Podcast Special Episode #007½: “It’s Grim Up North”

Welcome to Episode 7½ of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This is a…

Podcast #006: The Great Outdoors

Welcome to Episode 6 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This time I’m…

Hostels in Review – “1001 Empenadas”

These are reviews of backpacker hostels I stayed in during my trip to Chile in May…

Day 10 : Salida

Monday 26 May 2014 On the way up to La Serena a few days ago, I…

Day 09 : Wild Wild East

(as an aside, Pisco Elqui does have streetlights. Just not very many and they’re not very…

Day 08 : Highway to the Stars

Saturday 24 May 2014 Sometimes people ask me why I travel. They are surprised and admiring,…

Bottled Water – observation

This is only a small thing, but I’ve noticed on my travels an obsession with bottled…

Day 07 : On the Beach

Friday 23 May 2014 La Serena is quite a pretty little town; ‘little’ being the operative…

Day 06 : … and that’s why I decided not to go through Atacama!

Thursday 22 May 2014 You’d have thought the Pan-American highway would be something spectacular- a vast…

Day 05 : Accidental Prat

Wednesday 21 May 2014 It’s possibly a question for probability statisticians to muse on, about how…