Taupo Tandem Skydive

Taupo Tandem Skydive

There are 4 things in this world that scare me - spiders, the deep sea, sambuca and heights. During my travelling stint in 2010 I tried to fix a few of these by moving to Australia. Home of some of the world's ...
Buff on Skydive

What the Buff?

I was in a place called Hamilton, one of the first major stop on my New Zealand bike ride. It was one to remember as this was the place I rode into at about 9pm and couldn't find anywhere to pitch my tent so en...
Aussie Rules Footy

Aussie Rules: An Unexpected Day At The Footy

Aussie rules football is game I've never understood. Something about the rule that you can score a point when you miss the goal. Also, it looks like rugby but you can’t pass the ball and you have to bounce the ...
federation square melbourne

5 Free Places to Visit in Melbourne

I left some of my soul in Melbourne and I think most people who go there do the same. A captivating city with a rich beauty and culture, these are 5 things that I recommend to anyone spending any amount of ti...

Best Wireless Travel Speaker

I went on a shopping spree a while ago. Quite a while ago. A shopping spree for me usually entails spending more than usual on one item and then going home and feeling guilty. This happens maybe once a year. Th...

The time security escorted me around Dubai Airport

I quite enjoy flying. So the journey from Singapore to Birmingham was meant to be a breeze. It was a flight during the day and it was sunny and in my usual go-with-flow attitude, I had my contact lenses in and ...

To Kindle or Not To Kindle

On the face of it, a Kindle seems like an awesome idea. Millions of books on one little device that last for hours and remembers where you were when you pick it up every time. Obviously a piece of loo roll in a...
Travel Tech Tips for Music Lovers

Travel Tech Tips for Music Lovers

If you love your music as much as I do then there are some things you need to know and do. There are times when music is your absolute saviour and sometime you need it fresh, clean and not thumping from clubs s...

5 Travel Wishes

There was always a strange voice in my head when I was away and it led me to believe that without a shadow of a doubt, I would be back, doing this travel thing again and living the experience all over. I don’t ...

What does travel mean to me?

There was always a clear objective when I went travelling for the first time - to break any comforts zones and see how I fared. This meant leaving the UK with very little cash, a return ticket and a bike. When ...