I decided in this post I would discuss one of the increasingly popular activities for travellers in Africa and how it affects the region. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a remarkable experience. You are surrounded by rainforest looking at an animal with expressions so human-like you’ll later swear you shared a ‘moment’ with the silverback… [...]
India – ahhh where to begin with you. Before arriving at the airport of Delhi, you know you are going to experience one of the most fascinating countries this wonderful world has to offer. I am doing the Rajasthan Explored tour and I have never been more excited to see a country that everyone had [...]
After three hours of trekking through the wet and slippery undergrowth we take a breath, “we are close” the ranger whispers and motions for us to place our walking poles on the ground. We had been instructed to do this back at the base, the sticks reminding the gorillas of the poachers and hunters who [...]
In the Spring of 2010, a little jaded from a high pressure Travel Sales job in Dublin, I decided to investigate the possibility of moving to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, as I had long been fascinated with Brazilian life and culture, especially the exotic music I had listened to for years. I had taken [...]
When I came to Patagonia, I expected to wind down after my travels through Antarctica, after what has been a very hectic year of travel. But Patagonia has forced me to sit up and notice her and continued to challenge me physically, dishing up new challenges and stunning vistas that have left me awestruck at [...]
I have been down in this neck of the woods for almost 9 years and unfortunately was never lucky enough to be invited to this special coming of age event of a 15 year old girl in Mexico – until now! My very good friend Jose Luis (who you would all know as the ‘Mayan [...]
An extreme hike up a short hill, Cerro Chato, in Costa Rica makes for a trip of a lifetime for two best friends.
Africa is this continent only 14 kilometers away from Europe through the Gibraltar Straight, but that feels very far from our western countries. We only hear about it on television and the newspapers when something bad happens, and it may seem quite often. Sadly, Africa is probably the most feared, unknown and underrated continent among [...]