A handy 8 step guide to hurtling down a Volcano in Leon

Ever fancied a spot of volcano boarding? Here's a quick guide on what to do, and what not to do.


Iquitos, and boating around the Peruvian Amazon.

When I was a kid, I can remember always being fascinated by the Amazon jungle; so the opportunity to go there as part of my 6 month trip around South America was an absolute dream come true for me. Following a nightmare 15 hour trip down river from Colombia -in what can only be described as... Continue Reading →

The 5 types of backpacker you meet in every hostel

Remember that feeling of setting foot into a new hostel for the very first time? Arriving from your previous makeshift home, backpack feeling increasingly heavy, walking through those doors and getting yourself checked in. You wobble up to the counter at reception, have a quick look around and make a very quick assessment of your new surroundings, including... Continue Reading →

Antigua: city guide

Before you ask, I'm not talking about the small and possibly more well known Caribbean island adjacent to Barbuda & Monserrat - but the colonial city which resides in one of the more intriguing countries i've visited; Guatemala. Nestled across the border from Mexico, 'Guate' as it's lovingly referred to by those in the know is... Continue Reading →

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