Think the Isle of Man has no more secret wonders up its sleeve? Think again! Ellan Vannin, the Manx name, offers much more than meets the eye when it comes to a colourful culture and […]
A Roller-coaster of Adventure: from soaring highs to rock-bottom lows
What an incredible year of adventures – WOO-WEE! Terry and I kicked off 2018 with soaring in a helicopter over the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, to climbing the Andes in Peru. You can read about […]
Buenas noches Peru!
Whistles as sharp as a soprano direct vehicles that dart from treacherously narrow cobblestone roads. There’s screeching of breaks and hammering of horns, but our driver from Sam Travel Peru is undeterred. After all, it’s […]
How we outsmarted the crowds and conquered Machu Picchu
The air seemed fresher and cooler this morning as the wake-up call came just after 4 a.m., but I felt a liveliness like never before at this time. It’s still dark when we look at […]
Hiking past the most isolated indigenous communities in Peru
Children flash shimmering snow-capped teeth upon our arrival and come running to see what we bring. It’s one of the most isolated indigenous communities in Peru, which only sees a trickle of tourists pass through its […]
Capital of the Inca Empire
It’s been my childhood dream since I was 12 and I’m finally here, Peru. The feeling is surreal. There’s hustle and bustle as Terry and I clamour outside the airport with our luggage and into […]
Travel has filled my life with stories, while opening my eyes, mind, and heart.
Best mountain views you will ever see. Period.
Somewhere down in the valley below there’s a bustling town with themed restaurants, boutiques, souvenir shops, museums and chateau-style hotels, with a population of more than 7,800. But from my newfound advantage, none of this […]