Author Bio: Tristan

cropped Tristan Balme climbing kilimanajro without a guide

Tristan
Founder / Writer

tristanbalme.com

Hi, I’m Tristan and I love an adventure. I’m a travel-bug, wanderluster, or whatever you call someone who’d rather be exploring the world than sitting in a cubicle.

In this blog I share my tips, tricks and travel guides so you can get lost and have the adventure of a lifetime, or a lifetime of adventure..

As well as blogging here I also contribute to a distilling blog and a coffee site.

Hapy Travels, Tristan 

Welcome Flat Hut Hike (The Best Overnight Hike In The South Island?)

The Welcome Flat Hut hike, also known as the Copland track, is a 2-day trek...

How To Get Around Vanuatu (Don’t Fall For This Scam)

Vanuatu’s main island of Efate is tiny. There are around 66,000 inhabitants. One ring road...

How to Drink Kava In Vanuatu (A Tourist Guide!)

Trying Kava is a fantastic way to experience Vanuatu culture on a deeper level. The...

How to Become a Dual Pilgrim (Kumano Kodo + Camino De Santiago)

When I first heard about the Dual Pilgrimage Certificate, I was immediately intrigued. I get...

How To Book Accommodation For The Kumano Kodo (With Kumano Travel)

Securing the right accommodation is a crucial part of your Kumano Kodo experience, however, the...

What To Do In Kii Katsuura (7 Must-See Attractions)

Kii-Katsuura might be home to the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage route, but that’s not the only...

Kii Katsuura Tuna Market (Is It Worth It?)

After completing the Kumano Kodo hike, I made it a point to partake in the...

The Best Hotel In Dalhousie, Sri Lanka (For Hiking Adams Peak)

Dalhousie might be a compact village, but it has a range of accommodation options to...