10 Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners

The opportunity to see wildlife in its natural environment has become a key feature of my travel adventures in recent years. Not only has it taken me to some of the most beautiful locations in the world, it has provided me with some spectacular photographic opportunities. Along the way I’ve learned that whilst ultimately rewarding, […]

Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide: How to Photograph the Stars

A star-filled sky is one of my favourite photography subjects and the opportunity to shoot the Milky Way often influences my travel plans.  It’s not just the resulting visual image I find rewarding, but the experience itself.  I love the opportunity to get away from the city and into remote and quiet locations.  I enjoy […]

8 Reasons to Swap Your Briefcase for a Backpack

Whether it’s for three months or three years, swapping your briefcase for a backpack could be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. More and more people of all ages and backgrounds are choosing to take time out from their day-to-day lives to travel. They do it for different reasons, in different ways and […]

Survival Tips: The Challenge of Returning Home From Long Term Travel

The adjustment phase is the inevitable epilogue to all great travel adventures and something every returning long-term traveller can relate to.  It’s a challenging period – but these survival tips may just help you get through it.    I recently reunited with some traveller friends of mine, who were heading home after two and a half years […]

Inspirational Travel Quotes and Why We Travel

Travel quotes are commonly used as a source of inspiration when planning an adventure, as motivation whilst on the road and to put reflection on a past experience into words. A memorable travel quote is inspirational, insightful and relatable. A travel quote can also help verbalise why so many of us are choosing to integrate […]

“The TOP 5” – Best & Worst Things About Solo Travel

When I typed “solo travel” into Google today, it returned 60 million hits – yes, 60 million!  As the world grows smaller through technological advances and travel becomes more accessible, solo travel has increased in popularity.  The internet is full of information both from and for solo travellers, but what is it really like to […]