Santorini and Sunsets

Note: If you're looking in the guidebook and can't find Santorini on the map, it might be because it's called Thira...

Review: My Eat Pray Love

I went to see Eat Pray Love at the cinema the other day, ordinarily I would have just gone to see it because my friends were going and it's a blockbuster movie. But this time the movie had a rather different meaning to me because...

Comments problem solved guys!

To all of you who've left a comment on my blog, really sorry for not replying but they got lost in the sea of SPAM comments I was receiving. Tried various CAPTCHA plugins for wordpress but had problems with the captcha not showing up and...

Video: Walking through the Souk in Marrakech

Walking through the souk in Marrakech is a chaotic experience and an assault on your senses. An experience like no other, I took a video of what it's like to walk through the maze. Donkey carts manoeuvring, wagons and bikes coming through, tourists haggling with traders, butchers cutting up...

10 Things You Can Buy In a Marrakech Souk

If you don't get lost trying to find it, you can get pretty much anything in the Marrakech souk. From fresh olives, figs and orange juice to the more acquired tastes of sheeps head and snail soup. Leather handbags, shoes, carpets, wooden boxes, tea sets,...

STA Travel Where’s Your Head At Competition

This week I'm focusing on travel competitions, workshops and writing competitions so if you want to turn your world upside down and go on a great adventure, myabe you should enter the STA Travel Where's Your Head At Competition. All you have to do is take...

Travel Blog Exchange Copenhagen

Anyone who has set up a travel blog has probably heard of Travel Blog Exchange or TBEX as it has been shortened to. Travel bloggers from across the world will be attendin the first TBEX in Europe, which is going to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark...

Guardian Launches Travel Writing Competition

I've been noticing a lot of travel writing opportunities lately, so I thought I'd start sharing the ones I've found with you guys. The Guardian has launched its third annual Readers' Travel Writing Competition which is great to get yourself published and noticed, and you win...

The Highs and Lows of a Perpetual Traveller

In the last few years, I've become a 'perpetual traveller'. Whether I realised I was going to become one or not is a different matter, but I am now pretty much a permanent tourist. The more you travel the more it opens you up to...