Imagine walking into a forest where thousands of dark orange butterflies are swirling through the trees. Sounds like something dreams are made of. That’s what it felt like too.
If you’re anything like me, all you want to do is wrap up all snug this Christmas holiday and start planning your 2017 travel adventure. I’ve just read Lonely Planet’s best in travel for 2017 and jotted down the best travel destinations on my travel wishlist. I can’t stop dreaming of snowy pine forests in Canada, eating […]
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 […]
Hunting for the best Airbnbs in Mexico takes time. We’ve travelled from Cancun to Chetumal, San Cristobal to Oaxaca and spent three weeks in Mexico City. We’ve scoured Airbnb listings for the best budget accommodation across Mexico. Now, we’re going to share our favourite Airbnbs from our trip around Mexico. All of the places on […]
Eating vegetarian in San Cristobal de las Casas was great fun. San Cristobal is our favourite vegetarian food destination in Mexico. The hippy vibe and Western influences have meant the city has a delicious mix of both international and Mexican vegetarian food.
Small Change 4 Big Change is a charity dedicated to helping the indigenous families of Santa Catarina Barahona help themselves through education and sustainable farming. Lisa Mitchell de Mena founded the not-for-profit organisation in 2012 and set up projects in the local community. The projects focus on teaching local people how to live a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. Lisa’s […]
Ecofiltro is a social enterprise who provide clean drinking water for rural communities in Guatemala. Their water filters can be seen across Guatemala. We had the chance to visit the factory where their water filters are produced. As anyone who’s spent time in Guatemala knows, you can’t drink the tap water here. While tourists can afford to […]
Ever wanted to learn to make your own peanut butter? If you really want to see how to make natural, organic peanut butter in Guatemala, then you’re in luck. We met Lidia, a local Guatemalan who makes her own peanut butter from scratch. And I mean from scratch. And fortunately for us, they run a peanut […]
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 […]
I’d been dreaming of Semuc Champey for a long time. The rough mountain hike that overlooks those magical turquoise limestone pools and the final, satisfying plunge into the cool sparkling waters at the end of the sweaty path. If you’ve seen photos of Semuc Champey before, then you’ll know exactly what I mean. Semuc Champey […]