Double Barrelled Travel
  • A holiday from my husband – Experiencing Piedra de Agua day spa in Banos, Ecuador

    “How do my nails look,” I ask Dave, holding them up for him to see. I’d just bought a purple nail polish and had spent the past hour giving myself a manicure. “Yeah, great,” he replies, not looking up from cricket website he was reading. I sigh and glare at him, willing him to look [...]

  • Our new logo reveal… from penis to perfection

    What a week! The past few days we’ve been busy both exploring the Cancun, Mexico area and attending TBEX, which is the biggest conference for travel bloggers in the world. It’s been exhausting but a lot of fun. We’ve been meeting like-minded people who share our passion for travel and completely understand the nomadic lifestyle [...]

  • Dinner and a drive in Trinidad, Cuba

    ‘You must not drink water after you eat the seafood,’ the Cubatur representative told us, tapping the table to emphasise the seriousness of her advice. ‘This is how people get sick from the seafood. You must drink only alcohol. Water will make the tummy upset. No water.’  This is how one of the strangest and [...]

  • Cartagena in pictures: A photo essay

    When we were in the Galapagos a few months ago, some new-found friends were showing us their holiday snaps. “And this was Cartagena,” Jen said, showing us a photo of a street featuring brightly coloured walls and flower pots housing purple flowers with tumbling vines. “Wow, I can’t believe that’s in Colombia,” I said. “It [...]

  • 4 vital moves before you quit your job to become a digital nomad

    I just had a classic day. I got up at 6am (ouch!) and did a workout on the rooftop terrace of my hostel in Cartagena, Colombia. As the sun rose and my sweat patches expanded I got an amazing view of the sun rise over the old Spanish fort that guards the city’s harbour. After [...]

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Dinner and a drive in Trinidad, Cuba  

Dinner and a drive in Trinidad, Cuba

‘You must not drink water after you eat the seafood,’ the Cubatur representative told us, tapping the table to emphasise the seriousness of her advice. ‘This is how people get sick from the seafood. You must drink only alcohol. Water will make the tummy upset. No water.’  This is how one of the strangest and [...]

Cartagena in pictures: A photo essay

Cartagena in pictures: A photo essay

When we were in the Galapagos a few months ago, some new-found friends were showing us their holiday snaps. “And this was Cartagena,” Jen said, showing us a photo of a street featuring brightly coloured walls and flower pots housing purple flowers with tumbling vines. “Wow, I can’t believe that’s in Colombia,” I said. “It [...]

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