Landscape of the Outer Hebrides

When you look on a map, the Outer Hebrides look pretty remote and uninteresting, and you…

Outer Hebrides Overview

I visited the Outer Hebrides in July 2019. It came off the back of my trek…

The Sani Pass

Bloody obvious with hindsight, but let me just reiterate the point, so no other backpacker tries…

Five Days in Lesotho

I only had five days in Lesotho, but it was enough to let me see that…

Apartheid and discrimination in South Africa

When I mentioned about Apartheid on my Twitter timeline, I assumed it was a reference that…

Podcast #025: Travel Privilege

Welcome to Episode 25 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This week’s podcast…

Perceptions of Soweto

Soweto. South West Township. Somewhat boring name, but those six letters encompass so much about recent…

South Africa: Overview

So, I didn’t spend that long in South Africa, maybe a week in total, but I…

Podcast #024: Travel at different ages

Welcome to Episode 24 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This week’s podcast…

Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe is the largest ruined civilisation you have never heard of. Part of the ruins…