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 […]

Antigua, Guatemala – Our Top Picks

Destination Addict - Volcanoes & colonial architecture in Antigua, Guatemala

The charming old town of Antigua, Guatemala with its colonial style buildings & cobbled streets is like something straight out of a story book. There is not a building more than 2 stories high & everywhere you look there is colour & culture. A UNESCO world heritage site, beautifully restored to live up to its […]

Facing Fears – Zip Trekking in Whistler

Zip Trekking in Whistler - Flying like an eagle on Ziptrek Ecotours Eagle Tour, British Columbia, Canada

Ever since I can remember I have had a fear of heights with bridges always being the most difficult for me, I’m not really too sure why but I have just never had complete trust in them. I grew up in Bristol in the UK, which is famous for its suspension bridge, as a child […]

Mystical Lake Atitlan – Our Top Things To Do In San Pedro La Laguna

Things to do in San Pedro La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

A visit to the magical Lake Atitlan is a must when in Guatemala, we chose the village of San Pedro La Laguna to stay at whilst we were there opting to stay out of town a little, for a quieter more relaxed vibe. Sitting right at the foot of the Volcan de San Pedro the […]

Our Top 5 Inspiring TED Talks About Travel

You may have come across inspiring TED talks about travel before now, either by watching yourself or hearing people talk about the captivating, motivating and inspiring videos on subjects from education, to science, to creativity, all delivered by some of the most influential people in their fields. We are massive lovers of TED Talks and […]

Lake Atitlan Hiking – The Indian Nose After Sunrise

Indian Nose hike, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

It all started with a drunken conversation amongst 8 of us in a hostel bar overlooking the magical Lake Atitlan, we’re not sure if it was the happy hour beers or the beautiful scenery that had gone to our heads but we agreed that we would all wake up the next morning, at the crack […]

50 Reasons To Visit Cuba – In Pictures

50 Reasons to Visit Cuba - In Pictures

Cuba, the land where time has stood still! Travel with us through our pictures so we can show you why we feel you should visit Cuba and discover this beautiful island nation. Note from the author: This article has been written by me from my travel experience. I may recommend & provide links to products & […]

Cost Guide – What We Spent Backpacking In Cuba

Backpacking In Cuba - What We Spent - Cost Guide

Cuba is certainly not the least expensive country we have travelled to, whilst some things there cost next to nothing, others are a little overpriced for what you get & can add up. That being said it is still a budget travel destination & with some careful planning you can certainly manage backpacking in Cuba […]

Maps.Me – Why It’s Our Favourite Travel App

Destination Addict - Hiking the High Note Trail in Whistler, BC, Canada

If you’ve read our previous posts you may have gathered by now that we bang on a bit about a little app called MAPS.ME! MAPS.ME this & MAPS.ME that! We use it a lot, we think it’s awesome & we just wanted to let you all know why!…… Note from the author: This article has been […]

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