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Bubbles and rocks, Acadia

Making the Most of a Day in Acadia National Park

How to get the most out of Acadia National Park when you totally underestimate how long you need there.

Still water, Lands End, Maine

Why the Hell Did It Take Me so Long to Go to Maine?

I'd always wanted to go to Maine, and when I finally did, all I could do was wonder what the hell had taken me so long.

Beachside trail, Camino Portuguese

A Guide to Walking the Portuguese Camino de Santiago

I walked the Camino Portuguese, from Porto to Santiago, Muxia, Finisterre, and back to Santiago again. Here's my detailed trip report, packing list, and planning guide.

Venice beach from the pier

Why I Stopped Hating Los Angeles

I had an irrational hatred of Los Angeles for the better part of two decades, yet it only took a few days to completely change my mind.

Tuna sandwich

That Time I Ate Portland

Sometimes I return to a city for the weather. Sometimes I return to a city for the culture. Sometimes I return to a city just to eat.

Black Sun sculpture

It Was 20 Years Ago Today: A Love Letter to Seattle

It's been nearly 20 years since I first visited Seattle. I loved it then, and despite the big changes in both of us, I still love it to this day.

Colourful houses, Bristol

Why Bristol Is My New Favourite City In the UK

Before I visited Bristol, I couldn't understand why it kept winning best city awards. Now, I totally get it.

View of Lion's Head from Table Mountain

An Absolutely Incredible 10 Days in Cape Town

From hiking mountains to hanging out with penguins and so much more, my time in Cape Town was action-packed and incredible.

Hadrian's Wall Trail, day 4 views

My Complete Hadrian’s Wall Trail Packing List

My complete packing list for walking the Hadrian's Wall Trail in northern England, with everything I took, and how well it worked.

Hadrian's Wall Trail, day 4 downhill

Walking the Hadrian’s Wall Trail: An In-Depth Guide

My detailed guide to walking the Hadrian's Wall Trail, a roughly week-long national trail across England.

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