I’ve just come back from my solo trip to Portugal. It was super spontaneous – I’d only booked my flight to Faro a few days before. In the middle of high season, finding accommodation in the Algarve turned out to be a bit of a challenge. I decided to split up my stay into two nights […]
I ticked a tiny item of my bucket list in May – Stand Up Paddle Boarding. We went on a Florida road trip this May and Paddle boarding/kayaking is quite a popular activity in Longboat Key. So, I couldn’t wait to rent paddle boards and have some fun on the water. I’m so happy we […]
If you’re in Costa Rica, you should definitely make your way to Monteverde. You can spot some really cool wildlife and all that lush green of the forest is stunning. Plus you can go on a canopy tour if you’re up for a bit of an adrenaline kick. There are several tour companies in Monteverde […]
You’ve made your way to Kisii and are wondering where to get some good food? In Kenya, a lot of food places don’t prepare their dishes in a hygenic, safe manner and that can result in some very unpleasant days or even weeks for the European or North American stomachs amongst us. I’ve tested a […]
Yes, I admit, I’m like a little child when it comes to Christmas. I get so excited once it gets to November because I can get out my fairy lights and decorations, light Christmas-scented candles, bake my nan’s Christmas cookies and put on that Christmas playlist. This week the first Christmas markets are opening their […]
As a backpacker, you’re normally quite conscious about budget but at the same time you want to have a good time and you value a good night’s sleep. Food is also super important and you will want to try the local cuisine for a real authentic experience. But we all know, there comes a point […]
Have you been planning a trip to El Tunco and are wondering where best to sleep and eat? Here’s a handy little backpacker’s guide to one of my favourite beach towns with tips for the best hostels/hotels and restaurants. If you’re thinking of what you can do in El Tunco, then read my El Tunco […]
Are you planning to backpack through Costa Rica? Still wondering where to sleep and eat? Not to worry, I’ve come up with a list of tips for the best hostels (budget accommodation) and restaurants. So, here’s your Costa Rica Backpacker Guide!
So you may have read my Ultimate Colombia Travel Guide and now have your 3 week itinerary ready. But where to sleep, eat and drink? I’ve compiled a list of the best budget accommodation as well as restaurants, cafes and bars in Colombia for backpackers. Colombia on a shoestring, loads of fun guaranteed.