New Year in Hong Kong

Kat and I arrived in Hong Kong and found that the public transport is super easy. I paid 200$HK (£20) for an Octopus card, of which £15 was credit and the rest is a refundable deposit. The metro and lots of shops accept Octopus as payment so it's handy.Our bags had been delayed as we... Continue Reading →

Daytrip to Corregidor Island

My alarm went off at 5:35am but because of some inconsiderately loud alarms going off in the dorm at 5am, I was already awake! I took a Grab to the Ferry Port at 6am and saw a beautiful dawn. The ride cost 150 Pesos and was much more convenient than the public transport options. I... Continue Reading →

Tejo – the best game in the world

I couldn't love this game any more!! Los Amigos Tejo in Salento is where I first played, it usually costs around $3.000COP to play and you're expected to buy a beer (practically part of the rules!). The game itself is simple. Each player picks a lead weight which they then throw from an agreed distance... Continue Reading →

Buenos Aires for New Year

When I first dreamt up this trip all I knew was that I wanted to be in Buenos Aires to celebrate New Year, so our two week road trip of almost 3,000km ended here on the 30th. Today was our shortest drive day so we didn't rush at all. We found a place to exchange... Continue Reading →

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