Hiking in Bariloche

Hiking in Bariloche

Travelling for months is (unsurprisingly) so different to short holidays. Something that might have been extraordinary becomes part of everyday life quite quickly. I don’t want to forget the magnitude of what we’re doing too often, so I like to do this thing. I’ll be...
The Amazon Jungle

The Amazon Jungle

When we were in the dreaming stages of our sabbatical, Joe set up a spreadsheet so we could start mapping out the places we wanted to visit during our six-month window and how much time we wanted to spend at each location. He included a formula which added up the...
The train from Kandy to Ella

The train from Kandy to Ella

The train journey from Kandy to Ella is famous for being one of the most scenic train rides in the world and is, understandably, one of the most popular things to do in Sri Lanka. It’s also one of the most affordable ways to travel, making it popular with locals too....
Milos: sea cliffs, sunsets and snorkels

Milos: sea cliffs, sunsets and snorkels

While the first destination of our sabbatical was Athens, where we spent two days in the beautiful chaos of frank, friendly locals and sunburnt tourists decked out in gold olive branch Alice bands, for me, it felt like it truly began on Milos. We stayed at a peaceful...
Diving Silfra

Diving Silfra

The truth is that, had I not been dating someone who really loved diving, and if I hadn’t liked him quite as much as I did (still do, luckily), I probably wouldn’t ever have gone diving. I love going on adventures and trying new things, but, as much as I hate to admit...