• Latin America
  • My Coolest Border Crossing: Panama

    Panama Border Crossing

    Border crossings usually aren’t very much fun. They’re generally stern places, home to queues and bureaucracy. And tedious! I just want to get that passport stamp and get excited about venturing into the next new country. They’re even less fun in Central America, with unclear procedures, varying “taxs/visa costs” and often people trying to scam […]

  • Latin America
  • Taking the Bar Home in Roatan

    The Honduran island of Roatan lies off the country’s coast in the Caribbean Sea and was one of many fun places I visited on my tour through Central America. As can be expected for a Caribbean island, the fun revolves around beaches and rum, which is always good. We stayed in a quiet part of […]

  • Latin America
  • Off Track on Isla del Sol

    One of the big sights when visiting Peru and Bolivia is Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. One of the true highlights of visiting this region is Isla del Sol, a beautiful and rugged island home to great hiking and historical Incan remains. Due to its terrain and remote nature, there are […]

  • Europe
  • Getting a Haircut in Podgorica, Montenegro

    I’ve come to notice that when you have been travelling continually for a while, there are some experiences you encounter that you simply wouldn’t face on regular length trips. By the virtue of them being long trips, things come up and you’re unable to just wait them out until you get home again. One of […]