholics Paradise

Chocoholics Paradise The first “traveller: to sample chocolate’s bitter sweet charms was Christopher Columbus in 1502, although it’s likely that the Indigenous Maya and Aztec people had already been drinking it for the previous thousand years. The cacao bean itself had originated in South America millions of years before and is now being reclaimed by […]

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Cheers to South America!

A Cultural Journey! One of the best things about travelling is after a while you start to relax. You take it easy, have a beverage, smile and look around you. A local brew always tastes better in its hometown. South America has always been known for its friendly people. One of the best ways to […]

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Juanita – The Chosen One – Mount Ampato

The finding at Mount Ampato There are experiences in life that are so symbolic you will always remember them. This is one of mine. It was 2002, 7 years after her discovery when I first laid eyes on Juanita the Inca Ice Maiden and I have always remembered her. At the time I wrote “despite […]

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5 Influential People of Argentina

When you travel to Argentina, you will find desert, mountains, open plains, water falls, glaciers and South America’s highest mountain. In addition to its inspirational landscapes and travel experiences, it is a country full of inspirational people. From sports to politics and daily life, Argentinians have a colourful history worth exploring before you go. In this […]

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5 things to do in Patagonia, Chile

5 things to do in Patagonia As travellers we suffer from a fear of missing out on something important. At best we have a limited amount of time allocated to travel and we want to see as much as possible because the reality is, we just don’t know when we will get back to that […]

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