The Ireland Roadtrip: Day 2 Belfast to Derry

By | May 14th, 2012|Ireland|

Day 2 Mini Summary: Drive from Belfast to Derry,  5 hrs in total, most of it in the rain. See the Belfast Marathon runners as we leave the city.  Drive the north east coast via the coastal route,  occasionally the sea air would become very pungent, you could taste the salt at the back of your throat. [...]

An interview with @Kiri_bumpkin of travelbumpkin.com

By | May 12th, 2012|Blogger Interviews|

Two in a month, I'm on a roll! Stepping up to the plate this week is Kiri who doesnt actually live that far from me, but is currently residing in far off lands on a working visa.  Lucky for me she still found time to answer my questions, pretty cool! HI, AND WHO MIGHT YOU BE? Name: Kiri Bowers [...]

An interview with Beverley of @pckyourpassport

By | April 26th, 2012|Blogger Interviews|

Its been a long time coming, but finally I've managed to snare another travel blogger interview, and in the hot seat this week is super cool (for evidence of super coolness check answers from the below including converse, friendly fires and childrens tv) Beverley of the newly revamped pack-you-rpassport.com.  An awesome read for anyone thinking about taking a [...]

The Wroclaw Dwarf Army

By | April 23rd, 2012|Poland|

The Wroclaw Dwarf Army is a very small army, in every sense of the word.  Scattered amongst the intricate streets and the stunningly beautiful central cathedral of this B.E.A.utiful city, this teenie tiny army lurk in plain sight, just waiting to be discovered. ... Ok so it’s not quite Troll hunting on a Hollywood scale, but if [...]

Oxford in (lots of) pictures

By | April 18th, 2012|England, Photographic Inspiration|

Its amazing how many pictures I managed to take in just a single weekend, but Oxford was very a photogenic city.  Aside from punting, which I blogged about last week, the mrs and I also took in a few of the shops, a museum or two, some markets and a jazz festival.  It was pretty full [...]

My 7 Super Shots With @HostelBookers

By | March 23rd, 2012|Photographic Inspiration|

Tag your it says Chris @BackpackerBanter as he runs away laughing, back to his south american paradise, surfing and sipping ice cold beer, whilst I'm stuck in an office under miserable grey skys.  Git!  Haha, i jest thanks Chris.  I love being tagged in series like this, its a great way for me to remind [...]

Alternative accommodation in London (2012 Olympics)

By | March 7th, 2012|Travel tips|

Did you get tickets?  I didn’t (sad face).  London’s a pretty busy place, but in a couple of months it’s going to got a whole lot busier, encase you hadn’t heard, we’re hosting the Olympics.   It’s kind of a big deal. The main Olympic site in east London is well under construction, the tube (underground) [...]

Grenada Pt4 – Chocolate, Rum, Waterfalls and why I shouldnt get married

By | March 5th, 2012|Grenada|

So, back to Grenada, out little mini break to Lance Aux Epines and Carriacou was at an end, but we still had loads to look forward to!  ... its just a shame we bought the rain back with us.  People we met were saying it was the worst they'd seen all season.  Fran-freekin-tastic. Anyway here's a map of [...]

Grenada Pt3 – Valentines in Carriacou

By | March 1st, 2012|Grenada|

After just two nights in Lance Aux Epines we were sadly moving on.  I could have stayed at the Cassa Bella much longer, but there was more of Grenada to see.  Now when I say more of the country, I don’t necessarily mean the same island.  The country of Grenada as the world knows it [...]

Photo Essay: 4 weeks of InterRailing around Europe

By | February 24th, 2012|Austria, Czech Rep, Germany, Hungary, Photographic Inspiration|

In the spring of 2010, whilst I was still 25 (just), I used up a great chunk of my annual leave from work to go inter-railing around parts of Europe. Annual leave well taken! The significance of being 25 at the time was that my age meant I was still eligable for a youth ticket, [...]