Barcelona – travel with kids

Barcelona – travel with kids

I've always tried to be authentic in writing about travel with babies and travel with kids.

How to Act like a Traveller at Home

How to Act like a Traveller at Home

True travel addicts share how they keep the travel vibe alive on home turf.

Tale of a Group Travel Virgin

Tale of a Group Travel Virgin

I wrote a travel story recently about my first experience of group travel. It saw me looking back to a trip that I took ten years ago. Writing it was quite an interesting journey in itself – funny how when you look back patterns reveal themselves. That's one of the reasons I love writing. The [...]

Any Day Adventure

A day can take you a lot of places, even when you don't really go anywhere at all. 

Domestic Bliss

If you ever find yourself getting tiered of that daily grind of chores – washing the dishes, taking out the trash, doing the laundry, cooking meals ect. I have a great cure. Just pack up your entire house, put most things into storage and put the things you cannot live without into suitcases. Fly around [...]

On loving Paul Simon’s Graceland

On loving Paul Simon’s Graceland

...following the river down the highway through the cradle of the civil war...

Take a Walk

The many layers of a city take a while to explore, and for me one of the best ways to unravel the ins and outs of a city is on foot. Walking the streets of a new city at different times of the day, seeing the light change, seeing the habbits of the people and [...]

Flying Solo – a Flamingo journey

Birds flying over Ayvalik at Sunset, Turkey 2011   Sometimes the universe just does all the work for you. I wanted  to find a quaint seaside town to take some time out in after all my touring in Turkey. It needed to be an easy distance from Ephesus and a good jumping off point to [...]

How to be a good Bedouin houseguest

How to be a good Bedouin houseguest

Staying as a Bedouin houseguest in Wadi Rum, Jordan let me glimpse everyday life in the village from a perspective perhaps not seen by many travellers. As nomads the Bedouin traditionally lived in tents in the desert. They made a living raising goats and camels. Today when you travel into the desert in the south [...]