Tag: advice

Pete & Antie at Lago del Desierto

Top 6 Tips for How to Travel as a Couple… and Not Want to Murder Each Other

First things first – neither of us wanted to murder each other at any point in the whole seven months. Just for the record. Don’t get me wrong, we definitely had our arguments, but then that’s bound to happen when you spend no more than 12 hours apart in seven […]

Pete & Antie on a volcano in Pucon

Top Tips for Staying Safe in South America 

Before coming to South America we had heard multiple horror stories of muggings by gunpoint, robberies on bus journeys, scams and abduction. Of course, scams and robberies do happen. They can happen anywhere in the world. This isn’t something to put you off or to worry about when you travel. […]

View from the Carretera

Top Tips for Hitch Hiking the Carretera Austral in Chile

The Carretera Austral is one of Chile’s most beautiful and remote stretches of road. The highway runs about 1,240km from Puerto Montt in the Chilean lake district to Villa O’Higgins in the south through rural Patagonia. One of the best ways to travel along it as a backpacker is by hitching […]

Live Like a Local in Amman, Jordan

We have both visited Jordan in the last 18 months, independently and although seeing some of the same sights, the over arching aims of our respective trips were different. I had a fantastic trip in April 2014 visiting an old school friend of mine in Amman. Arabella has been living in Jordan […]