How To Find a Galapagos Cruise

This is a HOW TO guide for booking a Galapagos Cruise for people who want to balance an incredible experience with not paying top dollar! It will only really work for people who have a fairly flexible timeframe for travel too. Booking Flights: Skyscanner is a good place to start. Set up a number of … Continue reading How To Find a Galapagos Cruise

10 Animal-shaped Reasons to Visit The Galapagos Islands

Unfortunately, due to a lack of an underwater camera, my photos giving you good reason to visit the Galapagos only focus on animals I could photograph out of a swimsuit. It is definitely worth mentioning though, that if you are lucky enough to visit this incredible archipelago, you will also see sharks, sea turtles, rays … Continue reading 10 Animal-shaped Reasons to Visit The Galapagos Islands

Top 7 Photos to Inspire a Trip to Patagonia

When I am planning an adventure I tend to look at pictures. I am a terrible terrible hoarder and I have years worth of back issues of National Geographic and boxes full of photos I have cut from magazines or postcards people have sent me.¬†Every one of these pictures and articles gives me the drive … Continue reading Top 7 Photos to Inspire a Trip to Patagonia

Walking the Colca Canyon without a Guide

A trip to the Colca Canyon is a once in a lifetime experience. The second deepest canyon in the world at 11,488 feet deep (after the Yarlung Zangbo in Tibet, China) and more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the USA it is quite an impressive sight. There are many organised trips … Continue reading Walking the Colca Canyon without a Guide

How to Travel through the Patagonian Fjords

Cruising through the Patagonian Fjords is surely a dream for anyone planning a trip to Chilean Patagonia. Sadly it's an expensive dream if you're looking at travelling all the way from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales. However, I have good news! A new route starting in Caleta Tortel going south to Puerto Natales or vice … Continue reading How to Travel through the Patagonian Fjords

Packing for Patagonia

I recently went on a 9 day trek in the Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia. You can read more about it here. It's hard to know what you'll really need for a trip like this but I can tell you what I brought and the equipment and food we had for 3 … Continue reading Packing for Patagonia

Trekking in Torres del Paine

A visit to Torres del Paine National Park, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, is high on most people's lists for what to do in Patagonia. Finding information on how to do it without a guide isn't too easy - I hope this is a good comprehensive overview and helps a few of you out. You … Continue reading Trekking in Torres del Paine