Western Europe

Rome Forum

Returning to the Eternal City

It had been twenty years since I last visited Rome, yet it took just a few hours for the city to get back under my skin.

Miradouro De Santa Iria

4 Amazing Days in the Azores

Everything you need for a kick-ass road trip around the gorgeous island of São Miguel in the Azores.

Camino day 1 view

My Detailed Camino de Santiago Packing List

My updated guide to the gear I used while walking the Camino de Santiago Frances, Portuguese, and Finisterre routes.

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.

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.

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.

Camino - single walker

Reflections on the Camino

What walking a Camino de Santiago, 865km across northern Spain from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Finisterre, meant to me.

Camino dirt track

Why I’m Walking the Camino

What led me to walk the Camino de Santiago across northern Spain.

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