Colombia’s Lost City: Hiking to Ciudad Perdida


So once you’ve checked off your necessities for Cuidad Perdida and packed as light as possible, it was time to start the hike. I ended up hiking to Cuidad Perdida or The Lost City with Magic Tours. Our guide only spoke Spanish but one of the girls translated for us. He was very knowledgeable. Hiking to Cuidad Perdida (The Lost City) Day…

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Ciudad Perdida: What to Know Before You Go


So you’re thinking about tackling the Cuidad Perdida or Lost City trek in Colombia? I was not able to find very much information about this hike before I went. So without really knowing what to expect here is what you shouldn’t forget to bring with you. Cuidad Perdida Necessities • Proper hiking boots. Honestly, these Columbia Newtons saved me so many times.…

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6 Epic Days in Cape Town South Africa


After two weeks of activities in Johannesburg, it was time to check out Cape Town. Our trip was jam packed with activities from the time we landed. So this is how we spent 6 epic day in Cape Town, South Africa. 6 Epic Days in Cape Town, South Africa Day 1 We landed around 8am and were blessed with beautiful weather.…

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South Africa: Top 5 Activities in Johannesburg


My trip to South Africa was a random, last minute booking. When I arrived, the only plans I had were to spend time with one of my best friend’s family. I wish I had my cold weather packing list for autumn in South Africa, it was hot during the day and cold at night during May. I didn’t do any research…

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Epic New Zealand Itinerary


I travelled from Barbados to New Zealand at the end of May until mid June. The weather was pretty perfect, chilly but sunny. Definitely do this epic New Zealand itinerary at this time. I think I had 2 rainy days out of the whole trip. I spent 4 weeks here and managed to explore the whole country.  Although I did…

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Barbados on a Budget


Barbados has some beautiful beaches with all inclusive resorts along the coasts and 5 star hotels. Don’t let that get you down, there are many ways to visit Barbados on a budget. First of all, if you have read my budget travel 101 post then you know that low season is the best time to travel. If you check google…

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Self Drive Island Tour of Barbados by a Local


You’ve read my South Coast guide and have now seen more than enough of it. It is still such a small section of the island. You really need to do an island tour of Barbados. Don’t be afraid to drive here, it’s very easy. Here are a few tips for driving in Barbados. We drive on the left side of…

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Surviving Long Haul Flights Like a Boss


So you’ve followed all my instructions about budget travel. You’ve got a great flight deal and are travelling carry on only but one of your flights is 10+ hours… Ok don’t panic, it’s not so bad there is a method to surviving long haul flights. First, what you need to do is pack your carry on and get a small…

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Our Next Big Trip: Travelling through Indonesia


So after our epic Iceland adventure we decided to start researching our next big adventure. Jason wants to surf and I want to explore and do a few adventurous activities. A friend of ours told us about the surf in Bali and how much he enjoyed it. So we decided that travelling through Indonesia could be our next adventure. This…

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