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…Part 2 of 2 – the bit where things got nasty¬† (if you missed part 1 of our Everest Base Camp trek chronicles you can read it here)   Day 7 – Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m) Having had an early night after my first Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)¬†symptoms, I felt much better in the morning 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 →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some of my past travels and travel mishaps before I started this blog: #FlashbackFri “There aren’t going to be any sharks, are there?” I was about to be dropped off a boat for some snorkling, a slightly scary distance off the coast of Santa Cruz Island in the Read More →

Being an expat with a bank account in a different country is not always easy. We have been with Barclays for quite a few years and they have always been great while we were living in the UK, but when we decided to move to Cambodia (outrageous!) they decided that it would be fun to Read More →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some of my past travels and travel mishaps before I started this blog (follow at #FlashbackFri): A few years ago I traveled to Tena Ecuador to what would be my first ever encounter with the mighty Amazon Rainforest. Most of you who know me know that I love 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 →