Friday's Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands

Friday’s Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands

Friday’s Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands I have been to a few islands off the coast of Africa down the years. Notably, Robben Island in South Africa (on the Nelson Mandela tour), and The Seychelles. April 2022 meant a first trip to the Cape Verde Islands. I Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney

First things first – Alderney is a pure fire gem. That much I know. Some 200-ish countries into my zany escapade around the world and it takes a lot to impress me now. But Alderney 🇬🇬 had it. It is an unbelievably satisfying place. From riding the country’s epic railway line, to nights on the Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney[…]

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[…]

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 🟡🦔[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Prosecco Sunset At The Bottom of Fort Tourgi (Platte Saline), Alderney

Thirsty Thursdays: Prosecco Sunset At The Food Dude At The Bottom of Fort Tourgis (Platte Saline), Alderney

“Sometimes I gaze at an Alderney sunset” – Not The Kinks. My return to the Channel Islands in July 2022 meant my Alderney debut having previously enjoyed Sark and Herm in 2009 and Jersey a few times including a 2015 return to Saint Helier. I arrived on a flight with 12 other passengers into Alderney Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Prosecco Sunset At The Food Dude At The Bottom of Fort Tourgis (Platte Saline), Alderney[…]

15 Years Ago This Month: Front Page Of The Times – I Work In Bite Communications

“You’re getting off at Ravenscourt Park for Bite Communications” – Jonny Blair (2007). Whether the high flying life of London city and the world of PR was for me or not is history’s garbage tin. It was 15 years ago this month, I softly slipped away from the world of office work and the bright Read more about 15 Years Ago This Month: Front Page Of The Times – I Work In Bite Communications[…]

Backpacking in Grenada: Top 8 Sights in Grand Anse

“Alone on the beach, on my own out of reach and you just passed me by”- Noel Gallagher. When backpacking in Grenada, I stayed at the Sea Breeze Hotel in Grand Anse, on the west coast of the island. This was a superb base from which to backpack the sights, enjoy some spice and nightlife Read more about Backpacking in Grenada: Top 8 Sights in Grand Anse[…]

Friday's Featured Food: The Office Themed Night In - Every Episode And Food To Match

Friday’s Featured Food: Organising A “The Office Themed Night In” – Watch Every Episode, Related Food And Drink

“So what becomes of you, my love?” – The Stereophonics. While studying at Bournemouth University, me and a few university mates were addicted to the pure fire humour of BBC sitcom/documentary called “The Office“. I find it absolutely hilarious – if you have never watched it – give it a try – and the UK Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Organising A “The Office Themed Night In” – Watch Every Episode, Related Food And Drink[…]