Travelling in Antarctica: Neptune’s Bellows, Deception Island

Location – Neptune’s Bellows, Deception Island, ANTARCTICA Position – 62o 59′ S/ 60o 34′ W Date – Friday 12th November 2010 Time – 6.30 am Weather – Windy and Cold The entrance into Deception Island was full of marvel and wonder. It really was like a James Bond film scene. Even standing on deck waiting Read more about Travelling in Antarctica: Neptune’s Bellows, Deception Island[…]

Christmas 2008 in Bournemouth, England: My Last Christmas in Europe

The fact it’s taken me a hat trick of years to finally talk about my last Christmas in Europe serves to presume that it wasn’t very memorable. Well actually it was, but for many different reasons I haven’t reflected on it until now. One is that my old hard drive was broken in 2009 by Read more about Christmas 2008 in Bournemouth, England: My Last Christmas in Europe[…]

Taiwan To Hong Kong: From “Why Gorran” to “Gwhy Low” in Two Years

Without doubt, the magical island of Taiwan gave me a new lease of life just a brace of years ago. It was thanks to Millwall Neil that I ended up enjoying life again and travelling – one of the hobbies that had always made me happy back in Europe (remember that place??). Anyhow this blog Read more about Taiwan To Hong Kong: From “Why Gorran” to “Gwhy Low” in Two Years[…]

Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Places to Check out in Mong Kok

Mong Kok literally means Busy Corner and this is for sure one of the busiest and best parts of Hong Kong to visit. When backpacking in Hong Kong, head to Mong Kok and fire your way through these top 5 places to check out. 1. Mong Kok Stadium 2. Nathan Road 3. Ladies Market 4. Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Places to Check out in Mong Kok[…]

Backpacking in Hong Kong: Visiting Ocean Park, Hong Kong Island

Ocean Park then. Written in English, spoken in English and known to the world in English. Yet this famous theme park lies on the south side of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong without a hint of Chinese writing in its title… It’s a theme park with an “ocean” feel to it plus that mix Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: Visiting Ocean Park, Hong Kong Island[…]