A view from the top of Table Mountain

By | July 19th, 2011|Photographic Inspiration, South Africa, Travel|

In 2005 when I landed in Cape Town, despite having strained ankle ligaments I decided that Table Mountain would be a good idea. It wasnt the longest climb i've ever taken on, but it was seriously hard work!  Here's the view from the top ... *click to enlarge     ... and some from below [...]

Backpacking vs Flashpacking. What are the differences?

By | July 14th, 2011|Travel|

With travel becoming easier and easier, its no wonder that more and more people are spreading their wings and travelling to distant lands.  Some travel for the culture, some to meet new people, other for the enivitable parties that the traveling scene is notorious for, but not everyone travels in the same way. As i've got older [...]

The Kiwi Experience in pictures – South Island

By | June 3rd, 2011|New Zealand, Photographic Inspiration, Travel|

The Kiwi Experience is an awesome hop on, hop off backpacker bus which transports travellers far and wide across beautiful New Zealand. In 2007 i spent a month in NZ, using the bus to move through both the countries north and south island.  It has a reputation of being a bit of a party bus, and to an extent that [...]

The Kiwi Experience in pictures – North Island

By | June 3rd, 2011|New Zealand, Photographic Inspiration, Travel|

The Kiwi Experience is an awesome hop on, hop off backpacker bus which transports travellers far and wide across beautiful New Zealand. In 2007 i spent a month in NZ, using the bus to move through both the countries north and south island.  It has a reputation of being a bit of a party bus, and to [...]

Volunteering – is it worth the money?

By | June 1st, 2011|India, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Travel, Volunteering|

Volunteering can be quite expensive, it looks great on your CV and promises to get you as close to living in a local community as possible, but prices can sometimes reach into the thousand’s, add to that  the costs of your flights,  travel equipment and insurance and it can all seem very pricey.  But is [...]