Top 5 adventure activities on Australia’s east coast

By | September 19th, 2012|Australia, Top 5's|

Australia's east coast is a party mecca, but believe it or not, there is more to do than get your party on.  Yes the party scene is immense and yes you'll meet loads of wicked cool people (that's right I said wicked cool), but there's honestly other things you should be spending your hard earned saving on [...]

Top 5 tips for planning a roadtrip

By | August 23rd, 2012|Top 5's|

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of driving around Ireland on a Roadtrip.  Over an amazing 9 days I drove some epic coastal roads, taking in sights such as the Giants Causeway, Slieve League and the Cliffs of Moher.  But in order to see all these amazing sights my friends and I had to [...]

Top 5 things to do in Grenada

By | June 26th, 2012|Grenada, Top 5's|

Things to do in Grenada, comin' at ya. Now normally when I write a 'top 5' post, it would only cover a single town or city.  It feels slightly strange writing a top 5 surrounding a whole country, but the Caribbean island of Grenada is so small, all of the below are easily done in a [...]

Top 5 items you’ll need to survive a British Festival.

By | March 19th, 2012|Top 5's, Travel tips|

Festival season is just around the corner, simely face.  Tickets are slowly going on sale to eager punters and dirty ticket touts (I hate you touts), both of whom are crashing endless websites with their demand.  Have you got your tickets?  Did you make sure you got them from an official supplier? ... good, you did.  We dont you [...]

Top 5 WordPress plugins for a travel blog 2012

By | January 26th, 2012|Top 5's, Travel, Travel Blogging, Wordpress/Tech tips|

I like plugins, they are fun and offer me shiny things for my site, not too many of them though otherwise my wordpress site will be slooooooww, which I dont want.  So those I do install need to be worth it *flicks hair like in the tv advert.  Here's the plugins that I think will add [...]

Top 5 reasons why British food doesn’t deserve all the bad press it gets.

By | November 14th, 2011|Top 5's|

So we are a nation of microwave warriors and take away fiends, sue us!  The British aren’t noted for their food, cooking isn’t consider so much of an art form as it in other parts of the world ... and we’re pretty lazy and generally can’t be assed to prep AND cook something.  But, that [...]

My Top 5 ways to save some £’s in London

By | September 1st, 2011|Budget Travel, Top 5's, Travel tips, What to do in London|

Like a lot of capital cities, London aint cheap (say that bit with a cockney accent for authentisity reasons), I should know as I was born here and call it home. The aim of this post is to provide information about ways visitors to London can save a bit of cash on things such as [...]

Top 5: Free photography iphone apps

By | August 30th, 2011|Top 5's|

I'm only about 5 years late in getting an iphone, but now I have my 3GS i've been keenly scowering the apple apps store for free apps, and inparticular free photography related apps.   Its not the most powerful camera attached to my phone, so any help in making my pics look a little better is [...]

Top 5 costs you probably don’t think about before you go backpacking

By | July 22nd, 2011|Budget Travel, Top 5's|

Each time I go away, I always believe that I've budgeted for the essentials, food, accommodation and fun.  Its simple and generally effective, although there's always little things that crop up and eat into that budget.  Annoying little things.  Things you would never have considered until the moment you desperately need to spend some of your [...]

Top 5 thing you don’t need to take backpacking with you

By | July 18th, 2011|Top 5's, Travel|

Its nice to be prepared, and you may think you backpack is a manageable weight, but wait until you have to start lugging it miles at a time, it’ll quickly feel heavier and you'll quickly want to discard unnecessary items.  With that in mind here is my top 5 list of things you DONT need [...]