Guatemala: Lake Atitlan, Semuc Champey, Rio Dulce

Lake Atitlan   After an incredible month in Antigua studying Spanish, climbing Volcanoes, and running up mountains, it was time for me to say goodbye and make my way to the next stop, Lake Atitlan. A beautiful lake surrounded by yet more Volcanoes – Volcan Atitlan, Toliman, and San Pedro to be precise – and…

Guatemala: Flores, Tikal, and Antigua

From Belize we made our way West towards the Guatemalan island town of Flores, which would be our base for a few days whilst we  explored the area and visited the famous Mayan ruins of Tikal.   Flores and Tikal Once we had arrived on the Island of Flores we searched around the windy streets…

The Aztec Pyramids of Teotihuacan

“Teotihuacan is home to a very impressive set of ruins, epic in scale and in a very good condition considering the city was abandoned in 700AD, at it’s peak it was home to 150,000 inhabitants and to this day historians have no idea why they left, I enjoyed exploring the site imagining what it would…

The Coastal Ruins of Tulum

“Tulum is a small town on the east coast of Mexico and home to a 13th century set of Mayan Ruins which were built right on the beach, with this spectacular backdrop it provides a beautiful contrast of colours; with the rocky greys and yellows of the ruins, you then have the white sand, turquoise…

Australia: The East Coast

Melbourne     My first stop in Australia was Melbourne, I managed to get some great tips from friends back home, recommendations on coffee shops, great places to eat, and live music venues, this city is bursting at the seems with culture and entertainment, it’s obvious why Melbourne ranks so highly as one of the “World’s most liveable cities”….

First Stop Hong Kong.

horse-racing Lantau Victoria Peak Whilst sipping back a complimentary Whiskey on my Cathay Pacific flight from London Gatwick, the realisation of what lay ahead of me began to kick in, 6 months is a long time, what if I don’t adapt to life on the road, living out of a backpack, staying in hostels? What…