COLOMBIA: 2 week itinerary, budget & travel tips

COLOMBIA: 2 week itinerary, budget & travel tips

International flight - £587Domestic flights x3 - £139Accommodation x14 nights - £151Spending money (transport, excursions and food) - £750 Total cost: £1,627 Saturday 18th April:International flight to Bogota (14 hours) and domestic flight to Armenia (1 hour).*Stayed at Coffee Tree Boutique hostel in Salento x2 nights. Sunday 19th January:Valle de Cocora trek. Monday 20th January:Downhill [...]

DIARIES OF A GRINGO: PART 1, THE ANDES

DIARIES OF A GRINGO: PART 1, THE ANDES

Colombia has it all; breathtaking Andean mountains, tropical Amazonian jungle, untouched Caribbean coastlines, towns bursting with colour and most evidently a heart-wrenching history that made this South American country one of the most memorable trips I have made so far. Here are the diaries of a gringo en Colombia… You may wonder why I decided [...]

WHY (and how) I WILL ALWAYS FIND TIME TO TRAVEL

WHY (and how) I WILL ALWAYS FIND TIME TO TRAVEL

I recently read an inspiring “offline journal” titled The Analog Sea Review, so offline that you really cannot find it anywhere and have to write to them to receive a copy; how exclusive. This touched on a life of pervasive mediocrity fuelled by all-consuming new technologies and how this blurs the lines between direct experience [...]

WHY SOLO TRAVEL HAS SHAPED THE WOMAN I AM TODAY

WHY SOLO TRAVEL HAS SHAPED THE WOMAN I AM TODAY

According to Conde Nast Travellers ‘Women Who Travel’, almost two-thirds of solo travellers are now female. Women are the pioneers in modern travel, but it doesn’t make stepping out on your own any less daunting. This blog aims to inspire a little forward thinking combined with a big dose of common sense, for women (and men!) to finally believe that solo travel is one of the best educations you will ever get.

KEEPIN’ IT REAL ON THE AMALFI COAST

KEEPIN’ IT REAL ON THE AMALFI COAST

The stunning cliff faces of the Amalfi Coast, southern Italy, have been high on my agenda since my parents sailed the coastline around 12 years ago. I’m sure I wouldn’t be the only one to notice every man & his dog seem to be spending their European summer sipping Apérol in some boujee boutique hotel teetering over a rugged terrain. You could go as far as saying that it’s one of the most Instagramable spots that seem to be inundating our news feeds right now, so frankly I wanted to know if it truly lived up to the hype.