Hobbitenango – Exploring Magic Near Antigua, Guatemala

“It’s a dangerous business…going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to…(maybe even Hobbitenango?)” – JRR Tolkien After almost five weeks in Guatemala, I was still searching for the “magic”. And then one day I stepped out my […]

13 Cool Things to do in Antigua Guatemala

Six months ago I was curled up on a stranger’s couch in Bristol, England browsing through available house sits on Trusted Housesitters website. I spent a few weeks in Bristol, dog sitting a bouncy pooch named Ben while dreaming of future house sit possibilities. Antigua, Guatemala? Hmmm….looked intriguing so I contacted the owner. I also […]

Adventures in Morocco – Winging it Through Southern Morocco

Adventures in Morocco… I was sitting on the rocks on the edge of the Moroccan coastal city of Essaouira just waiting for the nightly show – another stunning sunset. The only thing missing from this blissful picture was an ice cold beer. But Morocco is a Muslim country and finding alcohol proved to be difficult […]