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The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

By on January 12, 2017 in Backpacking, Colombia, Ecuador, Gear, Latin America with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

The best thing about travelling in South America is that fact that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. And one of the worst about travelling in South America is that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. That’s because packing for such a broad range of climates, altitudes, terrains and activities can be a […]

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11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

Often thought of as the craziest continent of them all, Central America really is a spectacle of colours, sounds, music and madness! And never is this sensory overload more apparent then when trying to navigate the continent by bus! I’ve got to admit, I’m a pretty big sucker for the madness and really get a […]

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10 Unforgettable Things to do in Costa Rica on a Budget

By on July 7, 2016 in Budget Travel, Costa Rica, Latin America with 10 Comments
10 Unforgettable Things to do in Costa Rica on a Budget

Slap bang in the middle of Central America is a small country that packs a big punch! Although it’s one of the more expensive countries in this part of the world, Costa Rica still boasts an array of budget-friendly adventures sure to delight and amaze travellers. I’ve visited this beautiful little paradise several times and […]

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10 Reasons Bogota Should be on Your Bucket List

By on April 7, 2016 in Colombia, Latin America with 10 Comments
10 Reasons Bogota Should be on Your Bucket List

High in the lofty Andes, the city of Bogota is the social, cultural and financial pinnacle of Colombia. Brilliantly showcasing much of what this stunning country has to offer, the capital blends a busy modern metropolis, with the an undeniably Latin beat and bounce that sees super street art sitting next to world-class galleries, tasty […]

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The 10 BEST Central America Beaches

The 10 BEST Central America Beaches

Bordered by both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Central America is really a skinny strip of land dominated by huge bodies of water on either side. This makes the whole continent a beach-lovers paradise and the array of different coastal areas in this small continent is astounding! From scuba diving and sipping rum […]

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Corcovado National Park: Seeing Costa Rica at its BEST

By on December 22, 2015 in Costa Rica, Latin America, National Parks with 4 Comments
Corcovado National Park: Seeing Costa Rica at its BEST

I will simply start by saying that visiting Corcovado National Park was, without a doubt, one of the highlights of the time Costa Rica. In a country already renowned for its eco-tourism, incredible wildlife and beautiful nature, Corcovado National Park sparkles like a jewel in this country’s crown. About Corcovado National Park Located in the […]

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5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

A land of fiery active volcanoes, wild colourful markets and dense jungle ruins, Guatemala is like nowhere else on the planet. Nestled at the top of Central America, this tiny country is a feast for the senses at every turn and never fails to captivate those who visit her. Indeed Guatemala was the first country […]

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10 Important Things to Know Before Backpacking Central America

10 Important Things to Know Before Backpacking Central America

I spent 2 years backpacking Central America and loved every moment of it. When I left the UK and headed there however, I hardly knew anyone that had been, in fact, most people I spoke to had never even heard of half the countries there! As such, I wasn’t able to glean a lot of practical […]

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Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

By on October 29, 2015 in Ecuador, Hiking, Latin America with 30 Comments
Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

The green of the open valley stretched as far I could see. Broken only by the odd tree or patch of scrub, it flowed up the to the mountain ridges on each side and looked smooth and soft, like a green dustsheet that had pull over the furniture of these Andean hills to cover and […]

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Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

High in the Andes, nestled between the dominating countries of Peru and Colombia, the little gem of Ecuador manages to hold a charm all of its own. Blessed with an incredible geographical diversity that includes jungle, mountain and coastal landscapes, many say Ecuador has it all. And they’re not far wrong! For me, one of […]

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