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Alausi, Ecuador, It’s not just about the train

After our awesome time in Baños, it was time to move on again. So, we hopped back on the Wanderbus to make our way to our next destination, Alausi. Alausi is a tiny town in Ecuador that is largely popular due to one thing, el Nariz del Diablo (the Devil’s Nose). The Devil’s Nose is […]

An Amazing 10-Day Tour of the Galapagos Islands with G Adventures

We absolutely love wildlife, so if there was one place in South America that we wouldn’t have missed, it’s the Galapagos Islands. Everyone we’ve met who’d been to the Galapagos has always come back raving about it and telling us wildlife lovers that we just had to go there.  With Ecuador as the first stop […]

A Quick Guide to Baños: Ecuador’s Adventure town

After an amazing week in the Galapagos, we flew back to Quito for the night and left first thing the next morning on the Wanderbus. The Wanderbus is a hop-on-hop-off bus that you can use to travel all around Ecuador, stopping at places that interest you for a few days along the way. In our […]

Our Complete Guide to Quito, Ecuador

After spending so many years dreaming about travelling through South America, landing in Quito was like a dream that had finally come true. The capital of Ecuador was the starting point for our long-awaited trip to South America. We couldn’t have been more excited!  Although many people only visit Quito briefly, before heading to the […]

Monthly Update – June 2019

I can’t believe that as I write this, we’ve been travelling for nearly nine months and are well into the South American leg of our world tour. At the end of May, we’d left Europe and had arrived safe and sound in Ecuador, where we spent the whole of June. Ecuador is a beautiful country, […]

The 8 Best things to do in Vilnius, the Underdog of the Baltics

After Tallinn and Riga, the next and final destination of our rapid tour of the Baltic States had us heading to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. We weren’t quite sure what to expect of Vilnius, neither had we done much research about it. Out of the three Baltic capitals, it seemed like Vilnius was the […]

How to Spend Three Days in Riga, Latvia

After spending three nights in stunning Tallinn, we hopped on a bus and four hours later we arrived in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Riga is a great city to explore if you love architecture because apart from its medieval Old Town, Riga also has a huge amount of Art Nouveau architecture. In fact, Riga […]

What to See in Tallinn Besides its Old Town

The city of Tallinn in Estonia has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Baltic states and in fact in Europe. Much of its newfound popularity is due to its beautifully preserved old town and easy access to its port for large cruise ships. Riga and Vilnius, the other Baltic state capitals, […]

How to Spend 24 Hours in Helsinki

Helsinki is the Finnish Capital but it certainly doesn’t feel like a capital city. Helsinki is surrounded by islands and a third of the city’s space is taken up by parkland and green spaces. That makes it a haven for outdoor lovers! Do you prefer shopping? Don’t worry, Helsinki is the Design Capital too, so […]

10 Absolutely Free Things to do in Paris

Paris is one of the most loved cities in Europe. It’s known as the most romantic city in the world and one of the four fashion capitals of the world. For me, Paris is the capital of my home country, the country I lived in for the first 18 years of my life. But for […]

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