Grand Canyon rim to rim hike North Kaibab Trail Paul Deaton

Hiking the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim

Have you ever had one of those experiences that you genuinely can’t believe is happening? As I set off on the Kaibab Trail from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon on that crisp and snow covered morning, I still ...
Laguna Churup scramble

Hiking Smackdown in Huaraz

I’ve debated over what to do about this for ages over the Christmas break and then I just thought sod it. I still have plenty of stories to tell from quite a long time back, I’ve just been rubbish at actually g...
Lake Windermere

A Little Bit of Posh in the Lake District

Our regular trips to the Lake District in Cumbria normally involve a little cottage, walking boots and the odd pub to curl up in after a hard day on the Fells. When Travelzoo approached us about trialling one o...
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 acros...
Machu Picchu Morning

Ups and Downs on the Inca Trail

You know when you harbour a dream for an incredible amount of time and then when it is finally realised it isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? That’s exactly how my lifelong dream of hiking the Inca Trail began. B...