Tag: tips

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. […]

Hike to Cerro Castillo

The What, Where, Why and How of the Carretera Austral

I’m not entirely sure when I first became aware of the Carretera Austral. It might have been a talk at the Royal Geographic Society, when Bradt Guides launched their new guide to the road, or possibly before that when we started planning our trip and realised we wanted to travel […]

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 […]

Magic Circuit Fountains, Lima

Live Like a Local in Lima

A quick bit of history… Kat and I (Pete) first met in Pakistan at the age of somewhere around a year old, while our parents were working there. The picture below is the last time I saw or spoke to her in any fashion. Thankfully, she’s got Texan hospitality in […]

New York

Live Like a Local in New York

New York, like London, is an absolutely incredible city which at times can be overwhelming and hard to navigate. I (Antie) have now been four times but still feel like I’ve only scratched the surface of the city. Carrying on our series of local living pieces (others ones include Tel […]