Miami – The weird and wonderful South Beach

I have been to Miami a few times over the years but nothing ever beats the initial 24 hours of madness that greets you if you look around on your first visit. Here’s a recap of what I saw and experienced during my first few hours in Miami. You don’t have to spend long in…


Planning a round the world trip – 15 years on

Sometime in May 15 years ago I returned a fresh faced young 18 year old man from a round the world trip. Like many others before and after me I was bitten by the travel bug and within days of returning home was already planning another round the world trip to see and discover new…


Marina Bay Singapore

Singapore Revisited : 12 years on

I first visited Singapore 12 years ago as the final city on my backpacking trip and I have to be honest I hated the place and had quite a bad experience there. Singapore didn’t really lend itself to backpackers. It was quite expensive and my hostel was awful. I was in a room with no…


San Sebastian La Concha Beach

Top 5: Spain’s Best Beaches

With iconic cities, a vibrant culture, delicious food, and renowned events, Spain is one of the most widely beloved travel destinations in the world. In addition, the country also features some of the world’s most beautiful and enjoyable beaches. And with both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines, and a number of islands, there is a lot…


Western Water Park Mallorca

Fun in Mallorca

When I started travel blogging I used to get caught up thinking about the story or blog post. I’d look for cultural experiences and try to see as many things as I could so that I have something to write about. I learnt quickly though that when you’re in this frame of mind you forget to have…


naked sauna in croatia

My naked sauna experience

“Were going for a spa and sauna experience tomorrow” these were not the words I expected to hear whilst on my stag do The replies from the group consisted of ‘That’s a bit outside of the box’ to ‘Nah I don’t believe you. What are we really doing?’ The next morning we ended up at…



Perhentian Islands : Photos and Video

I previously told you about how I enjoyed my week on the Tropical Perhentian Islands in Malaysia and now I thought I would share some of the fantastic photos I took along with a short video too. The Perhentian Islands are easy to photograph. Around every headland is another gorgeous white sandy beach fringed by palms…


Perhentian Besar Tuna Bay

Perhentian Islands : Malaysia’s Tropical Islands

I first heard of the Perhentian Islands some years ago and always promised myself I would visit and this year I finally made that promise to myself with a trip to Malaysia. The Perhentian Islands lie around 10 miles off the east coast of West Malaysia or Peninsular Malaysia and despite not having much coverage…