You Know You Are In Bhutan When…

A question I am commonly asked is “what is your favourite country to visit”?  Having been to nearly 50 countries makes this a difficult question to answer but there is one country that will always be in my top three. Bhutan

5 Ways to be Inspired at Home – for Amateur Travel Photographers

5 Ways To Be Inspired at Home – for Amateur Travel Photographers I have always enjoyed taking photographs but it wasn’t until I started to explore the world in earnest that I developed an interest in creating images rather than simply snapping memories.  After fifteen months of travel, more than 10,000 captured memories and five […]

TOP 5: Lessons Learnt from Travelling (and 20 lessons learned on the road)

Having the opportunity, freedom and desire to travel has created endless opportunities for me to visit countries outside of my own, explore different cultures and meet a variety of diverse and interesting characters.  I’ve lost count of the lessons I’ve learned along the way, but here are my most memorable. The Top 5 Things I’ve […]

“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 […]

(ICELAND) Memorable Moments of Insignificance

My next three days in Iceland would see me join a photographer in a trip that was designed to explore Iceland beyond the day trip extensions of Reykjavik, pick up some landscape photography tips and capture Iceland best I could with my camera.

(ICELAND) “That” Volcano

“That” Volcano There are many day trips possible from Reykjavik and there are a number of coach trips available to transport you (along with a busload of other tourists) from photo stop to photo stop.  When planning my trip I knew my budget had to stretch far enough to avoid one of my travel nightmares […]

(ICELAND) Destination Iceland

Iceland has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent years.  Volcanic ash from the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in spring 2010 caused travel chaos across the skies of Europe.  Grounded travellers had unplanned holiday extensions and a legitimate reason for not turning up to work, whilst trains, cars and ferries faced their […]