Day trip to Quéribus Cathar fortress, Languedoc, South of France

Check out my quick video highlights of Quéribus fortress in the Languedoc region of the South of France, site of the last stand of the Cathars in 1255:

September 13th, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Day trip to Quéribus Cathar fortress, Languedoc, South of France

Video – Highlights of Peruvian Amazon Jungle Tour

Check out my video highlights of our jungle tour - including the sights of Puerto Maldonado, various species of monkey, macaws, parrots, views from a canopy tower, a trip to an ox bow lake and piranha fishing!

October 14th, 2015|Categories: Amazon Jungle, Lifestyle, Peru (September 2015), Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Video – Highlights of Peruvian Amazon Jungle Tour

The Magnificent Machu Picchu

Booking Process When booking your trip to Machu Picchu, one of the first decisions you will make is whether to do the Inca Trail.  We chose not to, as we only had 2 weeks and many places to visit on our itinerary.  We decided to do the climb up Wayna Picchu (also spelt Huayna Picchu) as [...]

October 13th, 2015|Categories: Lifestyle, Peru (September 2015), Sacred Valley, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Magnificent Machu Picchu

Peru travel checklist… Things to do before you go

3-5 months before you travel We booked our flights in January this year (2015) for September. So quite a long time in advance, but I don't think flight costs really go down in recent years. The flight was approximately £550 each. With British Airways, with a connection at Madrid airport. But it actually turned out [...]

September 26th, 2015|Categories: Lifestyle, Peru (September 2015), Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Peru travel checklist… Things to do before you go

What to pack for your travels in Peru

Cereal bars/snacks (remove the cardboard packaging to save space). If you're camping watch out for pesky possums who will chew through your pack if they can smell  food! They are particularly fond of Jordans Frusili bars... Torch. Penknife. 2 baseball caps (these really helped with the sun glare). 2 pairs of walking trousers (1 pair [...]

September 25th, 2015|Categories: Lifestyle, Peru (September 2015), Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What to pack for your travels in Peru