Santa Marta, Tayrona National Park, Diving in Taganga & Hiking in Minca

Santa Marta, Tayrona National Park, Diving in Taganga & Hiking in Minca

The Caribbean coast of Colombia is a special place and definitely worth a trip, even if it’s a flying visit to Tayrona National Park. We actually spent almost 3 weeks in this area of the country as we loved the laid back relaxed vibes of being by the ocean. Most people use Santa Marta as a base to explore this tropical part of Colombia. Santa Marta Getting there From Cartagena – Cartagena bus terminal is about a 40-minute drive out…

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A quick guide to Cartagena, Colombia

A quick guide to Cartagena, Colombia

Colombia is such a diverse country, and with so much to see and do, it’s hard to decide where best to spend your time. In my opinion, no trip to Colombia would be complete without a visit to Cartagena. Cartagena is located in the north of Colombia by the Caribbean Coast and is one of the oldest port towns in the country. The tropical climate also makes it a great beach destination and there are plenty of beaches and small…

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Top destinations to visit in Nicaragua

Top destinations to visit in Nicaragua

We were only supposed to be in Central America for around 6 weeks, but we celebrated 6 months of travelling in Nicaragua. If you like adventure sports such as volcano boarding and surfing, hiking, exploring cities and partying like you’ve never partied before then Nicaragua is the place for you. Somoto Canyon We found out about Somoto Canyon whilst staying at Lago de Yojoa in Honduras. There was a little notice on the board with details on how to get…

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Lago de Yojoa – The Real Honduras

Lago de Yojoa – The Real Honduras

Whilst backpacking through Central America, you will hear most people talk about skipping Honduras, or only heading to the Bay Islands. I wanted to find out more about the country everyone deems too dangerous to explore. The people we met during our time in Honduras were some of the kindest and most helpful we have met so far on our journey. They really can’t do enough to help you, especially if you look a little lost. It’s almost as if…

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Everything you need to know about Utila, Honduras

Everything you need to know about Utila, Honduras

After spending 3 months in Guatemala, I was more than a little excited to be moving to Utila for a couple of months whilst Chris did his Dive Master Training at Underwater Vision. Utila is a small island which is part of the Bay Islands and can be found off the Caribbean coast in Honduras. Getting there As we were travelling from Antigua, Guatemala we decided it would be a good idea to spend a few days in Livingston which…

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The ultimate guide to Antigua, Guatemala

The ultimate guide to Antigua, Guatemala

If you have been following my travel journey, you will know that I spent almost 3 months living in Antigua, Guatemala. Here is my ultimate guide on places to stay, where to party and things to do in this beautiful colonial town. Places to crash There are tons of places to stay in Antigua which fit all budgets – here are a few of my faves. Tropicana Hostel If you are a backpacker looking for a fun party hostel, then…

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Things to do in beautiful Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Things to do in beautiful Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

There is no doubt about it, if you are travelling in Guatemala, you’re more than likely going to be heading to Lake Atitlan. A beautiful lake known as Lago de Atitlan to the locals and a 3-hour drive from Antigua (well, kind of). The lake is surrounded by a backdrop of stunning volcanos and each town around the lake offers a little something different. How to get there If you are arriving from Antigua, you will likely arrive in Panajachel,…

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Hiking Acatenango volcano in Guatemala

Hiking Acatenango volcano in Guatemala

It’s kind of a given that you will hike a volcano when visiting Guatemala, the most popular choice being Acatenango, which is a short drive from Antigua. To be honest I thought it would be easy and didn’t really prepare myself for how hard it was going to be. The struggle was most definitely real but, oh so worth it! To see an active volcano erupt at sunrise was one of the most breath-taking sights I have ever witnessed! Who…

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Stunning Santorini, Greece

Stunning Santorini, Greece

In June 2016, Chris and I were invited to a wonderful wedding in Santorini, Greece. It was a magical wedding and we were so happy to be invited to share their special day. I made a short video of our time in Santorini which is one of the most picture perfect islands I have ever been to.