Backpacking In The Canary Isles: My Stay At Alojamiento Playa Chica, Puerto Del Rosario, Fuerteventura

Backpacking In The Canary Islands: My Stay At Alojamiento Playa Chica, Puerto Del Rosario, Fuerteventura

In July 2022, I finally arrived in The Canary Islands. This remote part of Spain is off the coast of Africa! The eight main islands are (from largest to smallest in area) Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and La Graciosa. If you look at the below map, it is weird Read more about Backpacking In The Canary Islands: My Stay At Alojamiento Playa Chica, Puerto Del Rosario, Fuerteventura[…]

Backpacking in Alderney: My Feast Over Fire With The Blonde Hedgehog at La Frette Farm 🟡🦔

Backpacking in Alderney: My Feast Over Fire With The Blonde Hedgehog at La Frette Farm 🟡🦔

Alderney was my sixth Channel Island to visit and I lined up some magical adventures here when I finally arrived in Saint Anne in July 2022. On the Saturday night, I headed from the capital city Saint Anne out to the countryside where I attended the intriguing Feast Over Fire experience with quirky, cleverly named Read more about Backpacking in Alderney: My Feast Over Fire With The Blonde Hedgehog at La Frette Farm 🟡🦔[…]

"This is my world and I am world leader pretend" - Michael Stipe.

Be Here Now: The Time Of My Life At Casa De Snagg, Chester Cottage, Saint Vincent

Be Here Now: The Time Of My life At Casa De Snagg, Chester Cottage Saint Vincent “You gotta be bad enough to beat the brave”- Noel Gallagher. A 23 year delay was eventually put right on the 23rd December 2021. I was finally doing that Noel Gallagher pilgrimage that I craved back when “Be Here Read more about Be Here Now: The Time Of My Life At Casa De Snagg, Chester Cottage, Saint Vincent[…]

My Stay in The Best E Villas, Christchurch, Barbados

As a kid, I’d heard of Barbados. It was actually in travel brochures back in the 1980s, however I had always avoided it and honestly I had also avoided most of the Caribbean down the years. It seems ridiculous to me now, given that I have been to every country in American mainland. Until 2021, Read more about My Stay in The Best E Villas, Christchurch, Barbados[…]

Living in the Cloud of Africa: My Stay at The Anne Guesthouse in Maseru, Lesotho

“I get so high, I just can’t feel it” – Noel Gallagher. When I finally visited Lesotho in 2020, I based myself on the edge of the capital city – Maseru. I arrived into Lesotho at Moeshoeshoe International Airport by flight from Johannesberg, and later left by land border at Maseru Bridge, to Bloemfontein, one Read more about Living in the Cloud of Africa: My Stay at The Anne Guesthouse in Maseru, Lesotho[…]

Sleeping in Palanca Neighbourhood at Afilux Residencial: The Best Place To Stay When Backpacking in Luanda, Angola

Afilux Residencial: The Best Place To Stay When Backpacking in Luanda, Angola

“In my beautiful neighbourhood” – Tommy Smith. Before you even think about getting a visa for Angola, make sure you have all your documents ready, including having proof of accommodation for every night you are here and even bank statements. Budget hostels and cheap hotels are actually quite tricky to find in Luanda when you Read more about Afilux Residencial: The Best Place To Stay When Backpacking in Luanda, Angola[…]

Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda

Having travelled the world far and wide for the last 14 years, I am now bringing my readers some good discounts and ways to save money as you start your journeys, now mine has been stalled slightly. I have teamed up with Agoda, and apart from contacting hotels personally, Agoda are the ONLY website I Read more about Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda[…]

Staying at the Banana Lodge Apartments in Brufut Village, The Gambia

Staying at the Banana Lodge Apartments in Brufut Village, The Gambia

My journey to Senegal and the Gambia included lots of moving around. I was out here on the #MSMLostLuggage Challenge, without any backpacks or luggage on a lunatic mission by Money Supermarket.com. For my last two nights in the Gambia, I stayed in an excellent enclosed apartment complex right in the middle of a traditional Read more about Staying at the Banana Lodge Apartments in Brufut Village, The Gambia[…]