Africa · Continents

Cape Verde’s Island of Boa Vista

Fortunately for the natives of Cabo Verde, tourism to the West African cluster of islands has seen a boom in the past 5 years, obviously improving their economic situation.  When we first visited the desert island of Boa Vista in 2014, aside from the number of active volcanoes present, one of the only erected establishment… Continue reading Cape Verde’s Island of Boa Vista

Continents · Latin America

Off the beaten track in Rio de Janeiro

It goes without saying that Copacabana and Ipanema beach, Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf mountain), and one of the New7Wonders of the World, Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) are must-sees when visiting Rio de Janeiro.  But after spending just over 2 weeks in this stunning city, I realised that most of my favourite activities are not listed… Continue reading Off the beaten track in Rio de Janeiro