Paul doing far better than me at sand boarding

A Drop of Adrenaline in the Desert

After spending quite a lot of time in cities and also hiking in Peru we decided to kick back and enjoy the gringo trail for a few days in the desert plains of central Peru. Throughout this trip we’ve pushed our...
When you're on the road food doesn't always look quite like you expect it to

Top 5 Unusual Foods I Have Eaten on Our Travels

I have eaten some exceptionally good food on our travels. I have also had some pretty insipid unforgettable meals too. However, one question I keep getting asked is what is the most unusual food I have eaten? S...
Lucky me

The Greatest Thing I Discovered While Travelling

We’ve seen wondrous sights and witnessed dozens of new cultures and customs and I will be forever grateful for that, but what is the greatest thing I’ve discovered? How lucky I am and probably not for the reason you’re thinking. I still firmly believe that if ...
The stunning vista of Colca Canyon

4 days in Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon is an enormous hole in the ground situated 6 hours from Arequipa in Peru, famous for being home to the phenomenal condor. It’s hiked by an awful lot of visitors to Peru but many will visit for just...
In my old "normal life" I got to do stuff like this, not too shabby

Is a “Normal” Life Really So Terrible?

I’ve been reading a lot from people recently who are all going after their career dreams with a crazy amount of ambition and motivation. It’s inspiring to see people chasing after the thing they feel they are m...
Sandoval Lake at dawn on day 2, the mist on the lake was beautiful

A Visit to the Peruvian Amazon

For me one of the things that screams South America is a visit to the Amazon Jungle. We’ve spent time in jungle environments before but this is the Amazon, the mother of all jungles that spans 9 countries across 2.7 million square miles. The mighty Amazon Rive...