History in the Outer Hebrides

As you may know, the Outer Hebrides have been inhabited for several thousand years. My limited…

Podcast #027: My First Protest – a Beginners Guide

Welcome to Episode 27 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. It’s a very…

Podcast #026: Apartheid

Welcome to Episode 26 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This week’s podcast…

A Guide to Transport in the Outer Hebrides

Transport in the Outer Hebrides is probably easier than you might imagine. It’s certainly more interesting.…

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…