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Yummy Foods – Part 1

Yummy Foods – Part 1

While we were travelling in Latin America we tried some amazing foods, so of it local and some not so, so one long bus journey to keep ourselves entertained, we wrote a list of foods/drinks/snacks that we wanted to try cook ourselves. So here goes the list! Now that we are home I’m going to … Continue reading

Favorite Travel Photos 2012

Favorite Travel Photos 2012

It’s been forever sinceĀ I’veĀ posted on this blog, I’m not going to make excuses, but I am going to catch up on some of the highlights of the trip now that I am home. In the meantime, I just wanted to say a huge ‘Thank You’ to Laura Bly of USA Today who featured my Instagram … Continue reading

Central America highlights

Central America highlights

So I know it’s been a while since we left Central America but I wanted to put together some of my favourite photos of the trip so far. Mexico Tulum was a fantastic place to spend a few days, gorgeous ruins by the beach in the blazing sun. Unfortunately the heat made it difficult for … Continue reading

Beer is proof God loves us

Beer is proof God loves us

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m one of those girls that really like beer. This is mostly my Dad’s fault, having written a book about beer, taking us to dig for old beer bottles when we were kids and letting me try a sip on his many tastings of a new beer! … Continue reading

A World Away on your Birthday!

A World Away on your Birthday!

This is not the first time I’ve celebrated my birthday abroad, it is in fact the third and each time has been totally awesome. First, France when i turned 12, secondly my 22nd birthday in America and now I’ve reached the grand old age of 26 (ancient according to Iain) whilst in Panama. While being … Continue reading

The good, the bad and the ugly

The good, the bad and the ugly

There are days when travelling, that can be like any other day…. utterly awful. I’ve had a few of those recently! I got ill and was no longer able do an overnight hike on the Volcano El Hoyo in Nicaragua (see how fantastic this could have been if like Iain I’d managed to suffer through … Continue reading

Under da sea

Under da sea

Since I was a child I wanted to learn to scuba dive, so much so that at one point I thought that I’d be great as a marine biologist (despite disliking biology only so I’d get to scuba dive). I can only say thankfully that I never followed up on this childish idea, I was … Continue reading

And you thought that Megabus was crap!

And you thought that Megabus was crap!

Buses in Central America are not like in Britain, you don’t form an orderly queue waiting to pay the driver and then take a seat and the bus tends to leave at a scheduled time, not waiting until it is totally crammed. As anywhere buses can vary greatly, we went on air conditioned coaches which … Continue reading

3 Countries in 2 Weeks

3 Countries in 2 Weeks

We’ve been travelling for 2 weeks now, we haven’t had much of a time for rest until we arrived at Placencia, where we are relaxing on the beach until Iain can dive the Blue Hole. So here’s a little catch up of our trip so far! Cancun, Mexico Our trip started well, with our first … Continue reading