To Boca or not to Boca?

To Boca or not to Boca?

Beware: thieves about! La Boca is a notoriously dangerous neighbourhood in the South-East of Buenos Aires and after reading reports of violent muggings I was quite honestly shitting myself about going. Never the less, it is recommended as a must see that tons of...
New Year Contemplations…

New Year Contemplations…

This time last year we would have been trying to enjoy our last few days of the holidays before having to go back to work. Reflecting on that now makes me feel so incredibly lucky to have the next year ahead of me to do exactly what I want to do, when I want to do it....
21 Tips for Surviving the Inca Trail

21 Tips for Surviving the Inca Trail

Trekking the Inca trail is not to be underestimated! You’ll be battling with steep climbs, high altitude and long days that start before sunrise. Here’s our top tips on how to survive the Inca trail hike: 1. Mentally prepare – don’t think it...
Baby, it’s HOT outside!

Baby, it’s HOT outside!

I’m not sure exactly what I expected Christmas to be like being away from home in a hot country but it has been everything that I hoped it would be. The commercial aspects of Christmas over here are much lower key and the Christmas card sending sensation doesn’t exist...
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to San Antonio de Areco

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to San Antonio de Areco

The coach pulled into a dusty service station, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. We’d asked the ticket inspector before boarding how we would know when we had arrived and he’d said it would take about two hours. We’d been on the bus for exactly 1 hour 51...