The Routeburn Track is one of New Zealand’s nine Great Walks – outlined hiking routes famous for their epic scenery. In November, three intrepid friends and I conquered it.
My latest book, Petrified City, comes out tomorrow. It was inspired by a cemetery I explored ten years ago while visiting friends in London. We had a spare, dreary afternoon and my friend Ryan suggested we go on a tour of Highgate. A cemetery tour sounded just gothic enough to […]
Last year, my mum and I hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Herein follows my account of the trek, with a ton of photos and some tips for future Incan trekkers.
In the Amazon I saw a tarantula, fire ants, monkeys and so many brightly-coloured birds. I also ate a lot of strange food and met a 400-year-old tree. Read on to find out more:
In the third instalment about my recent South American trip, I stay the night with a local family on Lake Titicaca, visit Incan ruins, and learn what a hangover feels like at 4000m above sea level.