Photo of the Week: Christmas in the Caribbean

Santa does things a little differently in the Caribbean. He brings the presents in a speed boat of course! I took this on Christmas Day in the Dominican Republic around three years ago and it was definitely the best Christmas ever. ...

Travel Guide to the Qatar 2022 World Cup

Until a few days ago, I bet many people couldn't point out Qatar on a map or had even heard of it. Qatar??? Mention the word Qatar and I imagine people sat in their living rooms mistaking it for condition, catarrh, a not-so-nice condition involving a build...

8 Reasons Why You Should Travel Now

People often have the desire to go travelling, but always have a reason to put it off. Sometimes it's because people are afraid that if they  put off 'life'- the working, career building, marrying and having kids part-that somehow they'll miss the boat. However, the...

Food in Belgium: 8 Belgian Foods to Tempt Your Taste Buds

If there's one overall impression I took away from my recent trip to Belgium, it's that they like their food, and lots of it. They may be a small country but they sure have big appetites. It's not just the quantity that they're interested in,...

Dinant, Belgium: Belgium’s Saxophone Town

I must admit I wasn't familiar with any famous Belgians. On my visit to Dinant, however, I discovered that it was a Belgian who invented the saxophone. Adolphe Sax hails from Dinant and this town is incredibly proud of that fact, with saxophones everywhere. Look...

Top Things to Do In South Australia

Before I visited South Australia I didn't know much about it. Whilst most backpackers choose the well-trodden path of the East Coast for their first trip, or maybe visit Melbourne and explore the Great Ocean Road, or even fly out to Alice Springs to do...

8 Ways to Circumnavigate the World

Travel bloggers and backpackers claim to be on round the world trips these days, which is relatively easy with cheap flights and round the world tickets and a whole host of overland transport methods from trains to ferries. But throughout history man has had an...