A few months ago I took this site offline to give me space to work on a big relaunch. I originally planned to relaunch at the start of March, however due to work commitments and my volunteer activities helping with the COVID-19 vaccine programme in the UK, it has taken […]
I am pleased to report that the blog for my month-long trip trip to Namibia with World Challenge Expeditions in 2002 is back online after being taken down temporarily since May. If you read the blog you will notice that there are some references to an anonymous group member, as […]
For years people have been asking me why I haven’t visited South America yet, to which I have always replied “I’ll get there one day. There are so many places in the world I want to see” or something similar. It seems that the time has finally come as I […]
I’m pleased to announce that my blog from this year’s trip to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan is finally online. As I’ve mentioned a few times before I wrote my blog in note format when I travel, in order to maximise the time in which I’m able to get under the skin […]
I’m pleased to announce that I’ve booked my next trip. In May 2015 I’ll be jetting off to Central Asia to overland with Dragoman through Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, via Istanbul. This is a region that I’ve had my eye on for a while, ever since I travelled with Dragoman in […]
I’m happy to announce that my blog from my recent trip to Myanmar (aka Burma) with short stops either side in Thailand and Hong Kong is finally online after some delays. As explained on this site I write up my blog in note format and then take time to write […]
This article looks at whether adventure travel is right for you. It draws on my experiences of things that can go wrong on trips, how some people moan about the smallest of things, and how if you’re able to accept that adventure travel can have mishaps then it can be the most rewarding style of travel you’ll ever experience.
The article was written as a blog post centering on the problems I encountered in advance of my trip to Myanmar while drawing on events that have happened to me in the past while travelling to explain why I love adventure travel.
A couple of years ago I went on a trip to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (aka DPRK / North Korea). It was probably one of the most unique trips I have ever been on due to the nature of travel in the country – only a select number […]
My travel blog from my trip to Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica is finally online after much typing up over the past week. The blog is posted with each post on the corresponding day as I wrote the blog on paper while I was out there, or at least […]
When I heard that my friend was going to be spending a year volunteering at an orphanage in the town of Jinja, Uganda, I was very excited. I spent a few days in the town a few years ago and loved it just as I did the rest of Uganda. […]