Rock in Rio 2017

Rock in Rio is one of South America’s most popular music festivals. Back in Rio de Janeiro, where it first began in 1985, this year is the be-all, end-all of music festivals. For the first time ever, rock legends The Who and Guns ‘n’ Roses will be joined by Lady Gaga, Maroon 5 and Justin Timberlake. […]

When and where to book a hostel in Havana

Booking a hostel in Havana is far more rewarding than staying in an identikit chain hotel. Providing travellers with a local understanding of the Cuban capital, “casas particulares” (private homes) are a cheap and friendly way to explore the city. Allowing guests an opportunity to mingle with locals, Havana has an abundance of casas particulares and booking […]