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Inca to Inuit - Seattle
CITY BREAKS Memoir U.S.A

Stepping Into Seattle

My first few moments in a new city are spent comparing it to places I’ve been to before. It’s a bad habit that I seem to have developed over the course of the past ten months and to be…

Inca to Inuit - Vancouver
CANADA CITY BREAKS Memoir

Visiting Vancouver

After just under seven months weaving our way across and around the USA, it was time to temporarily say goodbye to America and embrace the behemoth land that is Canada. Neither of us had even thought about what we…

Inca to Inuit - Making friends in Chicago
CITY BREAKS Memoir U.S.A

Making Friends In Chicago

Those of our friends who had spent their gap years travelling had told us ahead of our trip that we would make many travelling buddies during our Inca to Inuit adventure. Arriving at our first hostel in Huanchaco, Peru…

Inca to Inuit - New York Central Park
CITY BREAKS U.S.A

Easter In New York City

Both Jake and I come from fairly traditional families each with our own quirky take on festive tradition. For Jake it’s a BBQ brunch in the woods on Christmas day, for me, it’s an Easter Sunday of competitive  egg…

Inca to Inuit - Nashville
CITY BREAKS U.S.A

Music City – Nashville, Tennessee

Having spent the past two weeks bed bound and on a liquid diet of chicken broth and water, it was time to get back out into the World and start exploring again. We left Memphis and headed for Nashville.…

Inca to Inuit - New Orleans
CITY BREAKS U.S.A

Beignets, Po Boys & Oysters In New Orleans

We had now been travelling around the USA for almost a month. The fair weather tent we had purchased for the odd camping adventure had now become our full-time home. In an effort to stem spending we toured from…

Inca to Inuit Rio
BRAZIL CITY BREAKS

How To Explore Rio In 48 Hours

We had planned to spend six days exploring the delights that Rio has to offer, however, one sickness bug and four days of bed rest left us with 48 hours to explore as much of the Rio tourist trail…

Inca to Inuit - Rio
BRAZIL CITY BREAKS

Rio Isn’t Ready – Looking Ahead To The Olympics

What better place to end our five-month South American adventure than in Rio de Janeiro. The home of sugared white sands, Sugarloaf mountain, samba, plastic surgery and the skimpiest of swimwear. After enduring our final South American bus journey…