Ecuador

My Guide to Montanita, Ecuador

Looking at heading to Montanita in Ecuador? Here's my guide to this awesome surf town - including where to stay, places to eat and how to get there!

Kicking Off 2014…Hello South America!

With all the xmas festivities out the way and fresh off the slopes of the Swiss Alps I’m craving 2 things - sun and surf. Luckily on Sunday I’ll be...

The Hot Springs of Papallacta, Ecuador

Papallacta, Ecuador - a town synonymous for relaxation, hot springs and pampering. Even the backpacker, especially the backpacker, needs the occasi...

Adios South America

By the time you read this post I should be safely nestled back in my own double bed, probably freezing my arse off in Devon, England. Yup - my Sout...

Why Travel Sucks…

Over the last week or so I’ve decided that there is one element of backpacking that I’m beginning to truly despise. But it’s something that’s so fu...

Mancora – Montanitas Peruvian Cousin?

Having finally left the beauty, surf and party scene that was my home in Montanita, Ecuador for the past 3 months it was going to be tough to find som...

My Top 10 Galapagasms

Me and my travel buddies from my recent trip to the Galapagos adopted a phrase to describe the highlights of our experience there - they were refe...

Backpacking South America Barefoot

Over the last 3 months of my travels there’s been one thing missing from my attire and indeed my backpacking kit as a whole - shoes, flip flops, in fa...
3.3Not The Best

The Valkiria – My Galapagos Tour Review

Booking a trip to the Galapagos is a huge investment, and something I was very dubious about doing - eventually I bit the bullet and headed to islands...

Trying (and Failing) to Learn Spanish!

The last 3 months have been dominated by surfing for me. It’s been my work, my play and the core of my backpacking experience here in Montanita, Ecuad...