Destinations

Bolivia: the ultimate cultural adventure

Nestled in the dramatic Andes mountains is Bolivia, one of South America’s poorest but also most fascinating countries to travel. From the magnificent Salar de Uyuni salt flats, to La Paz, one of the highest cities in the world, Bolivia is a real assault on the senses. Life in Bolivia is different in so many ways and at times it can be an adventure like no other– a simple 2 hour bus journey may end up taking an entire day (usually due to a DYI road blockade), but you will never be...

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Destinations

Learning about Pablo Escobar in Medellín, Colombia

When I decided to pack-up my bags and spend 9 months travelling around South America, exploring Colombia and more specifically Medellín was my no.1 priority.

Medellín was of course home to the most legendary cartel kingpin of all time – Pablo Escobar.

Thanks to the hit Netflix series Narcos, we’re all aware of his excessive & indulgent life but here are my top 10 truths; facts I learnt about him whilst in his hometown:

  • In his hey-day he was earning a...
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