7 Reasons Why We Loved La Paz

7 Reasons Why We Loved La Paz

Before we arrived in Bolivia we were a little bit uneasy as we had read that La Paz was one of the most dangerous cities in the world and a little bit uninspired because various people we’d met had plenty of bad things to say about it. Most concerning for us was...
Machu Picchu: An Ugly Underbelly

Machu Picchu: An Ugly Underbelly

Let me start by saying that hiking the Inca trail and visiting the ruins of Machu Picchu was, for me, the realisation of a dream that I had held from a very young age. Walking along the 45km of hand laid stone path built high into the mountains, culminating in...
“Someone just p*ssed on my foot”

“Someone just p*ssed on my foot”

In the UK, there aren’t many people that consider taking a coach when travelling from city to city. We have a fantastic (although pricey) train network and generally when you weigh up the time benefits vs cost, train wins over coach. In South America coach...
A Slice of Chile!

A Slice of Chile!

Valparaiso (Valpo for short) is hilly, colourful, artsy, bohemian and above all interesting. It has a rich history, having been the wealthiest port in South America as a result of being the stop off point for Europeans on their way to seek their fortune in the...
How I (James) Fell In Love With a Man

How I (James) Fell In Love With a Man

Stage One: Introduction Punta del Diablo is one of the most beautiful and well known holiday destinations in Uruguay. The first day we arrived, we headed straight for the beach which we’d been informed was the best in the resort. It was a scorching hot day so we...