One week in Buenos Aires (my favourite city)

As part of my travels around South America back in 2019, I spent a week in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, and it quickly became my favourite city ever. I just absolutely loved everything about it - the history, culture, the people, the politics, the markets, the food, the wine.... everything culminated in a … Continue reading One week in Buenos Aires (my favourite city)

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 'requiresย 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!ย ย 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