The Americas

Surfing in Costa Rica: living the dream

Surfing in Costa Rica had been a long-held dream of mine. We signed up for a week-long surfing adventure in Tamarindo on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. So, did it live up to expectations?…

May 22, 2019
Texas BBQ food truck at Klyde Warren Park in downtown Dallas

Stopover: what to do in 48 hours in Dallas

As the ninth largest city in the US, Dallas is a major transport hub. So if you find yourself with some stopover time in this iconic southern town, here are a few ideas to make the most of your stay.…

March 22, 2019
Cycling is the best way to get around in colourful Key West. The island is flat and has dedicated bike lanes.

Why I fell in love with Key West

It took only a couple of days for me to fall in love with Key West. I arrived with low expectations so was ripe for the picking and easily seduced by the bohemian vibe of this tropical island. …

January 3, 2018