Blazing around Bohol – the land of Chocolate Hills and Tarsiers

I took a motorbike taxi from Cebu North Bus Terminal to the port for 100 pesos, which gave me a great ab workout. At the port, a man waving some OceanJet paperwork came over to me and asked if I wanted to buy a ticket. He told me the ticket was 750 Pesos (which I... Continue Reading →

Taganga – gateway to diving in Tayrona National Park

After such a phenomenal time diving in the Galapagos, I genuinely felt a huge amount of trepidation ahead of my next dive - what if diving just wasn't the same now?! Fears were unwarranted - the diving here is great! I went with Oceano Scuba, a German-owned 5-star PADI dive centre that has been running... Continue Reading →

Torres Del Paine Full “O” Circuit

I just got back to Puerto Natales after an amazing 9-day hiking trip in Torres del Paine National Park. What a place!! I decided to join a G Adventures group tour almost entirely due to the ridiculous shambles of an online booking system the companies have managed to create! But that issue is fairly well-known... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on South Georgia

South Georgia. The place almost defies description. The landscape is so beautiful that it seems totally alien but at the same time strangely familiar. The mountains soar out of the depths and rise to dizzying sheer cliffs all around. These peaks are often entirely inaccessible, even once you've crossed the whole Earth to see them,... Continue Reading →

Ushuaia to Falklands and South Georgia

I am writing this after 10 days at sea and during force 3 hurricane winds (what else can you do on a day like this?!). This post is pretty much in reverse chronological order as I write about the Falklands last when we actually visited first. Aboard the MS Expedition I have visited the Falkland... Continue Reading →

Iguazu Falls – a natural marvel

The monumental power of the falls has to be seen to be believed. We spent a day exploring the Brazilian side and another day on the Argentinian side. It's worth having a day or two spare to allow you to pick a day with good weather. Park Entrance Prices Entry in Brazil costs 63.60 Reals... Continue Reading →

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