Around the World

Live Like a Local in Bogota

Continuing our Live Like a Local series, Pete’s sister Hannah talks to us about why she lived in Bogota for a year and what her top tips are for while you’re there. Why did you choose to live in Bogota? Good question, to be honest I’m not quite sure how […]

The Lost city trek

The Lost City (Ciudad Perdida) Trek in Colombia

‘What percentage do you have?’ There was a chorus of responses from the group with everything between 15 to 50. Amid the chatter, one of the guys chimes in with ‘98%’. There were gasps from around the table and awed hush followed. 98% deet. The holy grail of mosquito spray, […]

Boat on the Amazon

The What, Where, Why and How of Travelling the Amazon

What? We hardly have to say it, but it’s the biggest river in the world and its delta stretches over six countries and several million square miles. It’s also home to the most insane collection of wildlife, birdlife and perhaps most irritatingly insect life. Where? We travelled through it from […]

Sailing Paradise with San Blas Adventures

The word paradise is thrown around quite a bit. Thailand’s islands, the Maldives, maybe Bora Bora. Most, however, come with a hefty price tag and aren’t wonderful examples of responsible tourism. The San Blas Islands, however, have managed to combine elements of all those. This is thanks, largely, to the […]

View from Guatape Rock

Top 10 Tips for Travelling Colombia

We spent a month or so in Colombia, spending time in a wide variety of places, environments and cities. From Capurgana on the Caribbean coast, to Bogota and finally to Leticia in the heart of the Amazon. Along the way, we inevitably learnt a few things that might come in handy […]

Panama City skyline

Panama City – Where Old Meets New

We hadn’t really planned to go to Panama City when initially talking about the route we were going to take, but that changed fairly swiftly when we found out about the San Blas Islands (more on them in a separate post). So, we changed our route and first up, was […]