Travel Advice

Antie in a vineyard

13 signs you are a backpacker in your late twenties

On our current trip exploring South America, we were struck by the differences of travelling as slightly older backpackers pushing 30. Here are a few differences we found in comparison to our backpacking days in our early 20s… You are that irritating person who says to younger backpackers things like […]

Our San Blas Group

Seven Types of Traveller You May Meet in South America

The douchebag – Usually sporting insanely long dreadlocks, wearing a a singlet and travelling the globe with a ukulele or out-of-tune guitar hoisted under one arm. If you haven’t got the douchebag vibe just from sight or smell, after an initial conversation it will start to become obvious. They will […]

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 […]

Nikon D750

The Camera Kit We Take Travelling

Inevitably, when travelling, you want to take some pictures. They are, after all, the best aide memoire we have and are often photos of the most beautiful places we’ve been, or of a particularly cherished memory. With the omnipresence of the smartphone, everyone is a photographer to one degree or […]

Machu Picchu

Travelling to South America…A Step By Step Guide

South America has been calling out to me for as long as I can remember. As a child I used to wistfully flick through travel guides and maps and my gaze would constantly be drawn to images of Machu Picchu and Iguazu Falls. Now my time has finally come to explore […]

The Joy of Flying

13 Reasons Why Flying is Awesome

I have loved flying for as long as I can remember. When I was 21 I read an article titled ’20 reasons why you’re still single’ and no.13 was ‘you look forward to the airline food more than the holiday itself’. I identified with this one in particular, along with […]