Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs

Sometimes, I need to take a break from travel completely and I guess I generally do that on my trips home to Northern Ireland, despite my 2014 Northern Ireland tour. When I return to my sensational Northern Irish homeland, one star of my show was never given much publicity on here – my family’s dog Read more about Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs[…]

Stroking Crocodiles at Kachikally Pool, Bakau, The Gambia

Stroking Crocodiles at Kachikally Pool, Bakau, The Gambia

“There goes the fear. There it goes.” – The Doves. When you leave your hometown gloriously behind, these are the days you live for. The idea of stroking and touching a fully alive, awake and undrugged crocodile had me buzzing. There’s no time for any scaredy cat nonsense here. You run on adrenalin and you Read more about Stroking Crocodiles at Kachikally Pool, Bakau, The Gambia[…]

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Backpacking in El Salvador: Boat Tour of Crocodile Creek at Mangrove Forest, Barra de Santiago

Yet another exciting post today on my journey backpacking in El Salvador. After finding a paradise right by the Pacific Ocean at Capricho Beach House, I booked myself on a boat tour around the protected waters of the Mangrove Forest. The area I was staying in is called Barra de Santiago and it is a Read more about Backpacking in El Salvador: Boat Tour of Crocodile Creek at Mangrove Forest, Barra de Santiago[…]

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Turtle Watching at Novotel Beach, Cayenne, French Guyana

One of my most memorable experiences from my 3 days in Cayenne in French Guyana was turtle watching at Novotel Beach. This was a real surprise for us. We knew turtle watching and viewing was something you could do in French Guyana, but what we didn’t know was how random and spontaneous and lucky we Read more about Turtle Watching at Novotel Beach, Cayenne, French Guyana[…]

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Backpacking in Iran: Camel Riding in Mesr

It was only in December 2013 that I went camel riding for the first time on my travels. I was backpacking in Iran and we somehow ended up in a couple of remote settlements in the central desert – firstly in the town of Khoor and then we headed out for a night in Mesr. Read more about Backpacking in Iran: Camel Riding in Mesr[…]

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Dinner and Dancing with the Maasai Tribe in Osupuko Lodge, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

My African safari experience took me to three of the best national parks in Tanzania, including staying overnight in the totally ace Osupuko Lodge in Tarangire National Park. Our tour was expertly organised by Shadows of Africa – the best safari company on the continent and after a day of game driving in Tarangire National Read more about Dinner and Dancing with the Maasai Tribe in Osupuko Lodge, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania[…]

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Safari in Tanzania: Tarangire National Park

My recent safari tour in Tanzania saw us visit three massive national parks, and this, the first installment comes from Tarangire National Park. I had been on some safaris before, but none of them really on a grand scale to be honest. I’d been to Singapore Night Safari, watched monkeys in Borneo, seen a load Read more about Safari in Tanzania: Tarangire National Park[…]

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Holding a Koala Bear at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Queensland, Australia

It’s been a while since I’ve written about Australia on here, but I’ve been reminiscing and will try and cover the countless Australia stories from my time there that haven’t seen the light of day yet. I’ve literally got a list of 40 plus stories to be written about from Australia alone!! Holding and cuddling Read more about Holding a Koala Bear at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Queensland, Australia[…]