Arriving at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel was akin to arriving at an oasis in the desert! For starters, the altitude in Aguas Calientes is a lot lower than Cusco so even at high altitude, it was just that extra bit easier to walk around (and even sprint) without running out of breath! Then there’s … Continue Reading

Suffice to say, after the very long night’s sleep we had in Cusco, getting up at 5.30am to catch our train to Machu Picchu was pretty easy! We excitedly chucked our stuff into the suitcases (which we actually left at the hotel because; a.) We would be coming back to the hotel in a couple … Continue Reading

Arriving into Peru, we were the tired-est I’ve ever been on our travels! First off we started in Amsterdam, then carried on to London (transiting for a few hours in London), followed by a 12 hour flight to Lima (Peru) followed by an 8 hour overnight transit at the airport overnight, of which we planned to … Continue Reading

I’ve never sailed a boat before. I’ve been on a boat sailed by someone else, I’ve even gotten very very tipsy on many a boat but never gotten round to sailing it. When we got up on this very morning in Menorca, rain clouds standing guard and ready to pour open at any minute, it … Continue Reading

Mahon is the capital city of Menorca and it’s one of its prettiest! (Albeit, perhaps even more so in the sunshine). We visited late in the evening  when the skies had turned a bit grey (thankfully, we had sunshine in the afternoon for our boat ride) but the greys didn’t take away from the city’s charm … Continue Reading

After our big lunch down by the seaside, I was in no shape for any exercise whatsoever and so off we went on a more of a laidback jaunt around Menorca – this time on a boat, leaving from the port of Mahon (the capital city of Menorca). Now I realise, reading this title back … Continue Reading

After a busy lazy day in the Ciutadella (and have worked up quite the appetite), we headed over to Café Balear by the harbour, where we would be having dinner. Now Café Balear is one of the most popular restaurants in Menorca. Apparently, in the height of summer, it’s near impossible to get a table … Continue Reading

We arrived into Menorca from London late at night… due to which, I never actually got to see any of the island on the drive to our hotel and so, with very little expectations (or ideas of what to expected) we just went straight for dinner at our hotel (the brilliant Hotel Artiem Audax) and pretty … Continue Reading

On our very first visit to Nimes, there was one place I’d really wanted to see but considering how you’d need to have a car (or go on a bus journey which was rumoured to be over 1 hour long) and we’d showed up with no plans on getting a car, I’d just decided that … Continue Reading