wherever i am, i am what is missing

As those who know me will testify I am a huge fan of music, literally any music, I will listen to anything.   So this little story is about an album I bought a couple of years ago! It was a complete impulse buy I’d never heard of the band or had a clue what…

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Travel & Technology

People continuously rave on about how technology has changed the way we gain travel information and how we can get it within seconds however recently I have noticed this has been to the detriment of the true values of the traditional backpacker. I guess I am a traditional backpacker? When I took my first round…

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Football & The World!!!! Are you a glory supporter??

Ok so the world is football crazy! This has become obvious to me on my travels. It seems everyone loves the UK Premier League and supports Man U, Arsenal and some of the other top teams, which kind of got me thinking how many people actually support their local league club. I know I do…

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ios island at night

Ios party island, Greece

Over the past couple of years I have really fell in love with the Greek Islands and Ios in particular. This is a fantastic island and I promise if you make the effort to travel there you will have an absolute blast……….and probably stay longer than planned! Ios, Greece: the party island with secluded beaches…

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Lazy – Pretty much!

Ok so I admit it i havent been so busy that I cant write, I was busy in December but pretty much ive been lazy! Infact for the first time i seem to have watched loads of TV! Particulary Bondi Rescue & An Idiot Abroad. Bondi Rescue is actually probably the best ‘reality’ type show…

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A bit of Lonely Planet history part 2

So I got my book and have had great fun flicking through it. It’s hard to imagine places like koh samui being a good unspoiled base & phi phi only accesible by a trip with a local fisherman! Oh to have been able to travel the far east a few years ago! I’m actually planning…

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A bit of Lonely Planet history

Incase you didnt know im a huge huge fan of Lonely Planet. Ive tried a few of the competitors but keep coming back to the Lonely Planet series and recently read The Lonely Planet Story and enjoyed learning about the history of the company. Ive been a bit of a collector of guide books and…

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