Homesickness or just culture shock?

Many people often mistake culture shock for homesickness and in the worst case scenario they may even cut short the trip of a lifetime to rush back home to the people they love. I have made the mistake myself 10 years ago at the age of 18 I embarked on my first round the world…

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Travel planning – Getting the balance right

For me the moment I begin to plan a trip I become incredibly excited, it is almost as much fun as actually going on the trip. I have recently been exploring the possibilities of a road trip in California or some island hopping in the Philippines. Yes I realise these are two very random opposites!…

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Travel photography #frifotos – Lake Louise

This was supposed to be next weeks piece of travel photography but it comes a few days early because this weeks theme for #frifotos on twitter is reflections. In case you didnt know #frifotos is a popular hashtag on twitter where people share photos based on the theme for that week. So here is a…

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Travel photography – Canadian Rockies

The photo in this travel photography post is what really got me interested in taking pictures and capturing the places I would visit. Its quite an old one but still a great travel photo. I went on a family holiday to Canada when I was just 15 we drove from Calgary through the Rockies to…

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Driving All Over The World

To begin please sing the below along to Status Quo’s ‘Rockin all over the world’ ‘Well here we are and here we are and here we go key in the ignition hitting the open road here we gooooooo driving all over the world’ Basically I got to drive this a week or so ago………… …..an…

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Corona Extra – The best summer beer ever?

Corona Extra’s video – From Where You’d Rather Be, sums up how much I love this beer and the Corona travelling lifestyle. So read the post below enjoy it and then watch the fantastic video at the bottom I can guarantee you will then want to crack open a Corona. I think about different beers…

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Travel photography – Praia Dona Ana, Portugal

As I have just recently got back from Portugal I thought this travel photography post should be of the beautiful, but busy Praia Dona Ana beach in Lagos. I climbed up onto a rock in the middle of the beach to take a couple of photos like this one. Praia Dona Ana was a great beach and…

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