BRAZIL – Rainy Rio Left Me Cold

At a first glance, Rio’s landscape appears as a strange yet vibrant mix of skyscrapers meet beach coves, modern museums meet run-down shops and wild palm trees meet concrete pathways. It’s almost as if the industrial and natural worlds have collided, producing an unusual and chaotic concrete city which appears to spawn from natural jungle. […]

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PERU – The Four Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: What to Pack, What to Expect and How to Survive…

Completing the four day Inca trail to one of the Ancient Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu Inca town, was one of the toughest things I have ever done in my life. It’s relentless walking from sunrise to sunset, sleeping in sub-zero temperatures and showering amongst sewage or not showering at all. It’s the feeling […]

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ECUADOR – Baños: Swing off the End of the World in Ecuador’s Adventure Town

Swallowed by the surrounding mountains like a city inside a crater hole sits Ecuador’s answer to fun: Baños. There is never a dull moment here with plenty of crazy things to do and see: Jeeps to hire for open-air drives around the mountains, brewery tours and bridge bungee jumps, horseback riding and hiking trails, and […]

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