Caribbean · Continents

“Where should I go on holiday?” “Jamaica.”

With Kingston in the southeast of the island, but the popular holiday resorts scattered along the north coast between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, planning a trip to Jamaica can seem overcomplicated to organise.  Although I try to make a point of always visiting a country’s capital city, Jamaica’s identity and culture is so rich and prominent… Continue reading “Where should I go on holiday?” “Jamaica.”

Caribbean · Continents · Europe · Latin America · Southeast Asia · Travel Tips

My Travel Essentials

Packing to go on a trip you have never been on before can be very overwhelming and difficult to get started with.  When talking to other travellers, the general consensous is always “I overpacked!”  There are no two packing lists that are exactly the same and being honest there are no right or wrong things… Continue reading My Travel Essentials

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

Continents · Southeast Asia

Top 4 Temples: Peninsular Malaysia & Indonesia

Travellers are spoilt for choice in terms of sacred temples in Malaysia & Indonesia, and with 140ft gold statues, misty sunrises, cliff-edge sunsets, and limestone caves, the choice can feel somewhat overwhelming for Europeans who are used to bog-standard churches and the odd cathedral.  Hence this blog post… I’ve sifted through the masses of temples we… Continue reading Top 4 Temples: Peninsular Malaysia & Indonesia