Author archive: Katie Uniacke

How Accurate are Airport Luggage Scales?
In this age of budget travel, it can seem like every airline is out to get as much extra money out of you as physically possible. Whether it’s takin...
Katie Uniacke
Journey into the Jungle: San Ignacio, Belize
Belize is a fascinating, multi-layered land of contrasts that it’s pretty hard not to fall for. This ex-British colony is sandwiched between Guatema...
Katie Uniacke
19 Ways to Enjoy, Not Just Survive, A Long Fligh...
I wouldn’t mind betting that when you read that title, you raised your eyebrows just a touch. Enjoy? A long haul flight? Yeah, right. In recent year...
Katie Uniacke
A Weekend in Edinburgh
I was very ashamed of myself up until last week. I’d been to the other side of the world multiple times, but I’d never yet made it to England’s ...
Katie Uniacke
Everything You Need to Know About Palenque
Spending nine months in Mexico and doing spots of travelling here and there, I often met travellers who had been to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, or ha...
Katie Uniacke
Beyond the Backpack: Choosing the Right Travel P...
So, you’re off on a big trip, and you’re starting to get excited. You’ve probably got your main backpack or suitcase sorted, but have you though...
Katie Uniacke
A Guide to Lanquin and Semuc Champey
Lanquin and the pools of Semuc Champey are, these days, very firmly on the classic gringo trail through Guatemala. Backpackers exploring this huge, tr...
Katie Uniacke
Surfer’s Paradise: Sayulita
If I had to choose my favourite spot in Mexico, it would be a close-run thing between Isla Holbox, off the Caribbean coast, and Sayulita, a multicolou...
Katie Uniacke
Isla Holbox: A Slice of Mexican Paradise
To the north of the Yucatan Peninsula, 2-3 hours from the hub of Cancun depending on how much you’re prepared to part with for the bus journey, lies...
Katie Uniacke
The ‘Craic’: A Weekend in Dublin
Dublin really is all it’s ‘craic’-ked up to be. See what I did there? In case you haven’t heard the term craic before, there’s no direct tra...
Katie Uniacke
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