Tales from a Bang Motel

This tale is regurgitated from a friend of mine here in Medellín. Now, I know what you're thinking: "a friend, yeah sure". But, this is absolutely a story from a pal who has asked to remain nameless (I don't care about that though, his name is Alex). I didn't know this before I arrived here,... Continue Reading →

My Sixth Month in South America

This weekend it’s my six month anniversary with South America. Sadly, my love affair with this continent is the closest thing I’ve got to a loving relationship right now, but it's cool 'cos BAE got me feelin’ gooooood. The last month of my trip has been hugely different to the five that came before it,... Continue Reading →

Tinder and Travelling

Going on a Tinder date whilst backpacking is the most stressful thing a human can do. I know they say that it’s actually more stressful to move house, have a baby or change jobs, but I’ve done two of those three things within the last year and I can confirm that they do not compare... Continue Reading →

My Fifth Month in South America

Hello. Did you have a nice Christmas? Happy New Year. What resolutions did you make? Ok, enough of that. Month five, woah! Not too shabby considering I only saved enough to travel for three months (living on bread and eggs really extends the budget, it turns out). When we last spoke I was in Lima... Continue Reading →

My Fourth Month in South America

Monthly blog number four. Am I boring you yet? Is anybody even reading this, or am I just being a massive delusional narcissist? Who cares, I’ve got nothing else to do today, so here goes. My fourth month began in La Paz, Bolivia: a place that I had been excited and nervous in equal parts... Continue Reading →

I Have a Confession to Make…

...my name is Sophie, and I DO NOT LIKE CLIMBING MOUNTAINS. Now, to you folks reading this at home, this might not seem like something that requires a confession. But friends, let me tell you, exclaiming this in South America is like confessing that you still wet yourself as an adult (and that’s only happened... Continue Reading →

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