Author Archives: George

We’re back with a big one …

2012-2013 have been mostly about Portugal trips and our wedding. The great thing above and beyond the wedding is that it is often if not always followed sometime and somehow by a trip, the honeymoon. For ours we are lucky … Continue reading

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Off to Portugal

And we’re off to the beautiful national park up in the very north of Portugal, called Penedas Gerês. This pretty piece of planet earth is original/ancient European nature and just gorgeous. We’ll post pics when we arrive.

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A new corner for gear

Call it passion, call it obsession, call it whatever you like, there’s nothing wrong with a healthy fascination with outdoor gear. Now Diana likes her gear as much as the next gal (perhaps because I spend my good time researching … Continue reading

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Change of plans

Sadly our attempt to book a trip to Tanzania fell flat. The company we chose were one person short of a full group. Now instead of venturing far away from home for our annual adventure holiday we decided on one … Continue reading

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PG16 – “Cheap Flights” – The hidden costs in 50p flights.

PG16 – “Cheap Flights” – A very entertaining video about the hidden costs in lowest cost airfares with flights for 50 pence. We should be frugal in our travel planning and budgeting but those who have tried a lowest cost … Continue reading

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As often as possible, go someplace you’ve never been before.

H.H. Dalai Lama

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Tambopata Rainforest Experience at Heath River Wildlife Center and Sandoval Lake booked

After tons and tons of research we finally narrowed the available options of rainforest operators down and booked with Inka Natura. So far the interaction with them has been perfect. All positive reviews about them inspired confidence and we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Vaccinations Done

Given that we will spend a week in the rainforest (Peru/Bolivia) and a week on the trail in Peru we were advised by our local medical centre to get a good helping of jabs and of course Malaria tablets. Hep … Continue reading

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Flights Booked to Peru

Thanks to the great Anna at “Corporate Traveller” we now have our tickets to Peru booked for about £200 less in total than if we had booked directly with Iberia. Thanks to Anna’s help the booking was hassle-free for us … Continue reading

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Inca Trail Permits Secured

Success! We managed to get permits for the Inca Trail through local tour operator Andean Life Peru. Now on to book our flights. When making arrangements to hike the Inca Trail it is best to book as early as possible. … Continue reading

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