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How to Spend a Weekend in Belgium: Brussels & Bruges by Eurostar

Just a stone’s throw away from London, across the English Channel, is the nation of Belgium. Yet in my 33 years of living in the UK, it wasn’t until very recently (ironically, after Brexit) that I decided to pay the home of the European Union a visit. Belgium isn’t somewhere that automatically springs to mind …

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The Best Tips for Safe Travel in South America

South America is a treasure trove of wonderful food, people & landscapes just waiting to be discovered and is one of my favourite travel experiences to date. Its reputation for general safety however is no secret and is a real concern for many prospective travellers. However, with these tips for safe travel in South America, …

Colombia South America Tips & Travel Advice

The Essential Lost City Trek Packing List – Everything You Need to Know

The Lost City Trek is a 4-5 day trek through the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in Northern Colombia and takes you to the stunning archaeological ruins of La Ciudad Perdida.  For a full breakdown of exactly what this trek is about and when to go, check out my blog: For a comparative overview of this …

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The Inca Trail vs The Lost City Trek – Which trek to complete in South America

Having trekked the Inca Trail in 2018, the hiking bug had well and truly bitten and I was itching to get back out there and tackle my next multi-day trek.  I had wanted to visit Colombia for a while and knew there was a relatively unknown trek which was quickly being coined as Colombia’s answer …

South America Tips & Travel Advice

Group Tours vs Independent Travel – Which One Should You Choose?

I’m a relative newbie when it comes to group travel. I only recently went on my first group tour with G Adventures three years ago and I absolutely loved it, however, they’re not for everyone. Until now, my holidays have been DIY trips which I have organised completely myself, from the flights and hotels to …