Sea turtle encounter in Costa Rica

Dressed in black, reds and blues we gathered in the darkness at the reception of our resort in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. Those of us, myself included, who weren’t dressed suitably dark enough for turtle...

Still alive and kicking

Sorry readers for being absent for so long. When I travelled to Costa Rica in August I broke my finger (I’ll fill you in on the story in another post) and haven’t been able...

Five telltail signs of a long-term traveller

Maybe I’ve been staying at too many hostels lately, but I seem to be making quite a few ‘insta-friends’ recently. You know what I mean – you chat, you click, you get drunk together,...

When in New Orleans, go to India!

Its funky. Its hip. Its has everything a budget-conscience traveller would want, plus a few resort-like features thrown in just for the heck of it. If you’re planning to visit New Orleans, get online...

Seeing is bear-lieving in Cherokee!

Cruising through the streets of Cherokee, North Carolina, it was hard to pull my eyes away from the looming Smokey Mountains, which were to my surprise and delight, actually smoking. I don’t really know...