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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Island hopping in the Isles of Scilly

Sailing into the Isles of Scilly from Penzance, it’s clear that I had underestimated the breadth of the islands available to explore. With only 3 days until I was back at work, Dad and I decided it would be good to try to find one boat which did a bit of a tour, instead of […]

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How much does it cost? One month in Argentina

How much does it cost? One month in Argentina

This post is a detailed look at our backpacking trip to Argentina at the end of December 2018 including accommodation, long distance and local transport, food, drink and activities. I’ll admit, I’m massive a geek when it comes to tracking spending on trips – I find it really interesting to look back on in the […]

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What to eat in Buenos Aires – and where to find it

Whilst living and working in a vineyard restaurant in New Zealand, many of my fellow chefs were from Argentina and Chile, the kitchen often a rowdy babble of Spanish. Occasionally, at staff meal times, we were treated to recreated dishes from South America. Jars of the delicious dulce de leche (caramel milk) were available at […]

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Beacon-Hill Leicestershire

On the joy of coming home

Bleary-eyed, clutching my passport and a mass of belongings predictably tumbling out my overpacked day bag, I step off the plane and am instantly hit with a rush of cold air. An icy, British winter morning after 10 weeks in South America. I’d left temperatures of plus 25 degrees back in Lima, but secretly, I […]

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Hitchhiking London to Morocco

Hitchhiking London to Morocco // Part 2

Apologies, Part 2 has been a VERY long time coming! We are at the half point stage of our hitchhike adventure from London to Morocco – catch up on Part One. Day 4 The Lowdown and Drivers  After a nights stay at my friend Jay’s house from a previous ski season, we were back on […]

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La Boca Buenos Aires

Street Life in La Boca, Buenos Aires

On our last day in Buenos Aires, we fancied exploring an alternative district of the city and made our way to La Boca. On the edge of a shipyard, La Boca is a gritty, working-class area of the city, famous for its highly successful football team Boca Juniors and a host of colourful tin houses, […]

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Street Art Palermo

My 2018 review: the year of adventure

I sit and write this in Bariloche, the Argentine Lake District, a place I didn’t even dream I would be at the end of 2017. I love going back over my photos and remembering all the small details and moments from the year, from catching up with a long lost friend, to the delicate autumn […]

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