The 3 Essentials of La Mercé – Barcelona Festival

Although the summer season is slowly coming to an end, the month of September is an excellent month to rent apartments in Barcelona because this is when the most important festival in the city will take place in honor of the city’s patron: La Mercé. The actual holiday is September 24th which is when the[…]

Panajachel – Where the Mayan Culture Still Thrives

Located in the Guatemalan highlands, Panajachel, or Pana, is a town full of interesting sights, smells and sounds. Easily reached via a three hour minibus ride from Antigua or Guatemala City, Pana, provides incredible views of three volcanoes and Lake Atitlan. The volcanoes, San Pedro, Toliman, and Atitlan provide an extraordinary setting for this little[…]

Travel Tips for Staying in London

When backpacking through the UK, London is one of the main stopping points for most travellers; there’s so much to see and do in terms of art, historical sites, festivals, shopping etc. If you’re on a budget like most backpackers, it’s best to decide what part of London you plan on staying in ahead of[…]

Risk Taking on Holiday – The crazy stuff we do on holiday that we wouldn’t do at home

Going on holiday offers us the opportunity to get rid of the shackles of everyday rules and routine, but what kind of things do people tend to relax about when they leave it all behind? Some silly, some not so silly: if you’re thinking of embarking on an overseas adventure, think of this as a[…]