In Depth

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 […]

Finding Paradise Amidst The Pollution in a Stilt House in Borneo

Finding Paradise Amidst The Pollution in a Stilt House in Borneo

I’m still not sure it wasn’t all a delightful dream. Laying around in hammocks after mornings spent diving off remote islands in some of the clearest water imaginable. Snorkelling under our little stilt house on a sea that was teaming with life. Spotting seahorses, cuttlefish […]

Happiness, High Altitude And Peeling Potatoes In Peru – How Discovering One Culture Made Me Re-evaluate My Own.

Happiness, High Altitude And Peeling Potatoes In Peru – How Discovering One Culture Made Me Re-evaluate My Own.

We came for the Inca Trail, a four day ascent through epic mountain scenery culminating in the hidden ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, but there was so much more to discover in this vast South American country. From endless miles of barren desert on the […]

The Inca Trail – What Shoes Not To Wear, Dead Womans Pass And Magical Cake!

The Inca Trail – What Shoes Not To Wear, Dead Womans Pass And Magical Cake!

Thinking of hiking the famous South American trail? Here’s my account of the trail, honest and true to life as ever! Now I’m no natural athlete, nor do I relish the idea of any hike that involves even the smallest whiff of a hillock. But […]

Deepest Peru – My Favourite Moments

Deepest Peru – My Favourite Moments

We came for the Inca Trail, a four day ascent through epic mountain scenery culminating in the hidden ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, but there was so much more to discover in this vast South American country. From endless miles of barren desert on the […]

Be Happy Now Not ‘One Day’

Be Happy Now Not ‘One Day’

We can’t be happy 100% of the time at the end of the day we’re all human and that’s alright. I think everyone strives to be happy and for me it’s the meaning of life – we only get one, why not enjoy it? Read […]

The Kindness of Strangers – an Uplifting Story of Travelling Solo

The Kindness of Strangers – an Uplifting Story of Travelling Solo

Travelling solo can’t be a daunting prospect. You may ask yourself will it be safe? Will I spend all my time alone? What if something goes wrong? The truth is you never really know what’s around the corner, but you never will unless you push […]

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 2

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 2

…continued – click here to go back to the start Turkey contradicts every other country we have visited so far. Predominantly Muslim beautiful mosques dot every other street in Istanbul. Markets full of spices hit every one of your senses while the traditional Turkish baths take away some of the strains of the long […]

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 1

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 1

In March 2016 I’d left my stable office job in Procurement, sold most of my belongings and somehow managed to get a license to drive a bus. Mad maybe, but this was my ticket to go and live a lifestyle I had dreamed of; travelling […]

The Beginning

The Beginning

So back in October 2016 I clicked on a link on Facebook that would change my life (no I’m not trying to sell you a dodgy pyramid scheme). I saw a post through a friends liked page for a job as a trip driver in […]