Wining, dining, and horse-riding in Mendoza

What better way to spend a bank holiday weekend than basking in the sun in one of Argentina's most important wine regions? Bodega Tempus Alba (Disclaimer: Due to hyperinflation in Argentina, all prices listed are subject to frequent increases, and based on the blue exchange rate at time of writing) Last month I had the … Continue reading Wining, dining, and horse-riding in Mendoza

10 Things To Know Before Visiting Cusco and Machu Picchu, Peru

1. Cusco is very popular with tourists The city is beautiful, with a multitude of things to do (including excursions in the Sacred Valley), however you'll also find McDonalds and KFC surrounding the Plaza de Armas. Shops for hiking gear are also in abundance, which is great if you need to pick up something last … Continue reading 10 Things To Know Before Visiting Cusco and Machu Picchu, Peru

The Inca trail, trekking to Machu Picchu

One of the 7 wonders of the world, Machu Picchu is the epitome of Incan architecture and technology. Built in the 15th century high in the Andes mountains, the settlement is one of the most archeologically important heritage sites in the Americas. Machu Picchu is a must see for anyone going to Peru. But how … Continue reading The Inca trail, trekking to Machu Picchu

5 Ways you can travel as a university student

Trying to juggle your studies with travelling is difficult. The UK loan system often does not even cover student accommodation rent and many families are not in the financial position to assist. Despite this, travelling is so important when you are young. It will broaden your horizons and immerse you in culture. Travel now, when … Continue reading 5 Ways you can travel as a university student