Kate: 25 year old primary teacher from Aberdeen. Living in Leeds. A novice traveller with a big backpack. Newly engaged to Mike (see below) and very excited for an adventure! Likes dogs, painted nails and wine.

Mike: 27 year old junior doctor from Cardiff. Living in Leeds with Kate (see above). Has been backpacking round most of Europe in a few stints including a 2 month trip encompassing the Arctic Circle, Morocco and a fair bit inbetween. Other likes include music, beer and manatees.