Windermere Lake District

A brief guide to the English Lake District

I don’t know about you, but when I start planning my next trip, I like to get a good, broad overview of the area before I start getting down to the finer details of working out what to do and where to go. So, this is my brief introduction to each of the main regions […]

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What is it like to take a night bus in South America?

What is it like to take a night bus in South America?

If you plan on backpacking in South America, chances are at some point, you are going to take a night bus to cover some serious distance. I’ve put together a little lowdown on the four different experiences I had using night buses in Argentina, Chile and Peru – which were of varying quality from free […]

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On the beauty of fleeting friendships whilst travelling

On the beauty of fleeting friendships whilst travelling

“A quick walk to the waterfall”? Henry suggested as we made our way up the gangway and into the Icelandic town of Seyðisfjörðu.  Our ferry had just arrived, departing Scrabster, the very tip of Scotland, 31 hours ago, sailing via the Faroe Islands to this tiny town in Eastern Iceland.  I had met Henry in […]

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