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
Gather round, here are my expert tips on how to take New York on the cheap! Continue reading The budget traveller’s guide to New York City
Cartagena is one of Colombia’s main hubs and traveller destinations. Known affectionately as the ‘romantic city’, it’s a very touristy but nonetheless beautiful metropolis ideally located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Continue reading Cartagena – Colombia’s city of romance
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
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
If São Paulo is Brazil’s London or New York, then Rio is… well, actually, there’s nowhere I’ve ever been that comes close to any comparison with Rio! Continue reading Why everyone should visit Rio de Janeiro!
Paraty is a little colonial town in Rio de Janeiro state, and is the perfect stopping point when travelling between Rio itself and São Paulo. Continue reading Picture-perfect Paraty – backpacking Brazil
So after a busy couple of weeks in Brazil I’m finally sitting down to write a blog post on our first stop – the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest city – São Paulo. Continue reading Backpacking Brazil: touchdown São Paulo!