Lifeproof iphone case review dust proof

When I bought my beloved iPhone last year I was petrified that I would drop it one day, not least because I am probably the clumsiest person in the world. I know so many people who have dropped their iPhone resulting in cracked screens or worse. So before we embarked on our South American adventure I Read More →

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So as Chris and I are in South America this summer, it seemed rude not to drop by Brazil for a few weeks to soak up the atmosphere at the World Cup. Unfortunately we didn’t manage to spend the whole tournament in Brazil (much like the England team) but we did get to spend the Read More →

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When I stepped outside the jeep on the last day of our Uyuni Salt Flats tour I couldn’t believe that the landscape that unfolded itself in front of me was real. The vistas I was lucky enough to witness rather looked like a painting coloured in soft shades of green, blue and brown, all framed perfectly with Read More →

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While day one of our Uyuni Salt Flats tour had us marvel at the immense Uyuni Salt Flats, day two and three was all about mountains and deserts. The Uyuni Salt Flats are situated in the world’s driest desert – the Atacama Desert. Within this desert lie many dormant and extinct volcanoes, as well as one active Read More →

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It’s 7:00 and I am sitting in a 4×4 vehicle squeezed between a Frenchman and Englishman (Chris). The Englishman has got the wide shoulders of an ex-Marine and the Frenchman has got the world’s longest legs which keep invading my leg space. As neither of them can help it I put up with it as going on Read More →

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So Chris has finally made it back from his latest overseas jaunt, this time in rarely visited Bangladesh where he was working on another human rights initiative. As usual, he has returned from his latest mission with a number of inappropriate anecdotes but hardly any photos to show for his misadventures (he likes to pretend he was Read More →

Cerro Rico

Gasping for air and drenched in sweat, I crawled my way through dark tunnels, climbed down cramped, claustrophobic holes, and waded through giant puddles of water past unsecured lifting holes with 30m drops. The intense heat and suffocating dust were almost unbearable. Visible asbestos and the constant sound of explosions nearby turned me into a Read More →

lifeventure silk sleeping bag review packed up

We have all been there at one stage in our travel life: you have been travelling for hours, possibly next to a screaming baby for the entire time, you are tired and all you want to do is to fall into your comfy hotel room bed. But often for those of us who can’t afford five Read More →