A mini survival guide to sleeper trains

By | May 21st, 2015|Travel tips|

Sleeper trains, they're great, but can be hard work.  But if I'm honest, while I may have had trouble actually sleeping on them in the past, the effort was worth it, as there's nothing quite like waking up and watching the sunrise from a locomotive racing through an incredible landscape. Travel by train is by [...]

Google+ Stories: The Transfagarasan Highway, Romania

By | August 11th, 2014|Bulgaria, Google Stories, Romania|

Love it or hate it or just currently ignoring it, Google+ has taken steps in recent months to make a travel bloggers life potentially a little easier, and a little more interesting in terms of the content they can now produce almost automatically. If you're not aware of G+ Stories, they're essentially online scrapbooks, created [...]

Romania: The Transfagarasan Highway in Instagram Photos

By | July 18th, 2014|Real Time Blogging, Romania|

The Transfagarasan Highway ...  Seat belt Mirror Press play on epic soundtrack Hit record on the GoPro 1 last haribo in the mouth Mirror again Signal and Maneuver   That is how a roadtrip done in my opinion, and that is how I intend to spend the greater part of the next 4 days whilst [...]

My 2013 travel roundup

By | December 18th, 2013|Travel|

Not bad for an office bod.  Despite spending a large portion of my year sitting at a desk in a freezing cold west London office block, travel over the past 12 months has been good.  Very good in fact! At the risk of sounding a little like a Dbag, here's a few travel numbers I [...]

Bansko – Instagraming from the top of a mountain

By | February 15th, 2013|Bulgaria, Photo of the week|

Bansko is a ski resort located in south west Bulgaria. You've probably heard me yapping on loads about it over the past few weeks. I went, I snowboarded, I filmed, I blogged, I instagramed and then I bombed your twitter feed with all of the above. You'll have done well to avoid it. Whilst in [...]

Snowboarding in Bansko, Bulgaria – Real Time Blogging

By | January 23rd, 2013|Bulgaria, Real Time Blogging, Snowboarding|

Snowboarding in Bansko - I've been once before and loved it, so i'm going back. It makes sense doesn't it!? In fact as you read this I am either on my way to, or already in Bansko, a ski resort located in the southwest of Bulgaria. I'm here in this snow capped wonderland to see [...]