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 Hotel Parkowy in Malbork, Poland

My Wonderful Stay at the Hotel Parkowy in Malbork, Poland

While trying to take a break from long term travel and settle down in Poland, the option of a few days in Malbork came up, as well as a visit to the town of Elbląg and a tour to the horrific German Nazi concentration camp at Stutthof. I was suddenly back on buses and trains again, Read more about My Wonderful Stay at the Hotel Parkowy in Malbork, Poland[…]

Staying in a Cabin in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

Over the years I have stayed in many and various types of accommodation. I’m talking all extremes and here are some of the places I have slept overnight on what has become a crazy journey: Night train to Moldova A Salt Hotel in Bolivia A boat anchored in Antarctica Tents on the Inca Trail in Read more about Staying in a Cabin in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England[…]

A Backpacker’s Guide to Camping in Cornwall, England

This post comes with a personal touch – having not just travelled through Cornwall, one of my best mates is Cornish and proud of it. It’s a great part of the world. In case you don’t know it, Cornwall is at the very western end of England and has beaches a-plenty, genteel towns and lots Read more about A Backpacker’s Guide to Camping in Cornwall, England[…]

5 Things You Should Pack in Your “Bug Out Bag”

Unlike a general survival kit, a “bug out bag” is meant to contain the necessities for survival in a 72 hour period. They are typically kept for the unlikely event of disaster evacuation. Having a bug out bag on hand will allow you to stay alive (important) and healthy (essential) while facing the challenges of Read more about 5 Things You Should Pack in Your “Bug Out Bag”[…]

jordan wadi rum desert

Camping in the Bedouin Tents in the Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan

Life was sweet as I cracked the 10 Year Travel Journey Mark. What it was was a decade of my life where I had lived or been away from my hometown – travelling, studying, working, exploring, backpacking. It happened on 26th September 2013, I had been away for 10 years now and was loving the Read more about Camping in the Bedouin Tents in the Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan[…]

How to Prepare for Camping this Spring

Spring time camping is a fantastic thing and there are so many wonderful experiences to be had from taking part in a trip that bit earlier on in the year. I’m not talking about the sort of lifestyle I led when I camped in Poatina, working on endless farms, but some slightly more relaxing camping… Read more about How to Prepare for Camping this Spring[…]

You must travel with a torch says Jonny Blair of Don't Stop Living

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A Torch

Today on Tuesday’s Travel Essentials I’m talking about a torch. I have used the same torch for three years. It is essential to have a torch on your travels, even if you are not camping. Staying in remote settlements late at night you will never know the mass advantages of having a torch until you Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A Torch[…]