The difficulty of a section of river, with respect to rafting, is graded using a number scale. Most beginner sections are a 3. Due to the number and height of the waterfalls along this stretch, we spent our first time white water rafting on a grade 5 section of river. (more…)
When you visit Sydney, Australia, what are the first things that come to mind? The Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, obviously. Like everybody else, we spend time exploring these beautiful locations, as well as taking in the breathtaking Blue Mountains, going to watch the Sydney Kings lose at home and even riding a 4 wheeled, 4 seated bike around the Centennial Park.
But the thing that ate up (or drank up?) most of our time in Sydney was exploring the lively scene of themed bars and speak-easy cocktail clubs.
When we were looking to head straight from Santiago’s Arturo Merino Benítez Airport to Valparaiso, we couldn’t find any good resources, so after we made the journey ourselves we decided to share our route. It’s really easy!
2018 UPDATE: Tara has commented (below) to let us know that costs have changed slightly. “The cost has increased a little bit stage 1: C$1,800 and stage 2: C$3,300 (May 2018)”. Thanks, Tara!
Bogotá’s Barrio Candelaria is home to a vibrant and diverse street art culture, with crews and solo artists arriving from around the World to prove themselves, hoping to make it big. Little wonder, as some of the city’s bigger names have really begun to make the step from street artist to commercially successful entity. (more…)
As we get nearer to Christmas, it’s easy to reflect on all that’s happened in 2016 and get a little bit down about the state of things. That’s why I found it quite refreshing when saw on a couple of FB groups threads from seasoned travellers who have experienced a random act of kindness they’ve experienced whilst on the road.
It’s important to remember the little things, particularly after the last year, and especially at Christmas time. Enjoy!
A list of must-have travel or backpacking accessories to make your life easier on a round-the-world trip.
After our first three months of travel, we were so glad we did our research and bought along these items that we wanted to share a list with you guys. We have personally used each one of these items and so can give them our thumbs up for travel! (more…)