Broke but raving in Las Vegas: A Backpackers’ Guide to Sin City on a budget

When we crash landed in Vegas from San Diego, we knew we wouldn’t be spending our days sipping Cristal and gambling away our life savings. But if you're canny you can enjoy everything Sin City has to offer, without breaking the bank!

Semana Santa in Bolivia: What two atheists made of South America’s biggest religious festival

We knew being in South America for Easter would be a spectacle, but some of the traditions & processions we saw were just downright weird!

From Dusk Til Dawn; our Santiago all nighter & huge row (which Chris lost!)

It started as an innocent pub crawl. It ended at 9am after three clubs, getting stuck in the Santiago Marathon, a blazing row on which direction to go, then a three-hour drunken stumble home!

Rio de Janeiro: How safe is it really?

The guidebooks say the favelas are safe, scaremongering bloggers suggest not to go out after dark. Thankfully we ignored the warnings not to go out at night, but there is a sinister side, and people who live in Rio say it's getting worse...

There’s more to Phi Phi than pure party – & we chose the former… well sort of!

Phi Phi is a complete contradiction. Equal parts stunning paradise island and South East Asia's answer to Magaluf Uncovered. Are we over it at 32 and 33 years old, or should we just embrace our advancing years?!