What you can gain by travelling!

Independence - Sometimes it's easy to rely on someone else; to make plans, to order food, to decide what time to go somewhere. When you're travelling, particularly solo, you're going to have to make decisions for yourself, potentially attempt a different language, navigate confusing bus timetables, & generally stand on your own two feet. Sure … Continue reading What you can gain by travelling!

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5 unbelievable landscapes you’ve just got to visit!

Machu Pichu, Peru Despite being photographed thousands of times every year, Machu Pichu's magnificence can't even begin to be captured in a picture. The sheer size of the settlement, combined with the clouds rolling over the mountain tops are something I'll never forget seeing for the first time. Suru Valley, India A lot of the … Continue reading 5 unbelievable landscapes you’ve just got to visit!

Where to see the best Graffiti & Street Art

Bogota & Cartagena, Colombia Colombia¬†is an incredibly colourful country in many respects but the walls of many of it's cities are decorated in spectacular fashion. Whilst technically still illegal, graffiti artists are only occasionally fined now which means that artists are able to take their time and as such have created some giant and hugely … Continue reading Where to see the best Graffiti & Street Art

Beautiful Ollantaytambo, your must-visit place before Machu Pichu.

The main railway station that serves Cusco and therefore on to Machu Pichu is a small town called Ollantaytambo about 1 hour 45 from the city. As such, throughout the morning minibuses and taxis rush through the narrow streets towards the station and most tourists don't give the town a second thought. However, Ollantaytambo is … Continue reading Beautiful Ollantaytambo, your must-visit place before Machu Pichu.