What is a Numbers Station

There is a famous quote from a spokesperson in what was at the time the Department…

Spango Valley

Just south of Greenock, in Inverclyde, western Scotland, is a derelict business park called Spango Valley,…

The Russian Woodpecker

On my visit to Chernobyl and Pripyat, one of the places I was taken to was…

Visiting Pripyat

Whenever anyone thinks of visiting Chernobyl, what they think of often isn’t the power plant itself.…

Chernobyl City and the Exclusion Zone

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station was the scene of an explosion in April 1986. It was…

How to Visit Chernobyl

At the time of writing this blog post, Chernobyl has been off-limits to visitors for a…

Being Non-Binary at an All-Inclusive Resort

The St. George Beach Hotel & Spa Resort, where I went for my all-inclusive Press Trip…

Who Are The Non-Binary People?

One of the issues often touted online about non-binary identity is around its demographics. This is…

Podcast #059: Do You Have Pride In Your Country?

Welcome to Episode 059 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode is…

Being Non-Binary

The concept of non-binary identity crept up on me unawares. I’d written my rant about toxic…

Podcast #052: Packing Mistakes

Welcome to Episode 52 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This podcast episode…

Asexuality, Asexuals, and Sex

Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction. But despite what many people might think, that doesnā€™t…