The Devil's Punch Bowl

Lands of Legend: The Devil’s Punch Bowl

A couple of stories for you first. Once upon a time, two giants met on the lands now known as England. The giants didn’t get along (a common problem amongst…

Exploring Inverlochy

Every now and then I find a place that leaves me never wanting to leave. Okay, a lot of places in the world have that effect. But not many of…

My bed, I mean, bathroom...

The English Country Home

The Brits have always loved their countryside. Ask a visitor what the best parts of the UK are, they’ll mention London, Stonehenge, Edinburgh… Ask a Brit and it won’t take…

Heart shaped glasses. Also essential.

The Great British Pastime – Camping

I have always loved camping, but rarely do I get the chance. In fact, I’ve never camped in the UK. Camping is one of the great British loves, which seems…

Stonehenge – Worth the Trip?

Stonehenge is probably one of Britain’s (the world’s) most well-known icons, and is probably the one we know the least about, too. This prehistoric monument has had countless theories put…

Edinburgh and The Fringe

Every August, Edinburgh puts on the biggest arts festival in the world, known as The Fringe, and since this year’s starts very soon (August 5th) I thought I’d mention it….

the community roof garden

A Southbank Summer

Naturally, now that I’ve decided to explore my home country, I’m going to start near. One of the great things about living in London is that no matter how long…

Having a look around home

My travelling feet have been getting very itchy lately. A full-time job and stretched funds (thank you, London rent prices) mean I’ve been staying put a whole lot more over…

The friends who tipped us off on how to do Oktoberfest the right way

How to Make Friends when Traveling

I’ve done my fair share of traveling and made some of my best friends in the most foreign of situations. But if you’re about to start traveling, either alone, or…

A quick ray of sunshine

Microclimate Madness in Tenerife

You think Tenerife is all hot and tropical? Think again. It’s an amazing diverse little island with a lot more going on than you might first assume. I headed there…

Giant chairs

My Croatian Islands

The chilly London weather today has had me thinking back to my Croatian holiday and memories of a hot sun, clear water and beautiful islands. My office desk doesn’t seem…

Swedish Island Hopping

Before I could get on the boat, I had to don my wind and waterproof coverall. I felt a bit like a balloon but then again so did everybody else,…

one of the many dingos

My last days shower free…

So after I recovered from the shock of jumping out of the plane, I hit that annoying (for everyone else) stage where I could not stop talking about it. “I…