There seems to be a fairly widespread feeling that by and large, 2015 wasn’t one of the world’s best years. Which makes us all the more excited that this sorry excuse for a year is now behind us, and 2016 lies tantalisingly before us. In an effort to make the most of the year we …Read More →
When we visited Brazil for the World Cup this year I was delighted to be able return to Rio de Janeiro, a city I visited in 2007 and have wanted to return to ever since. There is something magical about Rio, nestled as it is between a majestic coastline and rugged mountains. Rio is obviously home to …Read More →
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 →
“Make sure you put all of your valuables into the dry bag, because it’s gonna be wet.” We were about to board a speed boat to drive up close to a massive waterfall that was famous well before it featured in the latest Indiana Jones movie, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – the magnificent Iguassu …Read More →
“Make sure that you don’t go out alone or end up in a favela when you get to Rio. It is one of the most dangerous cities in the world.” Everybody we spoke to prior to our trip to Rio de Janeiro a few years ago said this exact same thing to us. So during …Read More →
This week I am taking part in Hostelbookers 7 super-shots challenge. The idea is to search through all my travel photos and find favorites that fit within the seven categories below. I’ll then be nominating 5 other travel bloggers to do the same. So here goes: 1. A photo that…takes my breath away 2. A …Read More →
We are a couple hailing from Germany and England, meaning between us we are efficient and polite, but unable to talk about football. In 2011 we left the rat-race in London behind to work in international development and see the world.