A Weekend in Wales – The Brecon Beacons National Park

When one imagines Wales one usually pictures a lot of sheep, Mount Snowdon, constant drizzle and an abundance of daffodils. I think that's right?! Or maybe you see Barry Island as depicted in Gavin and Stacey and chips with curry sauce... Well, I can tell you that the Brecon Beacons National Park is more akin … Continue reading A Weekend in Wales – The Brecon Beacons National Park

A Day Out In Salcombe

The stunning town of Salcombe (part of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) unfolds before you as you drive down the hill towards its center. As soon as you catch your first glimpse of the cobalt blue harbour complete with picturesque sailboats bobbing about and teeny tiny ferries crossing from one side to … Continue reading A Day Out In Salcombe

Quilotoa Crater – A Wobbly Walk

One of the most beautiful places I visited in Ecuador was Quilotoa. A tiny village with a small population consisting mainly of farmers and a few people working in tourism. Quilotoa has a few B&B's and a few little shops flogging alpaca gear but that's about it! Incredibly cold (at least it was in June … Continue reading Quilotoa Crater – A Wobbly Walk

Into the Sahara on a Camel

An Appraisal of Auberge Les Roches and its Camel Excursion I arrived in Morocco with one main plan. To visit the Sahara Desert. This is the largest desert in the world (covering around 3.5million square miles) and is arguably the most famous. The Sahara has held a fascination for me for around 10 years so … Continue reading Into the Sahara on a Camel

Getting Wet in Baños – The Adventure Capital of Ecuador

Everyone who visits Baños seems to be a serious adrenaline junkie - and they love it! You couldn't really call me an adrenaline junkie… I mean, I like outdoorsy stuff - I love skiing and horseriding and I did once try out the Olympic Bob Sleigh run at Salt Lake City! BUT, I do not … Continue reading Getting Wet in Baños – The Adventure Capital of Ecuador

Mesmerising Mindo: 5 Top Things To Do

Mindo is one of those places that hardly anyone seems to visit. Ecuador already seems to suffer from tourists skipping it and travelling directly between Columbia and Peru but those that do make it to Ecuador can’t seem to be bothered to visit teeny tiny little Mindo. But, whilst the other tourists are out chasing … Continue reading Mesmerising Mindo: 5 Top Things To Do