COMPETITION – Win a copy of Inter Rail by Alessandro Gallenzi

By | September 4th, 2012|Books, Competitions|

***THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED*** Please see below for the winners. At the start of August, the lovely people at Alma books offered me the chance to review a new travel novel entitled Inter Rail by Alessandro Gallenzi, you can probably guess the theme. So ive now read my copy and submitted my review, but [...]

Book Review – Inter Rail by Alessandro Gallenzi

By | August 2nd, 2012|Books, Reviews|

Traveling Europe by train with my friends is one of my fondest travel memories.  Inter Railing through Germany, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Rep led me on many an adventure and a year or two later a train trip through Poland also provided me with an ... erm ... experience. Inter Rail by Alessandro [...]

Books to read whilst backpacking

By | May 17th, 2011|Books, Travel|

I wouldnt leave home without a book, i read on public transport, on my lunch at work and before i go to bed. My favourite time to read is whilst laying in a hammock in a tropical paradise whilst the sun is slowly going down. Books are probably one of the first things that get [...]

An idiot abroad

By | April 14th, 2011|Books, Travel|

Ok so this was on Sky months ago, but i got the DVD for xmas and have only just got round to watching it. Lets begin ... The idea Karl Pikington is sent around the world to visit the seven wonders of the world by Ricky Gervais. Karl doesnt like much in life (not a [...]

Twitchhiker

By | January 10th, 2011|Books, Travel|

So I’ve just finished reading Twitchhiker by Paul Smith.  Social networking tool Twitter and travel are the two elements to book revolves around.  One day Paul Smith is out in his local supermarket when he dreams up the idea of travelling to a specific island called Campbell island, located off of the south coast of Nz [...]