The towns of Lake Atitlan and the Chichi Market

Lake Atitlan has been described as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. It's surrounded by steep hills and the peaks of three active volcanoes; Volcán San Pedro, Cerro de Oro, and Volcán Tolimán. Each village has its own little community and it's difficult to choose where you want to spend your time.... Continue Reading →

Roasting marshmallows on a volcano in Antigua

The colonial city of Antigua should be on everybody's bucket list for Guatemala. It's the perfect place to spend a week or even more if you have the time. It's beautiful, cheap, has some great restaurants, you can enrol in Spanish classes or dance classes, you can shop your heart out or hike up one... Continue Reading →

Journey across Java

If you want to explore Indonesia then Java is a great starting place. It's the geographic center of it all and has a lot to offer, from active volcanoes to ancient temples to busy cities. Javanese, Sundanese, and Madurese are the primary languages used, many people use Indonesian as their second language, it's easy enough... Continue Reading →

Auckland, the city of sails

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and the only city in the world to be built on an active volcanic field. It's got everything you expect in a city, with some beautiful parks and beaches to escape to. Check out Mount Eden, Mount Victoria, and One Tree Hill - three volcanic cones with... Continue Reading →

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