The Slea Head Drive, Dingle, Co Kerry [VIDEO]

By | March 10th, 2015|Ireland, Video, Videos|

The Slea Head Drive is a marvel.  As someone who loves a roadtrip, it was a tough choice between the Ring of Kerry and the Slea Head Drive when over in Ireland at the back end of last year, but owing to the season and a chance to stay over in Dingle, the Slea Head Drive [...]

10 reasons why you should road trip the Dingle Peninsula

By | November 18th, 2014|Ireland|

Ah Dingle, what a beautiful place, and so close to London in reality.  Just a mere hour (ish) flight from the big smoke and its like being in a different world.  Gone are the high rise grey structures we call office buildings.  Gone is the thick and dusty smog air, and the everyday rush and [...]

Incredible views over Dingle from the Conor Pass

By | September 30th, 2014|Ireland|

As we steadily make our way up to the Conor Pass the lanes are narrow and allow little room for error.  As we drive higher and higher into the pass, where once there were fields to our left, now only jagged mountain sides fill the passenger window. 'Slow down a bit' says the gf sitting [...]

My Awesome Transfagarasan Roadtrip Route (inc Video)

By | August 20th, 2014|Romania, Video|

The Transfwhat? The Transfagarasan (Highway), its a road, and an awesome one at that! Built between 1970-1974 on the personal orders of communist politician Nicolae Ceausescu, the highway stretches some 150km, passing over the Fagaras mountains in Transylvania, Romania.  I'm here today to give you a few pointers on how you might best spend a few days driving what [...]

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 [...]

Roadtrip Essentials – Share yours and win a £1000 roadtrip of your choice

By | July 8th, 2014|Competitions|

I like driving in my car, but is most certainly not a jaguar!  It’s actually a VW Passat and a bit of a tank, but I love it all the same.  That was a Madness reference there, just in case you didn't get it. Anyway, cars, roadtrips, awesome right?  Hells yeah, I love me a roadtrip, and [...]

The view from the historic Derry city walls

By | September 3rd, 2013|Ireland|

Derry or Londonderry?  Which ever name you choose to use, this city on the northern coast of Northern Ireland is an incredible place to visit due  to its historical significance, heritage and friendly folk. Derry is the only city in Ireland that remains completely walled.  Built between 1613 and 1618 by The Honourable The Irish [...]

My favourite modes of transport

By | August 15th, 2013|Travel|

So my travels for 2013 are almost over.  Despite having a good few months of the year left to go I have plowed through pretty much the entirety of my annual leave already.  All that remains is a trip to Turkey in September to see my sister get married and then maybe a mystery trip [...]

A travel blogger interview with @LucyDodsworth

By | March 24th, 2013|Blogger Interviews|

I was asked at this years WTM how I qualify as a travel blogger if I don't travel full time.  I guess its a fair enough question, but one that is at the same time wearing a little thin.  There are plenty of wonderfully talented travel bloggers who work for a large % of the year, their talents were recognised [...]