Off the Beaten Track

In Search of the Quetzal Bird in Biotopo del Quetzal | Guatemala
In Search of the Quetzal Bird in Biotopo del Quetzal | Guatemala

In Search of the Quetzal Bird in Biotopo del Quetzal | Guatemala

After exploring Antigua in Guatemala, our next destination was to be Semuc Champey. We soon discovered the journey between the two isn’t straight forward. The most popular way of getting from Antigua to Semuc Champey is by tourist shuttle, however,…

How to Book El Chepe Train Tickets for the Copper Canyon | Mexico
How to Book El Chepe Train Tickets for the Copper Canyon | Mexico

How to Book El Chepe Train Tickets for the Copper Canyon | Mexico

If you’re here it’s likely that you’ve already researched or read about Copper Canyon or Barrancas del Cobre; a series of six canyons in Northwestern Mexico. You’ve also probably decided you want to take one of the worlds greatest train journeys…

Getting Off the Beaten Track at Peung Tanon Standing Stones | Cambodia
Getting Off the Beaten Track at Peung Tanon Standing Stones | Cambodia

Getting Off the Beaten Track at Peung Tanon Standing Stones | Cambodia

Located about 70 km to the North of Siem Reap city, at the top of a cluster of hills is Peung Tanon or Standing Stones as they’re otherwise known. It’s a stunning, natural geological wonder consisting of a series of…

Getting Off The Beaten Track in Kratie | Cambodia
Getting Off The Beaten Track in Kratie | Cambodia

Getting Off The Beaten Track in Kratie | Cambodia

The small, sleepy town of Kratie, Cambodia (pronounced Kra-cheh) is located on the River Mekong in northeastern Cambodia. Like Kampong Cham this is another off the beaten track riverside town that seldom makes it onto Cambodia travel itineraries. Despite having…

Getting Off the Beaten Track in Kampong Cham | Cambodia
Getting Off the Beaten Track in Kampong Cham | Cambodia

Getting Off the Beaten Track in Kampong Cham | Cambodia

Situated on the River Mekong in eastern Cambodia is the quaint, sleepy riverside town of Kampong Cham. This charming laid-back off the beaten track town rarely makes it onto Cambodia travel itineraries and if it does it’s often just to…