Namibia is the second-least-densely populated country in the world, It has a population of 2.58m million across an area of 824,000 square km, meaning there is on average 3 persons for every square km. Compare this to the United Kingdom that has 281 people per square km. It was this sparsity and desolation, along with Namibia’s wildlife that incentivised me and Vanessa to travel there … Continue reading Namibia


Xochimilco (So-Chi-Mil-Co) is a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site Xochimilco 20km south of Mexico City. A network of canals and man-made islands these Chinampas were created by the pre-Hispanic peoples of the region around 1,000 year ago as a way to increase agricultural production. Variously translated from the Aztec’s Nahuatl language as “garden of flowers” or “place where flowers grow”. These days one of the … Continue reading Xochimilco