A couple of months ago I went on a week-long yoga and meditation retreat that involved silent breakfasts and vegetarian food. And it wasn’t the least bit pretentious or wank-y. Seriously. The awkward thing about booking onto a yoga and meditation retreat is that then you have to tell people you are going on one. … More Under the Olive Trees – A Yoga Retreat in Montenegro
So you want to take a trip, but you aren’t sure of where yet. You do your research and first look into some of the more budget-friendly destinations, and they all sound great, but not exactly what you had in mind for this vacation. Then one day you stumble across a photo on a travel … More The Italian Riviera On a Budget
The last few weeks have been something of a revelation. I finally booked my flights to India, a place I’ve been fascinated by ever since I read The Jungle Book. In fact, I’ve got a very challenging yet exciting few months of travel ahead of me. Since I love making life difficult for myself I … More Goodbye To All That
Travel is one of life’s great teachers, an experience like no other that will leave you with unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. But, it can be expensive. This needn’t stop you from hitting the road though – just choose countries where your money can go further. A week’s budget in Australia, Japan or the … More Get More Bang for your Buck: Top 10 Countries for Travellers on a Budget
Rhodes is a dolphin swimming between Europe and Asia Minor. At least, that’s what it looks like on a map. The shape of the island shows a nose, a tail and a dorsal fin much like that of the watery mammal. In Greek mythology dolphins are often portrayed as a protector and rescuer of man, … More Greece’s Dolphin Island: Exploring Rhodes
London: otherwise known as ‘the Big Smoke’. Without a game-plan you are in danger of getting a little lost in the city’s fumes. A couple of days is enough to get a flavour of central London and you needn’t arise with the dawn chorus or spend half your monthly wages either. This itinerary is 48 … More Perfect Weekend In London
Night had fallen when Lewis and I first arrived into Germany’s capital. Travelling from the quiet Lincolnshire town I call home, I was more than a little excited to spend a few days amongst civilisation. Riding the U bahn from the airport to the city I pointed out the warning signs stuck to every window … More Travel Bite: Berlin from East to West
I recently had the good fortune to be invited to stay with my friend Anne in Devon, specifically Dawlish on the south coast. For those unfamiliar with English geography, Devon is a county right down in the south-west of the country; only Cornwall is further to the west. Devon and Cornwall used to be independent … More A Holiday in Devon: Quintessentially English?