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 

The Best Kumano Kodo Accommodation Options (My Recommendations)

One of the most distinctive features of the Kumano Kodo track is the accommodation. There...

The 7 Best Kilimanjaro Tour Operators (And Who I Used!)

I summited Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2019. But choosing the right tour operator wasn’t an easy...

Where To Stay In Tanabe, Japan (My 4 Picks!)

I spent a couple of nights in Tanabe while hiking the Kumano Kodo trail. The...

The Best Kumano Kodo Tours (Guided vs. Self-Guided)

Planning a Kumano Kodo hike can be a headache (it was for me at least!)...

The Best Food In Vanuatu (12 Local Delicacies To Try!)

When I visit a new country or culture, I make it a point to indulge...

The 7 Best Hotels In Stone Town, Zanzibar (And Where To Avoid!)

As quaint and compact as it is, Stone Town continues to be one of the...

Crosbies Hut Hike (My Guide)

If you are looking for a challenging but rewarding overnight hike on the Coromandel Peninsula...

The 7 Best Cafes In Port Vila, Vanuatu (For Good Coffee)

If you’re anything like me, a good coffee is more than just satiating a caffeine...