Caucuses

Arriving in Kutaisi’s new airport was the beginning of our Caucasian journey. Approximately 100% of the people I’d told about my holiday with my sister were perplexed and couldn’t have told you where on earth Kutaisi was. To be honest, it’s not quite Barcelona or St Petersburg as far as second cities go, with a …

Vietnam

There is a certain mystique to Vietnam that paints your experience in near sepia. Tradition and heritage course through the streets and the landscapes remain beautifully untouched from mountainous north to the pristine beaches in the south. Vietnam’s astounding scenery is without a doubt one of its principal attractions, and the narrow shape of the …

Roraima

In a peaceful corner of Venezuela lies a range of sleeping giants, known as tepuis. Roraima is the most impressive, and one of the more accessible of the tepuis. Its lunar-like plateau spans the Guyanese and Brazilian borders, and lends to breathtaking views of which photos cannot quite do justice. The trek The journey begins in …

Venezuela

Straddling all kinds of terrain, this spectacular country has some of the world's most impressive scenery. Whilst admittedly politically and economically unstable, Venezuela can be extraordinarily cheap. If sensibly approached, it can be a thoroughly rewarding and unforgettable experience. If you happen to follow global affairs even loosely, you are likely to be aware that …

Colombia

A country of extraordinary diversity perched at the gateway between Central and South America promises to entrance you with its natural beauty and its people’s charm. From the sticky Caribbean coast in the north, to the cooler coffee growing regions in the centre, to the Andean chain that bisects the country and continues down through …

Peru

A mystical air flows through Peru, evoking a manner of sensations resembling awe at every turn. History seeps through the masonry of buildings everywhere you look and the landscapes can be nothing short of stunning. Peru is infused with Andean charm and spectacle, the vast range passing through the entire country from the northwest to …

Snow Leopard

Hidden away in the vast Himalayan peaks, the graceful and ephemeral snow leopard can be found stalking the icy cliffs and caves. A solitary and stealthy cat, few people have sighted one in its natural habit, and fewer still for more than just a fleeting glance. The snow leopard has a mystical aura, owing to …