Why I’m Not A Party Traveller

I looked at my social media newsfeeds not long ago and noticed it was filled with people partying at far flung locations around the globe. Topless blokes covered in body paint on tropical beaches danced with girls in bikinis, grasping buckets of cheap booze with seventeen straws in them to help share the love, amongst other … Continue reading Why I’m Not A Party Traveller

Show some respect

I visited a sacred Hindu area when in Nepal a few years ago. I suppose the  location is best described as the Hindu equivalent of a funeral home. The site itself has been used as a place of worship for hundreds of years and the river flowing through it considered more sacred than the Ganges. Tourists get taken here to … Continue reading Show some respect

Trip planning: a blueprint

There is nothing more satisfying than organising that next big trip. All the decision making has been done and you have bitten the bullet, booked tickets and forked over wads of cash to travel agents. It’s a fantastic feeling. There is a process that takes place when organising any trip. Elements will change slightly from … Continue reading Trip planning: a blueprint

Not Another Selfie

“Selfie- A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam. Often shared via social media.”                                                                            The Oxford Dictionary. I visited Kanchanaburi in Thailand this year, home of the bridge over the River Kwai. This bridge was made famous by the 1958 movie of the same name, based on the hardships … Continue reading Not Another Selfie