The incredible Amazon rainforest stretches across 9 countries, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, Guyana, French Guiana, Peru, and Suriname.It takes up around seven percent of the entire land mass of the Earth yet incredible half the earth's plant species can be found there. The Amazon rainforest in Ecuador is one of the most bio-diverse places on … Continue reading Sacha Lodge – An Ecuadorian Rainforest stay
Antigua is beautiful. Turquoise waters and enough beaches to visit a new one every day of the year, it's fairly evident why lots of people will spend their days on the island soaking up the sun and swimming in the sea. If you're staying more than a couple of days however you'll certainly want to … Continue reading 5 Activities you’ll want to do in Antigua
Having never been on board a cruise ship before; approaching the Royal Caribbean ship The Independence of the Seas, I was blown away by just how huge it was. Grand, and multicoloured at one end; as the popular top-deck water park Splashaway Bay could be seen even before I reached the terminal. On … Continue reading A day on board Independence of the Seas – Royal Caribbean
When I was younger and holidaying with my parents we would travel by ferry all the time, as we would take long camping & motorhome trips in France and Spain, and the ferry provided a convenient way to get further South without requiring as much driving. There were a couple of routes that I was … Continue reading Portsmouth – Bilbao on the Cap Finistère with Brittany Ferries
Banos is famous for it's outdoor activities, swimming in the thermal spas, mountain biking, hiking trails and waterfalls, but probably it's most famous attraction for backpackers is Casa del Arbol; the treehouse with it's swing on the edge of the world. It's technically only a few km from the centre of Banos but the surrounding … Continue reading Visiting Casa del Arbol – Banos
Casa en el Agua has quickly become one of the most famous hostels in the world. It's an eco hostel, completely surrounded by water in the middle of the Caribbean sea. Two hours from Cartagena by boat are the ever beautiful San Bernardo Islands, an archipelago of 9 coastal coral and one artificial island, with the … Continue reading Casa en el Agua – The coolest hostel in the world?
Santa Teresa is an area of Rio de Janeiro, high up on the hill tops with incredible views over the city. It's a bohemian district, full of street art, cool shops, independent clothes boutiques and some fantastic restaurants. It's also linked well to other districts with the famous tram, as well as being an easy … Continue reading Casa Cool Beans – Santa Teresa