A winter road trip in Iceland

Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is one of the most beautiful countries I've ever been to. Think vast plains and active volcanoes, snowy mountains and black sand beaches, ancient history and a landscape that inspired some eerie folklore. While it’s best visited in the summer if you want rolling green hills and a... Continue Reading →

Surf and sunsets in El Tunco

The perfect waves, the sunsets and the chilled out vibe are the three things that stand out most about El Tunco. This small beach town on the coast of El Salvador is becoming a popular stop on the backpacker route and definitely shouldn't be missed if you want to relax for a week (or four).... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Rainbow Lake

Before You Go The trailhead is a short walk or bike ride from Alta Lake so it's perfect if you don't have a car. It takes around 4 - 5 hours for the 16km round trip, the path is well marked and you only gain 850m elevation, so it's one of the shortest and easiest... Continue Reading →

Living the dream in Langkawi

Getting there and where to stay While in Penang we were offered an easy option for getting to Langkawi for RM60, but we decided to do it ourselves and use public transport. It might not be quicker or easier, but it's always cheaper and makes for a much better story. We took a free ferry... Continue Reading →

Lakes and waterfalls around New Zealand

New Zealand is a land of beautiful coastline, towering mountains and deep valleys. With all this comes some breathtaking lakes, towering waterfalls and rushing rivers. Here are some of the best that I was lucky enough to visit. Bowen Falls The best way to see this 162m high waterfall is by cruise ship as you... Continue Reading →

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