One Night In Quito, Ecuador

We rolled in at dusk, which is exactly the wrong time to be arriving into Quito. I skimmed over the pages in my Lonely Planet once more and confirmed that the onward public transport from the main Quito bus terminal to the El Giron area was considered too dangerous at night. We opted for a... Continue Reading →

The Age Of Travel

Perhaps you've just finished college and you've decided to take a year out. Maybe you've just finished University and now is your ideal opportunity to head out and see the world, before settling into a serious career. It's time to learn something about the world, right? Well, maybe... Whatever the reasons, swathes of people choose... Continue Reading →

Deep Travel

Deep Travel - It's a funny term and generally speaking, I always think when something people do, gets its own definition, that it must be a bit of a fad. As I need a concise term, to allow me to communicate with you clearly though, I'm going to use 'Deep Travel'. Please bear with me.... Continue Reading →

Bolivia Was The Closest I’ve Come To Death

This was the first Loki hostel I’d stayed at and I’d chosen it specifically, as I was in the mood to party. The Lonely Planet I had described it as ‘not for the faint hearted’ and I took this as a glowing endorsement.

How altitude and a near death experience can change you.

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