With heavy traffic, huge high-rise buildings and oppressive humidity, it can take a while to adjust to life in Bangkok. Thailand's capital is a big, chaotic city, but don't let this put you off. As you explore further you'll find opulent palaces, colourful markets...

1. Skydive over Byron Bay- Skydiving should be one of those things on every backpacker's must do list, and Byron Bay offers spectacular views of the beaches and coastline as you jump out of that plane. I did a tandem Skydive from 14,000 with...

Not many people could say that in one year they saw in the New Year watching fireworks in Bali, celebrated Australia Day in Singapore, filmed a road trip around http://artsandhealth.ie/clomid/ South Australia, swam with sea lions in the wild, experienced a stomach-churning ride in...

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. ...

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...

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,...

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....