If you’re looking for a country that can offer a real authentic African safari holiday then you should not be looking any further than Tanzania. I have been lucky enough to visit and would love to go back there again someday, the place was so amazing that it left me wanting more and more. It’s […]

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While the Isle of man isn’t on the top of everyone’s list of places to visit for a holiday, it does offer a beautiful blend of stunning history and natural beauty. The islands capital, Douglas, is a world renowned offshore finance centre. Without a doubt the island is best known of its TT motor sport […]

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Campside Comfort- How much is too much to carry-

It’s in the nature of backpackers, campers, and trekkers of all kinds to enjoy the experience of “roughing it.” There is joy to be found in disconnecting from the hectic nature of modern life, with its 24-hour connectivity and ceaseless electronic noise. A pristine evening beneath a billion bright stars, a sweltering day beside a […]

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Is it time to replace your tent-

Here’s the short answer: yes. If you’ve been carrying around the same tent on your backpacking adventures for more than a few years, if you’ve been dealing with a sticky zipper, mysterious leaks, or any of a dozen tiny nuisances, consider replacing that old tent.  You’ll find that tent technology advances with great speed, and a new […]

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Why the train to Paris is always better than the plane

I never thought that I would prefer travel by train to travelling by plane, but if you are taking the Eurostar London Paris route then it certainly is! There’s so much to love about the train in comparison to hoping on a plane. The whole thing just seems so much more relaxing, less rushed and […]

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Revealing the history of Amsterdam

When people think of the Netherlands they maybe think windmills. Some others perhaps think of tulips or the little boy who put his finger in the dam. The country is a mixture of enterprise and imagination, great artistry and sporting talent.  The sea has always been a challenge to the Dutch. They sailed the seas […]

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Winter festivals in Barcelona

You might be forgiven for thinking that summer is the best time of year to visit Barcelona, but there is actually lots going on during the winter months as well. The fun doesn’t stop when the temperature drops – quite the opposite in fact. After you’ve booked your flights to Barcelona, take a look at […]

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Famous Kiwis and their accomplishments

Famed for its stunning natural beauty and tranquillity, New Zealand is one of the world’s top tourist destinations and there are plenty of famous Kiwis out there who helped put this fascinating country on the map. Here’s a list of some of New Zealand’s most famous exports, and the effect they had on the world […]

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Young, wild and free- Tenerife’s top bars and clubs

With plenty of golden sandy beaches, inviting water and sunshine all year round, it’s no wonder Tenerife is such a popular destination with holidaymakers. But there’s far more on offer on this tiny island than rest and relaxation. As the sun goes down, the fun is just beginning with partygoers flocking to the island’s bars […]

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My most unforgettable European ski destinations

When it comes to skiing, there aren’t many European countries that I haven’t already fallen in love with. When I’m not actually skiing, I’m usually talking about it. I’m a little obsessed. So I’ve compiled a list of my favourite European ski locations – complete with some secret info I’ve picked up along the way. […]

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