5 Things I Learned by Travelling Solo

For all those out there considering a solo adventure, this is for you. To hopefully inspire and instill in you the spirit and excitement of solo travel and to help you remember that… Continue reading

A little trekking in El Chalten

Originally a tiny mountain town built to mark the Chile /Argentina border, El Chalten has exploded in recent years to become the undisputed hiking capital of Argentina and is now a bustling mecca… Continue reading

Packing for Patagonia

Small pack… Big adventures! Packing ideas for a solo female trip in the very south of South America. In late September 2016 I set out for a 3 month solo trip to Patagonian Chile… Continue reading

Hiking Puyehue Volcano

Just a bit of info and some tips on doing one of the Chilean Lake District’s most amazing hikes. I could only find scraps of information online about Puyehue Volcano so thought I… Continue reading

Falling in love with Santiago

In my first draft of this I did the usual dot to dot of best bits of the city but in truth there are hundreds of ‘Top 10 Santiago’ travel lists out there… Continue reading

MeetUp – How to make new friends in new places

I have quite a transient lifestyle and so I have moved around a lot in the last few years and made new starts in lots of places. However, until my recent move to… Continue reading

Why ski seasons are not just for 18 year olds on their gap year

I didn’t do my first ski season until I was 25. This was for a few reasons. One was that I thought ski seasons were just for the posh kids who had been… Continue reading

20 Great Gifts for Travellers

Looking for that perfect gift for the special someone in your life that is always on the move? Here is a rundown of some of the best gifts for those with the travel… Continue reading

3 Pubs and a castle – a few hours in Dover

Everyone has been there at some point en route to France on the ferry and left with a few hours to kill in Dover. On my recent road trip avec my Dad we… Continue reading

Walking Whistler

Famous for its amazing skiing and snowboarding during the winter months, it is easy to forget how beautiful these mountains are once the snow has melted and the green returns to the slopes.… Continue reading