Hiking The Pennine Way

On my Hike Across Great Britain in the summer of 2019, I hiked the Pennine Way.…

Hiking the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is the archetypal and most famous of the long-distance Scottish footpaths. In…

Mental Health and Self-Care Outside

I issued an episode of my podcast “Travel tales from beyond the Brochure” where I spoke…

Hiking on Orkney

Hiking on Orkney was one of my major reasons for travelling there. My original aim was…

Podcast #045: Get Outside Day

Welcome to Episode 45 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This podcast episode…

Hiking the Norfolk Coast Path

As I’m sure you all know, in the summer of 2019 I hiked across Great Britain,…

Hiking in Ardnamurchan

Ardnamurchan is a peninsula in the far west of Scotland, lying about halfway up, kind of…

Podcast #033: Kinder Scout

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

Rottnest Island Day Trip

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

Landscape of the Outer Hebrides

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

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…