Double Barrelled Travel
  • Exploring North Seymour Island in the Galapagos

    Our trip to the Galapagos was one of the best we’ve ever been on and one of our favourite parts of the adventure was visiting North Seymour Island, which is where you can find most of the famous birds of the Galapagos. Hiking around North Seymour Island A short ride on a ‘panga’ (dingy boat) [...]

  • Review: Seaman Journey catamaran in the Galapagos

    The rich have an awesome lifestyle. How do I know? Because I just spent four days on the Seaman Journey, a luxurious catamaran in the Galapagos, having my daily schedule sorted by the crew and being feed a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner without even having to ask. (Yet, believe me, we’re not rich!) There’s [...]

  • An insight into the recent conflict in Kyiv, Ukraine

    With the turmoil going on in Ukraine, we were lucky enough to receive this guest post from Maria Kruk, a local who lives there. It provides a real insight into what it’s like to live in a country in conflict and how quickly historical sites from another age can become the scene of contemporary history.  It is no [...]

  • Photo essay: Isla del Sol Bolivia

    When we visited Copacabana in Bolivia, not far from Isla del Sol, we were pleasantly surprised. With its sweeping bay overlooking Lake Titicaca and the mountains surrounding the town (which you can hike to the top of for stunning vistas) it was easy to see why the town is popular with Bolivians for holidays. Bolivians [...]

  • Discovering the forgotten Tiwanaku culture in Bolivia

    Everyone has heard of the Incas but hardly anyone knows the pre-Incan Tiwanaku culture, which is kind of surprising considering it was the longest-running civilisation in South America. The Tiwanakus were around from AD300 to AD1000 and their most important site – or capital of their empire – can be found in Western Bolivia, not [...]

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Exploring North Seymour Island in the Galapagos  

Exploring North Seymour Island in the Galapagos

Our trip to the Galapagos was one of the best we’ve ever been on and one of our favourite parts of the adventure was visiting North Seymour Island, which is where you can find most of the famous birds of the Galapagos. Hiking around North Seymour Island A short ride on a ‘panga’ (dingy boat) [...]

Review: Seaman Journey catamaran in the Galapagos  

Review: Seaman Journey catamaran in the Galapagos

The rich have an awesome lifestyle. How do I know? Because I just spent four days on the Seaman Journey, a luxurious catamaran in the Galapagos, having my daily schedule sorted by the crew and being feed a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner without even having to ask. (Yet, believe me, we’re not rich!) There’s [...]

An insight into the recent conflict in Kyiv, Ukraine

An insight into the recent conflict in Kyiv, Ukraine

With the turmoil going on in Ukraine, we were lucky enough to receive this guest post from Maria Kruk, a local who lives there. It provides a real insight into what it’s like to live in a country in conflict and how quickly historical sites from another age can become the scene of contemporary history.  It is no [...]

Photo essay: Isla del Sol Bolivia

Photo essay: Isla del Sol Bolivia

When we visited Copacabana in Bolivia, not far from Isla del Sol, we were pleasantly surprised. With its sweeping bay overlooking Lake Titicaca and the mountains surrounding the town (which you can hike to the top of for stunning vistas) it was easy to see why the town is popular with Bolivians for holidays. Bolivians [...]

Discovering the forgotten Tiwanaku culture in Bolivia

Discovering the forgotten Tiwanaku culture in Bolivia

Everyone has heard of the Incas but hardly anyone knows the pre-Incan Tiwanaku culture, which is kind of surprising considering it was the longest-running civilisation in South America. The Tiwanakus were around from AD300 to AD1000 and their most important site – or capital of their empire – can be found in Western Bolivia, not [...]

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