This may be controversial... but from start to finish, we felt milked by Machu Picchu. It cost us the best part of £800 over 2 days. Are the Peruvians ripping everyone off? Can you really blame them? Or could there be a cheaper way of doing it?
We knew being in South America for Easter would be a spectacle, but some of the traditions & processions we saw were just downright weird!
Some natural wonders are just so awe inspiringly brilliant, words or even photographs cannot adequately do justice to them. But imagine seeing a series of once in a lifetime views relentlessly, one after another, for three days, and you'll begin to understand what it's like to take part in a Jeep tour from Chile to Bolivia!
We spent three days in San Pedro obsessing over which Salt flats tour to choose, and which operator seemed to be offering the best deal. We were promised the world from many of the tour operators, even though essentially every tour is the same. To save you those three days, here are our top tips on how to choose and how to avoid being ripped off!
Melbourne isn't flashy like Sydney. It doesn't scream 'look at me' with its opera house and massive bridge. It's a place to explore, and as our first stop in Australia - its delights blew us away...
We only spent 4 days and 4 nights in Hong Kong, and after the mayhem of Bangkok we didn't think it could be any more crazy... how wrong we were!
The bubble was going to have to burst at some point, and a mixture of bad weather, bad lodgings & bad planning taught us some valuable travelling lessons.
Bustling & gritty, Bandarawela is not renowned in tea country for its beauty - but one place alone is worthy of a visit just for its colonial beauty, and became a welcome relaxing rest stop for us after scaling Adam's Peak.