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 · Europe

Snowdonia National Park favourites.

Hiking Mount Snowdon Standing at 1,085m high, Mount Snowdon is the highest peak in Wales, which can be easily understood as you stand on the summit with a 360 degree views of Snowdonia National Park and the Northwest coast of Wales. The Llanberis trail is the most commercial route to the summit, with an average… Continue reading Snowdonia National Park favourites.

Continents · Europe

Welcome to the Isle of Wight

Summer doesn’t need to be over just yet, Britain! Boasting the self-acclaimed title of “the sunniest place in the UK”, the Isle of Wight is likely to experience mild weather right up until November this year, so don’t pack away your flip-flops and sunglasses just yet.  A surprisingly short and direct journey from anywhere on mainland… Continue reading Welcome to the Isle of Wight

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