Today’s blog post is slightly off-topic… I want to talk about something else that I’m passionate about (yes, I do have another passion other than travel!) – photography. This is not a post on taking better photos, but just a reflection on why I enjoy photography and a look at some of my favourite themes … Continue reading Fanatical About Photography
As you probably know if you've read any of my previous posts, I love travel and I also love food! And this post combines two of the main ingredients (sorry!) in my life... a few of my favourite destinations and some of my very favourite cuisines! For me, the food I eat when I am … Continue reading Amazing Adventures, Fantastic Food
With the exception of a few periods of my life where I have worked or studied overseas, I have always lived in England. And I think when you live somewhere you don't always appreciate all that it has to offer... which is why it's great fun sometimes to pretend to be a tourist in your … Continue reading My Top 10 Things To Do in England
So you've got a tent and all the gear, you've chosen an area to visit for your camping trip... now what? It's time to book your campsite of course! And there are a number of key points to consider when looking for a campsite: Is the location suitable, ie can you walk to a town/village/nearest … Continue reading Choosing a Campsite
There are a few people I've heard speak, watched on television or whose books about travel I've read that have really fired up my love for travel and exploring new places, so I thought I would do a short post on who my favourite modern-day travellers are and why I find them so inspirational... Michael … Continue reading In Brief: Inspiring Adventurers
There are plenty of things to bear in mind when you are going travelling or going on holiday, and one of them is your safety. Whilst it's not something that many of us give much thought to, it's always worth taking a few precautions... Here are a few tips for minimising the risk whilst on … Continue reading Staying Safe Whilst Travelling
So, if you were to delve into my travel bag what would you always find lurking inside? Well, this is a snapshot of the sort of things I usually have in my (usually quite sizeable) bag when I am travelling: My iPhone - this is my life in my pocket... everything related to my work and … Continue reading Unpack My Bag!
If you've read some of my previous posts, you will know I love camping and being outdoors generally, so I decided that I should write a short post explaining why I like nothing better than to pack up the car and head out into the countryside with a tent and a gas stove... won't you … Continue reading Crazy for Camping!
Taking a relaxing break away from the day-to-day can be a great way to recharge your batteries. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend, or you’re looking for something a little more energetic, there’s no limit to where you could go and what you could do. But there are some ways to help build up … Continue reading Treating travel like a reward
I love getting out into the countryside for a walk - the fresh air, the views, the peace - it helps me to relax and clear my head... But if you are going out walking there are certain steps you should take to keep yourself and the rest of your group safe: Plan your route … Continue reading Staying Safe Whilst Out Walking