This section does not aspire to be a comprehensive guidebook, but rather, a collection of useful hints and tips which I hope will encourage you to pick up your backpack and travel.
There are many reports in the media which contain dire warnings about the dangers and hazards which are lurking out there for every traveller, but if you insert a simple unwary into that sentence things immediately become less scary. The dangers are greater for every unwary traveller – but with a little bit of common sense and some advance planning you can set out with more confidence.
Whilst more robust content is being prepared, click on the following links to read previous blog entries which offer an insight into various aspects of travel
Crossing the border between Ecuador and Colombia