Taking Flight and Gastronomical Delights, Lima

Home to the world’s best ceviche and Japanese-Peruvian fusion food, the Peruvian capital boats three of the world’s top 50 restaurants. But despite its gastronomical delights and a certain charm, Lima and its… Continue reading

El Niño: Peru prepares for devastating rain

I headed back to Trujillo to report for ABC News about the El Niño. If you are travelling to the north coast, expect rain and plenty of it. ABC News: El Nino: Separated… Continue reading

Falling in Love in Colombia, Top 10 things to do

Falling in love with Colombia is easy. Leaving is near impossible. The people are welcoming, great swathes of the environment remains untouched and the culture and dance prove intoxicating. It won’t be long… Continue reading

In the steps of Incas in Machu Picchu and Cusco

Cusco is famous for being the gateway to Machu Picchu but this colonial town offers so much more. This was my third time in Cusco and I came back to hike the Ausangate… Continue reading

World’s highest glaciers may disappear within 40 years

I have returned to Huaraz, north of Lima, to report for ABC News, writing about Peru’s disappearing glaciers. This is one place not to delay visiting. ABC News: It’s the world’s highest tropical… Continue reading

The wow factor, Huascarán National Park, Huaraz

A glacier on every mountain top, turquoise lakes and beautiful rivers define this region and it seems unbelievable that anyone could visit Peru without coming here. Like most travellers, the first two times… Continue reading

Volcanoes, Canyons and Lakes, Quilotoa and Cotopaxi

Standing on the edge of an aqua-coloured crater lake or a freezing glacier sheet can make the heart skip a beat – especially if you have just hiked up a mountain to 5000m.… Continue reading

Top Travel Apps and Websites

When travelling some brilliant apps and websites can help make life much easier. Here are my Top 6 Travel Apps and Websites. hostelworld.com (and App) A bible for travellers, this ensures your can… Continue reading

7 ways to most likely die when travelling

Did your families shake with trepidation when you announced you were going travelling abroad? Was your mum convinced you were going to be abducted, murdered, arrested or worse? By and large, my travelling… Continue reading