Beach dreaming

Enough excuses already: making your travel dream a reality

If I had ten bucks for every time someone has told me how much they would love to travel –...

Christmas tree

Gifts for the traveller in your life

I’ll admit it, I’m not the easiest person in the world to buy presents for. Like most long term travellers...


So What the Hell Are You Waiting For?

“I wish” Two of my least favourite words in the English language. I wish I had more money. I wish...


My nine must-have iPhone travel apps

I’ve fallen in love. She’s slim, dark and sexy, always there when I need her but doesn’t complain if I...

25 Tips for Backpacking Around South East Asia

25 tips for backpacking around South East Asia, from tuk-tuks to temples and everything in between.

La Tomatina crowd

La Tomatina. Anyone for ketchup?

Forty thousand revellers.  One hundred and fifty thousand tomatoes.  Thirty five degrees Celsius.  A lot of beer.  One small town. ...

Angkor Wat

Making the most of the temples of Angkor

Angkor Wat. Even the name conjures up a sense of wonder and mystery, an appreciation of both the incredible feats...


Finding My New Backpack

How many packs are too many? For years I’ve laughed at a good friend of mine who seemed to have...

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