Baja California is the edge of the world: one of the western-most stretches of land before the endless Pacific Ocean. Orange and pink rock formations overlook azure waters from beneath a searing sky. La Paz, a beach town in Baja California Sur in Mexico, is popular with visitors due to its year-round summer and proximity […]
Portland has been on our must-visit list since forever. We heard it was a hipster mecca with an exploding vegetarian and vegan scene way back and its green credentials and continued commitment to sustainability made us even more excited to get to see the city for ourselves.
In this Mexico City travel guide, we highlight our top ten things to do in Mexico City and talk about the city’s best neighbourhoods. From where to get the best views of the city, to where to watch Lucha Libre, our Mexico City travel guide covers the city’s main neighbourhoods and the best day-trips. Mexico […]
In this San Francisco city guide, we explore the best neighbourhoods in the city. From what to do in the Castro to where to eat in Chinatown, our San Francisco neighbourhood guide has all of our favourite finds. San Francisco: a city of bohemian, radical-thinking, inhabitants. It was in San Francisco that the ’Summer of […]
Backpacking the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico is an incredible experience. From white sand beaches and swimming with whale sharks to the ruins of Chichen Itsa and watching Mayan ball games, there is a lot for a backpacker to do in one trip. While backpacking the Yucatan peninsula offers an out-of-this-world travel experience, it’s worth noting […]
When we first arrived in Guadalajara, we weren’t sure what to expect. I had assumed that being Mexico’s second largest city, it wouldn’t be dissimilar from Mexico City. But it is. The two cities are completely different.
Indonesia is a nation of thousands of volcanic islands, each one home to unique cultures, cuisines, landscapes and languages. You could spend a lifetime in Indonesia and only scratch the surface of this extraordinary country, so don’t put it off any longer! Read our Indonesia travel guide to find out how your life will be changed […]
There are so many things to do in Antigua that you won’t know what to do first! I’d only heard incredible stories about Antigua’s colonial buildings all painted in a light shade of yellow. The misty blue-grey backdrop of volcanoes surrounding the city. The women dressed in gorgeous patterned Guatemalteca clothing. I couldn’t wait to see it […]
Valladolid isn’t on the travel route for many backpackers in Mexico’s Yucatan – but maybe it should be. We hadn’t planned to go to Valladolid either, but after we’d headed through the beach towns of Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum, we were ready to go inland to explore some of the Mayan ruins and […]
Plovdiv is a city for history and culture lovers. Our Plovdiv travel guide covers everything from the quaint Old Town with cobbled streets and historic buildings to the modern high street, uncovered city centre ruins and gratified rock faces. Plovdiv is a city that’s both charming and modern.