Best traveller & tourist destinations for 2018

Must be time to indulge in some travel porn and explore what the best destinations are for 2018. Right now, the rain is hitting the conservatory roof, the light is grey, and the light from the laptop screen is the brightest and warmest thing I can cling on to. To make things worse, I have facebook friends currently taunting me from Thailand, Fuerteventura, Abu Dhabi, … Continue reading Best traveller & tourist destinations for 2018

Building bridges in Peru

Imagine what would happen if we all worked together in our communities to produce or enhance infrastructure that helps us in our dailiy lives. If through tradition we taught each other skills, and handed on the knowledge of how to balance history with modernity; hand-working the same as centuries before, but potentially safer, warmer, and more contactable thanks to modern products and materials. In the … Continue reading Building bridges in Peru

Michaela Strachan’s places to go bucket list

Many of us have travel bucket lists – the places we want to see and experience before we erm… pop our clogs. From the great cities of the world, to places of natural beauty – everyone’s list is different, however new research shows that many of us are moving more towards adventurous travel destinations. I currently have an ever expanding note on my iPhone that … Continue reading Michaela Strachan’s places to go bucket list

Three reasons to head for Colombia

Forget the past pre-conceptions of Colombia, over the last few years this South American gem has become far more than a destination for intrepid back-packers and the destination for anyone looking for an alternative luxury holiday in South America. Here are three top reasons to head to Colombia. Cartagena A maze of beautiful cobbled streets, leafy plaza’s and friendly, vibrant locals this old town is … Continue reading Three reasons to head for Colombia

Discover Machu Picchu for its 100th Anniversary

100 years of adventure This year marks the 100th anniversary of Hiram Bingham’s discovery of the ruins of Machu Picchu. The American explorer and historian’s incredible finding now means that around 300,000 visitors each year are lucky enough to view and explore this historic Incan site. Framed by Andean peaks and surrounded by lush green forest, Machu Picchu’s temples, streets, staircases and terraces stretch between … Continue reading Discover Machu Picchu for its 100th Anniversary