South America

From epic shots of rugged mountain ranges to enticing stories of a lost city, the hike to Machu Picchu promises absolute magic. But apart from all the excitement that comes with booking in a big hike, one of our first thoughts is usually, “just what am I getting myself in for?” From the sheer distance and three nights of camping, to the endless stairs and altitude of Dead Woman’s Pass, the Inca Trail difficulty and it’s many elements offers a unique challenge for every daring traveler.

Receiving postcards from the Galapagos Islands is pretty special. Not just because of its isolation from civilisation or unique and exotic animals who are completely unfazed by humans. But because it means a complete stranger and fellow traveler has taken it halfway around the world to deliver it back to you. That is the magic of a postcard from the Galapagos Island’s Post Office Bay.