Prague is a captivating city.
Renowned for its alluring gothic architecture, heartwarming food, elaborate Christmas Markets and some of the cheapest beer in Europe, Prague is the perfect place to visit for a cheap city getaway.
When most people think of Ecuador, they think of the Galapagos Islands (and maybe that 90s club classic by Sash). But, let’s not forget about the rest of this captivating country!
Yes, the Galapagos Islands are a great reason to visit Ecuador however, there is also SO much more on offer in this country. Sacred snow peaked volcanoes, opalescent blue lagoons and intriguing indigenous communities, are just a few of the things that this tiny country boasts.
You may recognise the name of the town ‘Masaya’ from the turmoil, which hit the Central American country of Nicaragua in April this year.
From January to April, I lived in Masaya working for the charity Raleigh International as their Communications Officer. On 19th April, as we were going about our usual manic day-to-day lives at the Raleigh office, riots broke out in Masaya and the capital, Managua, due to policy changes made by the government.
Horse riding in Salento was a last-minute plan.
We had originally organised to do a two-night/three-day trek from Salento however, after much consideration, we decided that we were in no way fit enough to survive said trek and opted for another form of adventure where we wouldn’t be doing the leg work…
I’d heard a lot about Bocas del Toro in Panama on the Central American gringo grapevine.
Stories of quiet islands engulfed by still, crystalline turquoise waters. Untouched lush jungle and tangled mangroves sprouting from the silky Caribbean ocean. Colourful coral and starfish as intriguing and tranquil as the sloths in the trees above.
As I lulled in a pristine infinity pool with a rum spiked fresh fruit smoothie in hand overlooking a family of howler monkeys dancing from branch to branch along a canopy of jungle, I felt like I’d reached the peak of hollibobs relaxation.
Welcome to Driftwood Glamping and Boutique Hotel…