Author Archives: Kelly

Medellin – What To See In 4 Days

Destination Addict - Looking out over the barrios of Medellin, Colombia

Once one of the most dangerous cities on the planet, Medellin with its barrios that sprawl the mountains surrounding the city, its hip & chick neighbourhoods & its deep & complicated history showing everywhere, may shock you & surprise you but will certainly have you saying wow! Just soaking up the whole atmosphere & getting […]

10 Canadian Lakes That Will Blow Your Mind

Destination Addict - View of Garibaldi Lake, British Columbia, Canada - 10 Canadian Lakes That Will Blow Your Mind

Spending the summer in Whistler, BC, Canada and travelling into the neighbouring state of Alberta from there we were constantly blown away by the nature that surrounded us. The natural colour that lit up the landscape through the huge trees, impressive mountains and epic Canadian lakes just blew us away. Some lakes can be seen […]

Salento – A Taste Of Colombia’s Coffee Region

Enjoying views over the Cocora Valley, Salento, Colombia

Salento, Colombia For us, a visit to Colombia’s coffee region was a must in a country that is the second largest producer of something we are so fond of, especially in the mornings – coffee! Salento ticked all of the boxes when we were looking at where we’d like to stay, lush, green rain forest, a […]

Whistler, British Columbia – Our Top 5 Hikes

Travel & adventure couple - Destination Addict - Taking in the views on the Musical Bumps Trail, near Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Whistler one of the best ski resorts in the world is an awesome summer destination too! Located in the Fitzsimmons range, a mountain range on the northwest edge of the Garibaldi ranges it is the gateway to tons of amazing hikes. This is our top 5 Whistler hikes and will hopefully give you some inspiration […]

Tofino, Vancouver Island – A Stunning Part Of British Columbia

Long Beach, Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Untouched, rugged coastline, pristine rain forest & an abundance of wildlife, Tofino is most definitely one of the most beautiful places we have ever visited. We spent 5 days there, camping under the stars & had tons of rain, with it being only April but even that didn’t dampen our spirits. It was a truly […]

The River Of Golden Dreams – A Summer Must In Whistler

Destination Addict - Kayaking down the River of Golden Dreams, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

River Of Golden Dreams Many don’t think of Whistler, one of the world’s top ski resorts as a summer destination but believe us when we say there is plenty there to do in the summer too. Starting with some paddling across Whistler’s 2nd largest lake, Alta & followed by a chilled out float along the […]

Flores, Guatemala to Chetumal, Mexico Border Crossing – Via Belize

Mayan ruins at Tikal - Flores, Guatemala to Chetumal, Mexico Border Crossing – Via Belize

We left the sleepy town of Flores in the early morning at 7:00 am to make the journey from Guatemala, through Belize & all the way to Mexico, 3 countries in one day was a first for both of us. We found it hard to find much information beforehand on bus services so were interested […]

Flores & Tikal – How To Visit Guatemala’s Top Mayan Ruins

Destination Addict - The jungle clad ruins of Tikal, Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Completely & utterly encompassed by their environment, the ruins of Tikal are a must on anyone’s Guatemala itinerary. We opted for a sunset tour of the ruins, a magical time to visit when the jungle around us was starting to sleep for the night & the resident howler monkeys were happily lulling around in the trees. […]

Why You Should Hike Volcan de Acatenango – Antigua, Guatemala

Destination Addict - The mighty Volcan de Acatenango, Antigua, Guatemala

Volcan de Acatenango was definitely the highlight of our Guatemala trip. Hiking up to a dormant volcano that is still peacefully puffing away to watch the sunrise, with views for miles was just completely magical. We came away from this hike feeling amazed, accomplished & exhausted but loved every second of it. Here’s more about […]

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