Air Traffic Controller – The Perfect Poker Player
Aug14

Air Traffic Controller – The Perfect Poker Player

Have you ever wondered what the type of skills are required to be a great poker player? See this fantastic infographic from Poker Stars on how Air Traffic Controllers have the skills and abilities to be natural born poker players. . All the credit for...

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Brazil World Cup
Aug12

Brazil World Cup

For 2 years I have known that I was planning to go to the football world cup in Brazil this summer and therefore purchased tickets for several of the games before hand. My original plan was to travel around Brazil over the 4 weeks but due to business commitments I was only able to visit Sao Paulo and the fantastic yet overhyped Rio de Janeiro. During the World Cup Brazil went crazy for everything football and especially for the...

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The Road to Brazil – Colombia Qualify
Feb21

The Road to Brazil – Colombia Qualify

Colombia have qualified for the World Cup for the first time in 16 years and you can only imagine the happiness this has brought this amazing country. As with all things Colombia did this the hard way after sensationally being 3-0 down in the match against Chile to come back to draw the game 3-3 and book themselves on the plane to Brasil. The “Cafeteros” as they are known are currently ranked 5th best team in the world and therefore...

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5 Unmissable Places to Visit in Latin America
Feb16

5 Unmissable Places to Visit in Latin America

Latin America stretches from as Far North as Mexico to as South as the furthest point of Argentina. Latin America has some of the most spectacular landmarks and sites in the world and in this post I aim to identify and describe the top 5 unmissable places that everyone should visit if they have the chance. In no particular order: 1. Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru Truly an amazing place that has recently been voted as one of the wonders of...

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Beautiful Cartagena Colombia
Feb08

Beautiful Cartagena Colombia

Just before Christmas we decided that we would go for vacations to end 2013 on a high. As we were living in Bogota, we wanted to visit a place with sun and attractions. We normally visit Melgar which is only 3 hours driving from Bogota but which has an amazing climate and some fantastic hotels all of which with many things to do. The next on the shortlist was the beautiful island of San Andres which is 3 hour flight from Bogota and is...

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My World Cup Ticket Experience
Jan09

My World Cup Ticket Experience

I don’t normally write about non travel or non event type posts but I feel that I should write about this experience just because I feel it may help someone in the future. As you will have seen by my other posts next year is the world cup in Brazil, with this being the most anticipated world cup since Germany or even before the demand for tickets is obviously at an all time high. As I knew I would be travelling to this event as...

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