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!
Bestival is the last big event on the UK festival calendar and signals the end of summer *cry*. 2017 was the year I visited Bestival for the first time, and despite the apocalyptic weather I absolutely loved it! Continue reading Saving the Best(ival) for last
For most people who love live music, Glastonbury is the pinnacle of the festival world, and growing up I was desperate to experience it for myself. After a couple of unsuccessful attempts to buy tickets, I finally got lucky a few years ago, and my eyes were opened to the magic of Glasto. Continue reading Why I love Glastonbury Festival
I’ve basically talked myself into my fear of flying. I used to find the airport and the flight to be such an adventure and nearly as exciting as the trip itself, but a few bouts of turbulence and some rough landings have left me shaken up. Continue reading Travelling the world when you’re terrified of flying
Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic postcard images in the world, and the tallest mountain in Japan. Nobody who visits Japan should miss it – it’s only ninety minutes drive outside of Tokyo and is quite simply one of the best things I’ve ever seen. Continue reading Visiting Mount Fuji
The Gilis are three tiny islands, reachable by boat in about two hours from mainland Bali. They consist of: Gili Trawangan (or Gili T), Gili Air, and Gili Meno. Continue reading The Gili island guide