The reasons I haven’t used a guide book on my travels for well over ten years are: 1) They make inexperienced travellers suspicious before leaving the airport immigration hall and… 2) If you want the most up to date information…

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What do you buy for a close friend or loved one who is heading off across the borders of a map? In the ideal world it would be cash – no seriously, cold hard cash. It takes up no space…

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A great deal can be said about solo travel and as with most things there are positives and negatives. Travelling alone engulfed me early on with an infectious bug which has lasted over 16 years, filling passports and travel journals.…

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Packing for a trip abroad is an art form and one not perfected during the first two forays across the map. No it is a craft which is polished over the course of many trips away, learning how many shorts,…

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