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Top ten Christmas presents for the traveller in your life

Top ten Christmas presents for the traveller in your life

Stuck for ideas this Christmas? If you can’t quite afford that weekend in Prague for a special someone  or the Christmas markets in Vienna, get these travel inspired gifts instead. I have put together my top 10 travel gifts for this Christmas that every traveller […]

Diving in the Red Sea – Aqaba, Jordan

Diving in the Red Sea – Aqaba, Jordan

Jordan may not be the most well known place for diving in the Red Sea. Neighbours like Israel and Egypt often top lists of the best places to dive in the world but Jordan has it’s own unique slice of the Red Sea ripe to […]

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

Japan isn’t well known as a top budget travel destination for good reason, it isn’t cheap. But it does appear on almost every travellers list at some point or another as it is a truly unique and beautiful place to visit. Read on to find […]

Top 8 Eco Travel Apps

Top 8 Eco Travel Apps

We all want to be a bit more eco in our daily lives, but what about when we travel? Often we are dashing around in unfamiliar territory and it can be very easy to take shortcuts like buying a bottle of water or grabbing a […]

Is Chernobyl proof that there is still hope for our future?

Is Chernobyl proof that there is still hope for our future?

The single biggest man made disaster in the history of the world. The nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl was an accident of epic proportions worsened by the refusal of major powers to admit to the problem (sound familiar?). But it’s not all doom and gloom as […]

A Game of Thrones guide to Northern Ireland

A Game of Thrones guide to Northern Ireland

GOT fan? If you’ve already visited Kings Landing in Croatia the next top spot for fans of the Iron Throne is a quiet corner of the UK. Visit Winterfell, the Iron Islands, the Kings Road and Dragonstone on an easy road trip around the lush […]

Taking A Road Trip Through The Baltic’s – Plus VISA FREE St Petersburg and Minsk

Taking A Road Trip Through The Baltic’s – Plus VISA FREE St Petersburg and Minsk

Why visit three countries when you can go to five? The Baltic’s are an epic road trip by themselves but added with their Russian neighbours, St Petersburg and Minsk, they are an insight in to a totally different side to the Europe you know. Here […]

Travel without the baggage. Why I decided to not buy clothes for a year

Travel without the baggage. Why I decided to not buy clothes for a year

I have far too many clothes. I’m pretty much a nomad that spends most of my time living out of a hand luggage sized rucksack. I’ve learned to be pretty minimalist over the years. Yet every time I return to England I’ve inevitably got more […]

10 Weird and Wonderful Things to Do in St Petersburg, Russia

10 Weird and Wonderful Things to Do in St Petersburg, Russia

St Petersburg is, to me, like Paris (with better driving obviously) in the respect that there is just so much to do and see. Every building is a palace of some sort, great Cathedrals lie around every corner with huge parks and boulevards giving the […]

How to visit Russia Visa Free – A simple guide to visiting St Petersburg by ferry

How to visit Russia Visa Free – A simple guide to visiting St Petersburg by ferry

Getting a visa puts a lot of people off visiting Russia as it can be a lengthy and expensive process but did you know you can visit totally visa free? Just enter St. Petersburg by cruise or ferry and you are allowed to spend 72 […]