Hello and welcome to Bridges and Balloons.
I’m delighted you found us.
We love to seek out all things special – the kinds of places you want to share. If you can describe it with the words cosy, creative or unique, then it’s pretty likely we’ll enjoy it. We’re also big fans of awe-inspiring nature. To find out the story behind the site, head over to our about page.But if you’re ready to start exploring then this page is a good place to start.
Topics covered on Bridges and Balloons
Travel Stories | Personal Stories | Thoughts | Photo Stories |Special Places | Travel Planning | Destination Guides | Digital Nomad Guides | Vegetarian Guides | Interviews | Favourite things (curated creative content) | Don’t Knock It Til You’ve Tried It
Some of our most popular tips
Digital Nomad Money Guide | Travel Planning: Health | All-seasons packing list | Top 10 Cafes in Palermo, Buenos Aires | Barcelona Essentials | London Essentials | Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Some stories to start with
I’ve divided them into the following categories:
My personal journey | That time we nearly started a retreat in Mexico | Favourite places | Photo stories | Facing fears | Don’t knock it til you’ve tried it | Something to make you laugh | Thoughts | Amazing paces to stay | Interviews | Inspiration
My personal journey…
What life would have been like if I’d never left my home town | On healing, guilt and self-discovery – part one and part two | Death, Christmas and a different sort of day | Comparison is the thief of joy, and other stories | A cancer scare in Ecuador | Why this is no longer a quest
That time we nearly started a retreat in Mexico…
54 reasons to love San Pancho – Part 1 and Part 2 | We love Barcelona: a photo story | 17 Reasons to love Helsinki | Our digital nomad life in Ubud | A Portrait of Helsinki in Winter | Things I missed and miss | South America Highlights | Welcome to Vilcabamba, land of conspiracy theorists | When you’re done with the city, go hunt for UFOs: Magic in Capilla del Monte
A year on the road in photos | Year two on the road in photos | Perito Moreno Glacier and a drop of whisky |What’s worth 48 Hours in a bus? Whale watching in Puerto Madryn | The texture of Finland | The magic of Devonshire light | The day we went in a hot air balloon. Oh my. | When friends come to visit | Introducing Avatar therapy | Into the wild on Bolivia’s Salt Flats – day one, two and three | Street Art in Sao Paulo
The Don’t Knock It Til You’ve Tried It experiment
Something to make you laugh…
Can I sleep on your sofa? An ode to couchsurfing | Why are so many Argentinans in therapy?Where is home? | What is a yoga teacher training course really like? | Marketing, manipulation and authenticity | Why stories taste better
Amazing places to stay
And don’t miss my favourite things page – it happens to be one of my favourite things too!