**Disclaimer: This started out as a very sensible post about how my attitude to travelling has changed over the years but somewhere along the way it turned into a brain splurge of thoughts and feelings about my travelling life. It may not make much sense. Also, it is long. Read at your own will. I’ve … More The Most Honest Post I’ve Ever Written: Help?! I Think I’m A Travelling Snob.
I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently, about how this long term travelling lifestyle can affect all the old friendships you’ve left behind at home. Friends who still mean the absolute world to you and who probably know you better than anyone else – they are the ones you grew up with, through primary … More Does Travelling Mean The End For Old Friendships?
I was searching for a good underwater camera with HD video to take on my round the world trip and came across a few reviews of the Olympus Tough TG-610 that suggested it might make a brilliant travel companion because of its small size and overall ‘toughness’ (see, it’s all in the name). The TG-610 … More A Product Review: The Olympus Tough TG-610
Just a quick note to say Merry Christmas to you all! It’s been an incredible year, full of travels and adventures in places new and old, and I really couldn’t have wanted for anything more. I’ve met some awesome people around the world and worked with some fantastic companies, both while travelling and since I … More Merry Christmas Everybody
Since returning from my travels I’ve had a serious case of the post-travel blues, especially while I’ve been sat at home not really doing much. So I’ve been consoling myself with little reminders of the trip, and looking back at my photos from around the world has really helped me focus earning some money so … More Photo Essay: Amazing Sights Around The World
A post I wrote for gapyear.com has just gone live. It’s all about my experience at the Loi Krathong lantern Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand, almost exactly an entire year ago. Read here about how I learnt to make a decorated floating candle and just how incredible it was to see the sky come to … More Gapyear.com Guest Post – Loi Krathong Lantern Festival
Exactly one year ago today I was in Vang Vieng, Laos, having my first ever Tubing experience. In these post-travel times, it’s hard not to get bummed out when looking back through photos of the last year, but the photos from my day tubing always cheer me up. It was a day of fun and … More Photo Of The Week: One Year Ago Today
To most people, the 5th of November means fireworks, bonfires and toffee apples, but for me, November 5th will always hold a completely different meaning. For me, it was the start of something amazing. It was the day I left the UK to embark upon the most epic of adventures; put simply, it was the … More One Year Today
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post for the travel blog at My Destination all about my experiences working at a Summer Camp in the USA, and it finally went live this weekend. Read about my time at camp and what I got up to this past summer in “the hardest job you’ll ever … More My Destination Guest Post: Working In The USA
So as you probably already know, as well as running this site, I also do a bit of freelance writing and guest posts for other sites. Check out my most recent post on Travellution‘s site, all about my experience tubing in Vang Vieng last year.