Podcast #036: Spirits & Wines Around The World

Welcome to Episode 36 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. We’re back to…

Podcast #035: Toxic Masculinity and Gender Pride

Welcome to Episode 35 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode is…

Barefoot Backpacker’s Guide To Pride Flags

The problem with Pride Flags, I realised this week, is that apart from the blindingly obvious…

The Sunshine Coast of Australia

Overview The Sunshine Coast of Australia is, well, it’s a legion of seaside resorts. It’s the…

Podcast #034: British Seaside Resorts

Welcome to Episode 34 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode is…

Podcast #033: Kinder Scout

Welcome to Episode 33 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode is…

Is Adelaide Boring?

I asked some of my Australian friends what the general impression of Adelaide was, in the…

A Trip on the Indian Pacific Railway

Indian Pacific – a name, like ‘Orient Express’ (but possibly not ‘Woodhead’) which evokes a nostalgia…

Podcast #032: Asexual Awareness

Welcome to Episode 32 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. I am aware…

Perth & Fremantle: 1st & 2nd Impressions

I went to Perth and Fremantle in my ‘year of travelling’, when I took a career…

Rottnest Island Day Trip

On my first visit to Western Australia, I took a day trip from Fremantle to Rottnest…

Podcast #029: West Yorkshire and Ripon

Welcome to Episode 29 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. It’s been a…