Three countries in a day! Guatemala – Belize – Mexico

In 2018, I spent the last two weeks of my travels in Central America, travelling up the the Yucatan Peninsular on the East Coast of Mexico, from Chetumal to Cancun. I travelled by bus from Flores in Guatemala, up through Belize, to Chetumal in Mexico on a nine hour bus trip which I took through … Continue reading Three countries in a day! Guatemala – Belize – Mexico

Throwback Series: Thailand 2015 – Part One

My long term goal is to eventually have at least one blog post written about every country I have ever been to on this website. Obviously I am a long way off achieving this, I still have a lot of catching up to do, to write about past trips... I hope that explains my writing … Continue reading Throwback Series: Thailand 2015 – Part One

Top 5 things to do in Antigua, Guatemala

Back in November 2018, I spent two weeks in Antigua, Guatemala. My main priority for my time there was to study Spanish in one of the excellent Spanish schools, but outside of school hours, I tried to fit in as many activities as possible because Antigua is a really incredible place, with some amazing things … Continue reading Top 5 things to do in Antigua, Guatemala

Bonny Scotland: Inverness and Loch Ness

In September 2020, desperate for a holiday but with the pandemic having considerably cut down the number of possible destinations, I started researching places within the United Kingdom. Despite having lived in England my whole life, I have not really ventured extensively around the UK, preferring to go further afield when the opportunity arises! Because … Continue reading Bonny Scotland: Inverness and Loch Ness

Climbing a Mountain of Rainbows! | My experience trekking Rainbow Mountain, Peru

Rainbow Mountain in Peru has been on my bucket list for a LONG time. Before arriving, I did some research and read some really mixed- mostly negative - blog reviews online. For me, my experience of Rainbow Mountain was entirely positive, and I really recommend doing it! Perhaps tour companies had taken time to establish … Continue reading Climbing a Mountain of Rainbows! | My experience trekking Rainbow Mountain, Peru

My First 6000+ Summit! | Climbing Mount Chachani – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

My biggest achievement in my South America trip (and possibly my life) was summitting a 6075m volcano in Peru. It was genuinely one of the hardest things I have EVER done, mentally and physically. Its meant to be one of the 'easier' 6000m+ climbs in the world because it 'requires no technical equipment or climbing expertise', … Continue reading My First 6000+ Summit! | Climbing Mount Chachani – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Why Travelling Is SO Much More Than Just a ‘Gap On Your CV’

This is more of a rant than my normal posts!  So I am currently job-hunting after nearly eight months off work. Seven months of those months were spent travelling and one month was spent having two holidays in Spain, one where I obtained my third Scuba Diving Qualification. I am now in the process of meeting … Continue reading Why Travelling Is SO Much More Than Just a ‘Gap On Your CV’

Appreciating England: Three Days in Dorset

Last September, we popped down to Dorset in the south west of England for a few days. This used to be a regular childhood holiday destination for me, but I hadn't been there for at least a decade if not longer! I was reminded very quickly how pretty that part of the country is and … Continue reading Appreciating England: Three Days in Dorset

The Marvellous City | Four Days in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro was my first stop in South America, back in January this year. One of my best friends from home, Ele was joining me for the first  three weeks of my trip, which was really nice as I normally travel solo. We arrived quite late and spent the first two nights in Copacabana … Continue reading The Marvellous City | Four Days in Rio de Janeiro