I first went to Latin America when I was 18 and spent three months volunteering in Peru followed by two months backpacking around Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Like many, I got the travel bug and couldn’t wait for my next adventure.
After university, I embarked on my first solo trip around Asia and the Middle East spending eight months exploring new countries and cultures on a fascinating journey of discovery. Since then I have completed a cycling tour across Europe and have taken every opportunity possible to travel, visiting nearly 60 countries around the world. Of all the places I’ve visited, Latin America is my absolute top destination. The rich culture, diversity and incredible landscapes make it a captivating place.
Costa Rica and Cuba are two very special countries which made a big impression on me for numerous reasons and I cannot wait to help others plan their journeys there.
I'll never forget when…
The Osa Peninsula in southwest Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse places in the world and a fantastic location for any wildlife lover. It's my top recommendation for a visit to Costa Rica as it allows you to feel completely immersed in the life of the pristine rainforest. While sleeping in a tent-cabin right next to Corcovado National Park, I fell asleep listening to the sound of the Pacific Ocean crashing against the shoreline and woke up the following morning to howler monkeys and a vivid sunrise. It was the simplest of pleasures but one that made a great impression on me.