Doing Niagara Falls on a Budget

Going to Niagara Falls from Toronto was something we had to do. Everybody that visits the Canadian city does it, but being backpackers, who are travelling the world for three years, we had… Continue reading

Vintage shopping at Kensington Market and making new friends in our new favourite city, Toronto

Toronto is most definitely a place for drinking, eating and… shopping. Most days we have explored Toronto’s fashion districts, and yesterday was no exception. Going back to Kensington Market on a lazy Sunday… Continue reading

Let’s go Blue Jays! Our Canadian baseball experience.

What a day! We started our day with a giant breakfast buffet, of course. Two pancakes, scrambled eggs and streaky bacon later and we were walking in the Toronto sunshine along Carlton Street.… Continue reading

A fishy experience, Poutine and a slice of home!

Our guesthouse may look glamorous from the outside (see yesterday’s blog entry), but we have the unfortunate condition of sharing a bathroom. It’s something you do when you are on a backpacking budget,… Continue reading

Goodbye Cali, Colombia. Hello Toronto, Canada!!

Slightly blurred vision, nausea and butterflies in the pit of the stomach – this was the reaction my body had to waking up at 2am this morning after just one hour of sleep.… Continue reading

Cali, Colombia: The ugly city with a passionate, beautiful side, San Antonio, San Cipriano and the Copa

We are leaving Colombia in less than two weeks and I am preparing for some serious excitement. The blog will be back and there will be plenty of photographs and articles about our… Continue reading

Climbing the to the Three Crosses and Deportivo Cali – we are tourists in Colombia

Yesterday we had a day off to explore the offerings of the Valle de Calca, Cali! We started our morning super early to climb one of the mountains in the west of the… Continue reading

Being British in South America: a hidden expat treasure

When I first travelled to South America in 2013, I had BRIGHT BLONDE hair, I mean seriously bright. Check out the pics: We travelled to the north coast of Colombia – exploring regions… Continue reading

One month in Colombia – the twists and turns

We have been in Colombia for one month now, and it’s flown by. Everyday has been different. Our band, Charlotte’s Road Band, plays regularly and we are working as a freelancers. We used… Continue reading

Being musicians in Cali, Colombia

When we first arrived in Cali, the first thing we noticed was the heat. It’s quite possibly the hottest place I have ever been, and certainly the hottest place I have ever lived.… Continue reading