Now, I don’t know if this is because I’m 23 years old, female, or just generally a bit of a baby, but when I told people at the end of last year that I was off to backpack Brazil and Colombia I was generally met with resounding gasps. Continue reading Is travelling South America safe?
I recently spent a few days in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, and I already want to go back. This was my first time in Portugal and I was completely won over by the laid back Mediterranean lifestyle. Continue reading 9 wonderful things about Lisbon
Colombia is famed for it’s breathtaking landscapes and outstanding natural beauty, and nowhere I visited in three and a half weeks was this more apparent than in Minca. Continue reading Mountain life in Minca, Colombia
If you’ve thought about travelling Colombia, then the chances are you’ve heard of Palomino, a seriously tiny town up north on the Caribbean coast that’s becoming an essential stop on the backpacker circuit. Continue reading Palomino – Colombia’s worst kept secret
Guatape is a little town about 1.5 hours outside of Medellin that’s become kind of Instagram famous for its rainbow coloured streets and unique buildings. Continue reading Why Guatape, Colombia is worth more than just a day trip!
How to get the most out of four days in the ‘City of Eternal Spring’… Continue reading Things to do in Medellin: four day itinerary
The Iguaçu Falls are a source of great pride for both Brazilians and Argentinians. All 275 waterfalls (!!!) straddle the border between the two countries, and natives from either side will swear blind that the view from their side is by far the best… Continue reading Iguaçu Falls – backpacking Brazil