The trip in numbers

Update: talk about being lucky. Avianca just cancelled thousands of flights in South America. We had flights with them a couple of weeks ago and luckily I had read that south american airlines are not reliable so I booked the last few flights of the trip with national flag carriers Continue Reading


In the 80s when you mentioned you were Irish when you were abroad, people usually asked what was it like living in a war zone. Assumptions were made and perceptions were created in peoples minds. We googled Rio and assumptions were made and we had perceptions in our minds about Continue Reading


We arrived in Iguasu after a 90 minute flight and got a cab to the hotel. Although cheap it was actually nice, complete with a nice pool and good WiFi and good Aircon. We wandered around the town in the heat and found a bar/restaurant that was showing the city Continue Reading