It’s been a while…With the exception of a few Facebook posts, we’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front over the past year or so. Reason being, ever since we left Colombia in May last year, our lives have been a little more complicated than expected. The Englishman moved to Germany and so being Read More →

When I travel, I like to do so in comfortable clothes, especially in hot countries. Most women will probably be with me on this but for me, there is nothing worse than wearing an uncomfortable bra while you are hot. So when the good people from The Travel Bra company approached me to test out Read More →

After our adventure in the claustrophic bat cave, we went on to our second activity in San Gil: white-water rafting. Although Chris and I have been white water rafting in Arequipa a few years ago, we were all too happy to go through a safety drill which included a practice fall into the water. Something that Read More →

We always think it’s important to start a year as you mean to go on and so in that vein, last weekend Chris and I jumped into a car with our super friends Vivi and Yiyo and set off for San Gil – the adventure sports capital of Colombia. San Gil is a 4-6 hour Read More →

Wherever Chris and I temporarily lay our hats, we always do our best to try and immerse ourselves into the local cultures of the countries which are kind enough to host us. For example when we lived in Cambodia, we made sure that whenever we went out, we dressed like the locals, even if we Read More →

Iceland is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts who have a craving to explore rugged landscapes which could be straight out of a Tolkien book. Whether it is mystical waterfalls, hotsprings, or active volcanoes, Iceland won’t disappoint anyone in search of a true adventure holiday. If this all sounds like your kind of vacation, then read Read More →

Having lived and worked in the UK for eight years, it breaks my heart to see the division and hostility increasingly rampant in a country I still have such fond feelings for. As such, and in a slight departure from our usual travel blog, may I offer a few humble thoughts which might reduce tensions before Read More →

As in many other South American countries, Halloween is a big deal in Colombia. Parties took place across the country, and even offices weren´t exempt with colleagues coming into work fully made up in fancy dress. In Bogota, there is one place where Halloween gets taken to a different level though – Andres Carne de Res Read More →