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Abandoned buildings and incredible views: Hiking Italy’s Amalfi Coast

I have hiked the Inca Trail, through the Rocky Mountains, between the villages of Cinque Terre, past Mount Doom on the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand, around the thundering waterfalls of Yosemite National Park and dodged bears in Glacier National Park. All of these hikes were incredible and they were all highlights of my travels. […] Read more…

The Tropical North of Guatemala

A land of giant Ceiba trees, tiered waterfalls and jungle covered ruins: this is the North of Guatemala.  We arrived from Belize on a minibus to Flores. Flores is a cute little town on an island in the middle of Lake Peten. Although touristy it has a certain charm to it and was very peaceful […] Read more…

First thoughts of Mexico

When we flew into Mexico City from Miami on 1st November 2012 I was quite nervous. I knew it was probably just fear of the unknown, but fear all the same. The taxi ride to our hostel was pretty scary. The roads were chaos and we were behind two army trucks full of soldiers with machine […] Read more…