Is it worth visiting Quito?

Is it worth visiting Quito?

Quito, the capital of Ecuador, was the start and end point of our trip to the Galapagos Islands. Since we were travelling all the way to South America, it made sense to add on a couple of extra days to explore one of the highest capital cities in the world. This is...
A trip to the Galapagos Islands

A trip to the Galapagos Islands

I can’t remember who first said, “Let’s go on a trip to the Galapagos Islands!” Our ski buddies from the US were visiting us in the UK, the wine was flowing and the wanderlust took hold. I do recall us all agreeing that we did not want to go on a cruise, the usual way...
Rainbow Mountain Hike

Rainbow Mountain Hike

Someone asked me recently what was the best thing we did in Peru. Without a doubt, this was the hike to Rainbow Mountain. Machu Picchu takes some beating, a trek over the Salkantay is fabulous, exploring the Sacred Valley is a must and Lake Titicaca is wonderful, but...