Peru (April 2017)

At first, I was planning to enter Peru through Ecuador, travel along the coast and head towards the mountains. However, as I learnt from my travels nothing really works as planned when you are backpacking! You need to be flexible. I was so fond of Colombia that I decided to stay there a little bit…

Colombia (Apr 2017)

Colombians were named the happiest nation in the world in 2013 and I was really curious why. First, I thought because there are so many happy-go-lucky chemicals flowing around. And to be honest, a lot of people do smoke pot there but as I discovered it myself the key to happiness comes from somewhere else.…

Guatemala (Feb 2017)

Next stop on my travels was a country of volcanoes, mountains, beaches, vast rainforests and ancient Mayan sites. I didn’t make it to the shore but I am sure it is equally beautiful to the rest of the country. My first day in Guatemala welcomed me with torrential rain but I didn’t let it ruin…

Belize (Feb 2017)

After making my plans to visit Mexico I had quite a few days unaccounted for. I decided to go on an organised trip with Intrepid as they offer the true local experience. They try to be sustainable and use the public transport rather than a private one, they organise evenings and nights with local families…

Mexico (Jan 2017)

My trip to Mexico was a very random choice and I literally booked it three weeks before. It was exactly on the 27th of December – a very important day in my calendar because it’s my birthday. I spent the whole day travelling to work in Sweden getting messages from everyone wishing me a wonderful…