Category: Travel

First thing’s first – I love to travel. I have a map of the world, which I’m constantly poring over. My map is a scratch-map, with the gold foil on several EU countries giving way to bright, triumphant green. I’m often running my hands over Africa, South America, the farthest reaches of Asia. I love planning my visits...

To honour this month’s theme of travel, you lucky readers can read my ramblings about the year out I took prior to starting University. I want to show how travelling around with a ragtag group of friends turned out to be one of your most valuable adventures; one I’d recommend to anybody. No, I didn’t achieve this by...

In my ‘day job’ I get to read lots and lots of travel reviews across the length and breadth of the internet. They typically fall into one of two categories: life-changingly amazing, or mindblowingly shit. There are no middle ground reviews. Uninspiring holidays don’t make for good reviews. Random strangers’...

[otw_shortcode_quote border=”bordered” border_style=”dashed”]During our last holiday to Portugal we got quite a few funny looks from us just simply holding hands[/otw_shortcode_quote] In April, the Foreign Office updated its travel advice warning gay and transgender travellers visiting the American states of North...

When I was young, all signs pointed to me being a traveller. My dad was orphaned at 19 and, although our family holidays were your typical French campsite and kids club package, his adventures as a young adult were pretty much inimitable. After dinner most nights we would sit at the kitchen table and talk about his...