Backpacking in the Philippines: Bohol and Cebu in 2 weeks

Backpacking in the Philippines - Bohol and Cebu in 2 weeks

The few weeks we spent in the Philippines was beautiful, like a relaxing holiday from travelling that I didn’t want to end. It’s cheap and a bit rough around the edges in places. But beautiful in every single sense of the word. With over 7000 islands to explore, it’s not got a standard backpacker route […]

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Our top 12 travel experiences of 2018

Our top 12 travel experiences of 2018

2018 was one of the best years of my life and I feel so fortunate that I had this opportunity to travel to so many incredible places in the world. During 2018, Shaun and I visited 16 countries in total across South America and Asia and we have had so many amazing experiences that we’ll […]

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1 month travelling in Japan itinerary

1 month travelling in Japan Itinerary

From it’s bright neon city-lights and ancient temples, to it’s super fast trains and amazing toilets. Japan is one of the coolest and most unique places I’ve ever been. We spent just over 1 month in Japan and I still felt sad to leave, it was just so different to anywhere else we have been. […]

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9 Awesome things to do in Java Island, Indonesia

Indonesia is made up of over 17,000 islands, but over half of it’s population live on Java island, which makes it the heart and the economic centre of Indonesia. However it is often overlooked by visitors heading straight for islands like Bali, yet Java is filled with many interesting places to explore and spectacular natural […]

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Backpacking in Ecuador – 3 week itinerary

Backpacking in Ecuador - 3 Week Itinerary

Our 3 weeks in Ecuador were jammed packed and took me far out of my comfort zone and into a buzz of adrenaline and happiness.ย We didnโ€™t even expect to love Ecuador as much as we did, but the country was beautiful. So much so that little Ecuador quickly joined Bolivia in being our favourite 2 […]

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Lagoons, volcanos & salt flats: 4 days travelling Bolivia’s unearthly southwest

Lagoons, Volcanos & Salt Flats: 4 Days travelling Bolivia's unearthly southwest

The Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat spans further than the eye can see until the horizon disappears at the end of it, ย then there’s the lagoons that shine strange colours from red to green and blue, some are filled with flamingos, and snow capped mountains and volcanos rise above them creating picture perfect mirror reflections. […]

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How to visit Machu Picchu as a day trip (without going on a tour)

How to visit Machu Picchu as a day trip (without going on a tour!)

So we made the decision not to do a multi day hike to Machu Picchu. We didn’t fancy a tour either. With the altitude leaving us short of breath just walking around Cusco and Shaun suffering with the flu, we actually didn’t fancy doing much walking at all. So it didn’t take us long to […]

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23 Days in Chile: Itinerary & Budget

During the 23 days we spent in Chile we have seen some seriously beautiful scenery and landscape so impressive that at times I couldn’t quite believe I was seeing it with my own eyes. We travelled some huge distances, from being blown away (quite literally) by the wild land of Patagonia in the very south, […]

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The beginner’s guide to hiking the W- Trek, Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine is a national park located in southern Chilean Patagonia. It’s highlights include jagged mountains, brightly coloured lakes, glaciers, rivers and golden grasslands. The most famous sight of all being the incredible 3 rock towers which give the park it’s name. The first time I saw a photo of Torres Del Paine was […]

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2 Weeks in Brazil – Itinerary & Budget

Brazil was the first stop on our trip and we spent 2 weeks exploring a small section of the country. Brazil is such a big country and in 2 weeks we obviously only scratched the surface of this huge area of South America. It was enough to give us a taster and experience the wide […]

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