GUEST ENTRY: PETE BELL Atlas Mountains. Morocco 2012-08-14 As an ex soldier with a few operational tours under my belt, you would expect id be fine travelling alone. Well back then i was given a rifle to travel with, this time i was determined to have an unarmed adventure. My main hobby being trekking and, […]
It is important to remember that travel is not limited only to overseas exploration, and in fact there is so much to see right here in the UK, in my home country. So with this in mind, I decided to go and explore the city of Cambridge. I’ve been to Cambridge many times before. But […]
Sat on the bus from the hostel in the city, to the impoverished outer city areas of Buenos Aires I felt both excited and anxious. I had never done anything like this before and I really didn’t know what to expect. All of the other volunteers chatted happily on the bus ride there and this […]
I didn’t take much notice when the cabin crew told me that only wine or beer was available in-flight due to new Czech legislation. But when I reached Prague city centre to find that all spirits had been banned I was shocked to say the least. Prague is a city of bar crawls and stag […]
As I arrived into Abuja, Nigeria, I knew my day wasn’t over just yet. Normally, as I wave goodbye to the passengers I envisage myself minutes later sunbathing by the pool, consuming some of the local alcoholic beverages or exploring the new destination that I have arrived into. But on this occasion, it was deemed […]
Everybody who’s into their flip flops knows that Brazil is THE place to buy your Havianas. Almost every foot walking the streets of Brazil sports a pair of these designer flip flops, and when you see the variety, durability and price, there’s no wonder why! Havianas are sold in almost every street in big cities […]
Fancy a trip to the Sahara? Worried about the harsh location/ incredible heat extremes/ lack of places to stay? Well forget that and get over to France for your sand dune experience with all your home comforts nearby! Dune du Pilat or Dune de Pyla as it is sometimes referred to is the biggest sand […]
After finding out that I could buy 14 bottles of lush French red wine for under £20, I couldn’t help but fall in love with the country that little bit more… I do love a bargain… And I good like a good vino…win win!!
When you don’t speak the language that the menu is written in it’s nothing unusual to just point at a random dish and hope for the best. Lesson learnt, I now know that I am not a fan of raw minced beef, known locally as tartare de boeuf…. Better luck next time!
Since returning from my trip to the Gambia a few weeks ago I have done some research into the country, the people, and the way of life. There are a couple of reasons I came across the information that I am about to share with you. Firstly, a ‘friend’ I made out there became a […]