South America Travel Tips

Travel to Colombia: My top tips

As I write this post, I am perched comfortably in a grey Burger King chair waiting to board a flight from Colombia’s mountainous and metropolitan Medellin to the coastal city of Santa Marta. At this point I have been in Colombia, and South America, just a little under two weeks and have already experienced some wonderful highs, but a few more lows than usual, learning some invaluable lessons along the way. This post will remain unfinished for a while, as…

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Asia Travel

When what you have is enough

Back in San Francisco, sitting at my coffee table, I can’t help but feel like I blinked and this long-awaited trip to Southeast Asia has gone by without a trace. That’s the funny thing about being in other countries: when…

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Burma – a photoblog

‘This is Burma and it is unlike any land you know about’ Rudyard Kipling The famous quote by the well-travelled Mr Kipling sums up Burma (now known as Myanmar) pretty well – it really is unlike any other part…

Australasia Travel

When to hike Roys Peak

The best time to do Roys Peak! It’s a Baltic winter’s morning in Wanaka; you’re all snuggled in bed, fleecy blanket around the cheeks – then that horrible shriek of the alarm at 4am! I have to be honest,…

Australasia Travel

The ultimate Kiwi bucket list

Bonfires on the beach, bungee jumping, interviewing All Blacks, shaking hands with the Prime Minister and coming face to face with wild Kiwis all in the name of the great New Zealand road trip… Follow two New Zealand graduates’…

Three Wise Monkeys, Matsumoto, Japan
Asia Travel

Take a few moments and join me in Japan

Japan – a vibrant, noisy, peaceful, loud, calm, colourful, hectic country. A country that is full of people, but a place where you can still find so much quiet. My travels to Japan took me across the nation, exploring as…

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My top 5 airport hates!

Airports, places that brings people together, from the jet setters, to the business workers, to the crazy hensters and the drinking stags. Some excited, some on a mission, some wiping the tears, other waving with joy, then me, the…