ABOVE US ONLY SKIES

Exploring the world. Slowly.

Welcome to

ABOVE US ONLY SKIES

A world travel blog for travellers, would-be travellers and anybody else with a curious interest in ditching the routine and exploring our planet.

We’re Ian & Nicky and we’re here to inform, entertain and hopefully inspire you to explore more often and for longer. And we’re here to help you plan your next adventure, whether it’s a weekend city break or a 12-month expedition into the unknown.

Put the future on hold and live for today!

DESTINATIONS

HOUSE SITTING

INSPIRATION

MUSINGS

EXPLORING GUATAPÉ - COLOMBIA'S MOST COLOURFUL PUEBLO

By Ian – 21 September 2018 – Colombia

In a country famed for its colourful pueblos, Guatapé is probably Colombia’s granddaddy of them all – here’s how to get the most out of your visit…

THE INSPIRATIONAL STREET ART OF COMUNA 13, MEDELLIN

By Ian – 10 September 2018 – Colombia

Until recently, one of Colombia’s most violent neighbourhoods, Comuna 13 is reinventing itself through its street art and bringing in tourism along the way…

HOW TO SPEND THE PERFECT WEEKEND IN JARDIN, COLOMBIA

By Ian – 3 September 2018 – Colombia

Just a three-hour bus ride from Medellín, the beautiful pueblo of Jardin is a colourful, atmospheric and relatively unknown gem you can’t afford to miss when travelling in Colombia…

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE FREE MEDELLIN WALKING TOUR

By Ian – 26 August 2018 – Colombia

To help us orientate ourselves with the city, we joined a free Medellin walking tour of the Centro area with Real City Tours – here’s what we learned…

15 August 2018

THE SASSI OF MATERA – FOUR REASONS TO VISIT RIGHT NOW.

9 August 2018

SEARCHING FOR THE LOST WATERFALLS OF BOQUETE

2 August 2018

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – THE ULTIMATE ROAD TRIP ITINERARY

26 July 2018

HOW TO EXPLORE SAN FRANCISCO WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

MEET IAN & NICKY

We’re an English couple who’ve swapped our corporate life for a voyage of discovery and this world travel blog is a permanent record of what we see, think and do. We hope it also provides information, entertainment and inspiration for other “mature” travellers, too. So, if you’ve got a few minutes to spare, why not pour yourself a glass of something suitably chilled and take a look around!

We’re currently in

Costa Rica

Up next

Panama

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