Backpacking in South Africa: Touring The Lonely Prison On Robben Island

Backpacking in South Africa: Touring The Lonely Prison On Robben Island

“By a lonely prison wall, I heard a young girl calling” – The Dubliners. There has been something really weird and odd that has happened to me a few times on my journeys. Life has been really crazy how it all worked out for me – tying up loose ends, fool circles / full circles Read more about Backpacking in South Africa: Touring The Lonely Prison On Robben Island[…]

Backpacking In Spain: Feeling Where I All Began in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Backpacking In Spain: Feeling Where I All Began in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

“Things get clear when I feel free” – Manic Street Preachers. This is where I possibly all began. This is where my journey in life started. At least, I want to believe this, and now at the ripe old age of 42, it felt like I finally needed to visit this place. Gran Canaria, and Read more about Backpacking In Spain: Feeling Where I All Began in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands[…]

My Cosy Night In Shakespeare's Town: The Queen's Head, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

My Cosy Night In Shakespeare’s Town: The Queen’s Head, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

“Is this a dagger which I see before me?” – Macbeth. Years later than billed, far too late in my life I finally ended up in Shakespeare’s Town! Here I was in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. One aspect to backpacking in England that I enjoy is the traditionalness of it all. I love a good old style Read more about My Cosy Night In Shakespeare’s Town: The Queen’s Head, Stratford-upon-Avon, England[…]

Backpacking in Sint Maarten: Aeroplanes Flying Above Your Head At The Famous Sunset Bar on Maho Beach

Backpacking in Sint Maarten: Aeroplanes Flying Above Your Head At The Famous Sunset Bar on Maho Beach

“We sat and watched the sun go down” – Robbie Williams. “Music is my aeroplane” – Red Hot Chili Peppers. I saw photos of Sint Maarten beach years ago with aeroplanes flying right over tourist’s heads. I always thought that either – 1.These were photoshopped. 2.The photographer was lucky to catch a freak of an Read more about Backpacking in Sint Maarten: Aeroplanes Flying Above Your Head At The Famous Sunset Bar on Maho Beach[…]

My Ultimate Seven Day Itinerary For Iceland

Once you’ve decided you are heading to Iceland for your next holiday, adventure or even just a city break, you’re in for a real treat. I had so much fun there and even when I did that, I felt that I only scratched the surface of this incredibly under-rated country. Iceland is mega and you’ll Read more about My Ultimate Seven Day Itinerary For Iceland[…]

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[…]

How to get a Mauritania Visa On Arrival At Noukachott International Airport

How to get a Mauritania Visa On Arrival At Noukachott International Airport

  My arrival into Mauritania in July 2022 was a completely spontaneous accident, it was another completely wacaday journey for me. I was supposed to be in Poland. But my lifestyle has never been predictable or obvious. Here I was in The Sahara Desert again. This defied belief yet one more time, and proof that Read more about How to get a Mauritania Visa On Arrival At Noukachott International Airport[…]