In my head, the audio guide to the Galapagos is David Attenborough. He is responsible for awakening my curiosity for this strange and unique place, inspiring our Galapagos adventure. Each time I saw a new creature, I could hear his slow, deliberate voice providing the commentary. Then I’d snap back to the thick Ecuadorian / […]
Top Highlights of Patagonia that can’t be missed on a trip to Argentina and Chile.
On an organic farm in the Sacred Valley, we enjoyed a special pachamanca lunch – a traditional Inca cooking method where food is cooked under the earth.
The Inca Trail is one of the most popular hiking routes in the world. Not exactly unique or off-the beaten track. What can I write that’s not already been been said by the thousands of travellers that came before me? Though we all take the same path, everyone’s journey and perspective is different, so here […]
As part of our recent four day trip to Chile, we did a day trip to Valparaiso, the beautiful and colourful city by the sea overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Part of a quick four-day getaway, I learned to ski in Chile, at El Colorado Ski Resort, just outside of Santiago.
After 7 months living in Lima, I finally try making ceviche with fresh ingredients from the market.
Continuing my exploration of Lima’s markets, Steven and I head to Lima’s Mercado Central in search of some good quality fish.
SO, I think I’m slightly obsessed with Peruvian textiles… Everywhere you go, the markets are adorned with the vibrant warm hues of traditional blankets, ponchos, and the famous chullo hats.
Wow. Where has six months gone? Here’s a bit of a personal update on La Vida Lima. Aside from the travelling, it’s been six months of adjusting to life on the other side of the world, and another language.