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SUITCASE Magazine | Lima, Peru: City Guide

Lima, Peru’s sprawling and chaotic capital, has long been overlooked. Less picturesque than the country’s second city Arequipa, and…

Inside The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, Sin City’s Most Glamorous Hotel

After spending the past eight months travelling through Latin America, our two week layover in the US felt very…

California’s Winter Wonderland: Exploring Yosemite National Park

“The only way to experience Yosemite is by sleeping under the stars.” I read this years ago and it stayed…

A Vegetarian Travel Diary: In Search of Food in Panama

Despite many people telling me I’d find it hard to find healthy, varied options, on the whole Central America…

Antigua, Guatemala City Guide for Suitcase Magazine

Antigua Guatemala was the first place I fell in love with on this trip. This Central American colonial town…

Worth the Hype? The Truth About the Machu Picchu Inca Trail Part II

(Check out Part I of this blog entry HERE) Inca Trail…

Worth the Hype? The Truth About the Machu Picchu Inca Trail

Out of all the things I was most excited about in South America, hiking the Inca trail was number…

From Toucans to Tayrona: How to Explore Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

The last leg of our nearly six-week long Colombian adventure came to close where we started off – on…

A Vegetarian Travel Diary: In Search of Food in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has come a long way. Described in the 18th century as “the poorest and most miserable Spanish…

The Reinvention of the Most Dangerous City on Earth; Exploring Medellin in 2016

Of all the countries we’re visiting on this trip, Colombia has drawn the strongest reaction. The country’s reputation for…

Eight Reasons to Love Cartagena, Colombia

Goodbye Central America, hello South! After three months travelling through Mexico, Cuba and Central America, our first stop on…

A Vegetarian Travel Diary: In Search of Food in Nicaragua

Like much of Central America, Nicaragua isn’t really known for its food. Bordered by Costa Rica and Honduras…

The Problem with Costa Rica

I feel I should start this blog post with a disclaimer. Costa Rica is beautiful. It has gorgeous…

A Vegetarian Travel Diary; In Search of Food in Guatemala

Guatemala: home of towering volcanoes, spectacular Mayan ruins — and the best vegetarian food in Central America? It’s true. Guatemala…

Volcanoes, Lakes & Party Beach Towns: Exploring Nicaragua

I entered Nicaragua almost grudgingly. Guatemala stole my heart, and after a nightmare 19 hour night bus…

Exploring Guatemala: Backpacking in Flores, Tikal & Lake Atitlán

Anyone who read my gushing blog post on Antigua will know that I love Guatemala…

A Vegetarian Travel Diary; In Search of Food in Belize

There are places you know you won’t find any good vegetarian food, and there are places you think…

I Quit Everything to Travel the World. Here’s Why.

In May this year I quit my job, sold my possessions, found my cat a new home,…

Reasons to Fall in Love with Antigua Guatemala

Ahh, Antigua Guatemala. It seems crazy that I’ve been on this planet for almost 28 years and…

The Cave of the Crystal Maiden; Exploring Belize’s Mayan Underworld

I am woefully behind with blogging. Writing on the road is hard! We’re currently in Antigua, Guatemala and we love…

Going Slow on Caye Caulker

Some places you know you’ll love as soon as you see them. For us, Caye Caulker was one of…

Havana, Cuba: Ten Things to Know Before You Go

Havana is the strangest, most fascinating city you can imagine. Raw, tropical, vibrant and energetic, Havana is…

A Vegetarian Travel Diary; In Search of Food in Cuba

Cuba is famous for many things. Rum. Cars. Cigars. Che. Food isn’t one of them. Aside from the staples (every…

A Vegetarian Travel Diary; In Search of Food in Mexico

The best thing about travelling is eating. There’s no better way to appreciate a different country and…

The Daily Dot: My Mother, the Psychopath; One Woman’s Story of Abuse

Psychopathy is so hot right now—or so popular culture would have you believe. In the past 15 years,…