Trolltunga (Troll’s Tongue)

That time we hiked up Trolltunga to tick of Adam’s top bucket list moment, living up to all of his expectations (I hope). Where? Trolltunga, Norway When? August 2017 With whom? Theo, Adam and Hazel. Theo and I are university friends and spent some time during the summer of 2017 camping and hiking around Norway’s…

A secret corner of Jordan

That time we hiked through paradise. Where? Dana Nature Reserve, Jordan. When? July 2017. With whom? Martin. When most people think of Jordan they will cast their minds to ornate buildings creating and entire city carved out of rock or the sweltering heat and Bedouin lifestyle of the desert. We explored both Petra and Wadi-Rum,…

Why your next ski trip should be to Ukraine

Where? Bukovel, Ukraine. When? February 2019. With whom? Martin, Rhys, and Dan. Why did we decide on the Ukraine? During half term, the Alps are so rammed with people and beginner children snowploughing down the red and black runs that we want to ski. There’s so many people that you can hardly move on the…

The Poor Man’s Galapagos

Where? Isla de la Plata, Ecuador When? August 2018 With whom? Martin, two Dutch travellers and a fellow Brit. Our two month stint in South America was amazing, to the point that when we were reminiscing last weekend we got sad before getting excited about Ukraine this week, New York next month and Indonesia in…

Cycling through the Atacama Desert

Where? San Pedro in the Atacama Desert, Chile. When? August 2018 With whom? Martin and two hilarious Danes. If you do the classic 3 day Salt Flat tour (read about day 1 and day 2), you will have the option in day 3 to get dropped at the Bolivia-Chile border to be taken back to…

Bolivian Salt Flats (Day 2)

That time we slept in negative 22 degrees (Celsius) under the brilliant starry sky. Where? Bolivia When? August 2018 With whom? Martin, three crazy Brazilians, two honeymooning Russians, and a couple of French students. If you haven’t already read about our first day of the salt flat tour and how we got two jeeps stuck…

Bolivian Salt Flats (Day 1)

That time we went on a Salt Flats tour! Where? Bolivia When? August 2018 With whom? Martin, three crazy Brazilians, two honeymooning Russians, and a couple of French students. A well-trodden tourist route usually involved hiking to Machu Picchu, crossing the Peru-Bolivia border at Lake Titicaca, spending a few days in La Paz before heading…

Maggiore, Como and Garda in Northern Italy

Where? Lake Maggiore, Lake Como and Lake Garda, Italy. When? October 2018 With whom? Martin We decided to hire a car with only 6 days to explore northern Italy, and honestly you could spend so much longer here and still have more mountains to climb. We drove from the airport out of Milan to Lake…

Tapas Crawling our way through Seville

Where? Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain When? December 2018 With whom? This was my Christmas present to Martin, so he was there too. Seville is a beautiful city with a stunning old town, and this is definitely the best place to stay; it has cobbled, narrow streets with tall buildings (this is for the summer months when…

Andalusia Adventures

That time we adventured around Seville. Where? Andalusia, Spain. When? December 2018 With whom? Martin Seville is a beautiful city with a stunning old town, but it you want to explore more of Andalusia then I suggest hiring a car. We used Gold Car in Italy and in Spain without any issues, despite their many…