Bath is well known as being one of the most picturesque cities in the United Kingdom. Famous for its ancient Roman Baths, Medieval Cathedral and 18th Century Georgian homes. Bath is steeped in history and beautiful architecture. If you started digging into the ground here, you would literally find layers of each period of history built on … More Revisiting Bath & Bristol
That time I got lost and ended up in Slovakia… My best day of travel yet. … More Slovakia and the Tatra Mountains, blending in with the locals.
Ultimately this city is worthy of way more time than just 24 hours. We just happened to have a 24 hour stopover between a short-haul and long-haul flight, and decided to make the most of it. Where to Stay When we discovered the cheapest backpackers hostel we could find was in excess of 70 Euros, … More 24 Hours in Amsterdam
There is no better way to explore Ireland than by road, with the freedom of your own wheels. Having just spent 6 months in South America, with it’s diverse and magnificent landscapes, we were not expecting to be so blown away by Ireland’s incredible natural beauty. Our Itinerary Day 1: Arrive We arrived late at … More Our 2 week Ireland Road Trip
I love trains, there’s something very relaxing about rhythmic clicking along the tracks, makes me feel like an old-world traveller. Ecuador’s trains are more of a touristic experience these days, and buses are still the cheapest and quickest way to get around. However there was a time when trains were an essential part of … More A Train Journey Through the Ecuadorian Andes
Quilotoa is a water-filled caldera nestled in the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes in Cotopaxi Province. Formed by a collapsed volcano this stunning and unique lake is drawing more tourists every year. For now, at least in low-season (Nov-Mar) it is relatively peaceful with perhaps a few dozen at most trekking down and back up the … More A Day Trip to a Stunning Volcanic Lake
An ideal climate, a vast array of delicious cuisine, indigenous culture, dozens of magnificent churches, clean cobblestone streets, good infrastructure and lots of green parkland. I could go on and on. It explains why Cuenca has become an expat haven. Having spent almost 6 months in South America, I’ve seen been in a lot of … More Why Cuenca is my favourite city in South America