World Journeys Blog

Lofoten Islands

I have a real soft spot for far flung places – either very far north or very far south, so the Lofoten Islands had always been high on my list to visit. Sparsely populated, but rich in dramatic scenery, the roads of this wild and unusual outpost twist and turn to reveal gorgeous beaches, picturesque […]

Trekking Machu Picchu

Ancient ruins perched on impossibly steep mountainsides, shrouded in dense forest and cloud.  Machu Picchu is an enigma that captures our imaginations perhaps more than any other historical site in the world.  At the heart of the Incan empire, this ‘Lost City’ was mysteriously abandoned for centuries until the discovery of its remarkably preserved ruins […]