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    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…

  • Asia Travel Travel Tips

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…