Guatemala Diaries – Day 6

You know when you say something and you know you've immediately jinxed it for yourself? Well I suggest you don't voice your appreciation that there's no roosters that live near to where you're spending the night. My van was scheduled for an 8 am departure, but I didn't need an alarm as the local rooster … Continue reading Guatemala Diaries – Day 6

Guatemala Diaries – Day 5

Waking up to the sound of the jungle and rain hitting a tin roof is something else. The day has started off steamy and the feeling of immersion in the Guatemala is real. It's market day today, and Lanquín is buzzing. It's a dramatic change from the sleepy (and drunk) town it was yesterday. There's … Continue reading Guatemala Diaries – Day 5

Guatemala Diaries – Day 4

Yesterday at Semuc Champey was all time. A lot of cuts and bruises but made it out all in one piece. Some fellow travellers will be getting out there today for some fun in the sun. I actually walked past them as they were booking their trip while an insanely drunk local was rolling around … Continue reading Guatemala Diaries – Day 4

Guatemala Diaries – Day 2

The bad news and the good news came all at once today. After a few beers on the hill in Flores, I was not in the mood for an early start. The previous evening I'd been informed that my bus was leaving at 5:30 am instead of 8 am. Through a conversation in broken Spanish … Continue reading Guatemala Diaries – Day 2

Belize Diaries – Day 5

After resisting getting up at 6 am and treating myself to a sleep in until 8 am, I'll take the advice of some of the Koko King happy hour companions and sign up for a full day snorkel trip with Raggamuffin tours. Weather has been touch and go so far, and this morning was no … Continue reading Belize Diaries – Day 5

Belize Diaries – Day 3

The difference 11 hours sleep can make. I was planning on catching the 8 am ferry to Caye Caulker but my current landlord was sleeping so it was to be the 9 am ferry instead. The amount of barbed wire and gated businesses gave the impression people don't always like paying for goods and belongings … Continue reading Belize Diaries – Day 3

5 Ways To Meet People When Travelling Alone — Earth’s Magical Places

Couldn't have said it better! Be sure to check out the rest of this wonderful travel blog for a great read and great advice. I recently set off on my first solo trip around the globe, and while travelling alone is empowering and invigorating, it sure as hell can get lonely! But fear not, as … Continue reading 5 Ways To Meet People When Travelling Alone — Earth’s Magical Places