Rottnest Island Day Trip

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

Podcast #029: West Yorkshire and Ripon

Welcome to Episode 29 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. It’s been a…

Podcast #028: When Protests Work

Welcome to Episode 28 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. I hope if…

Why you should visit St Kilda

St Kilda, as far as we know, never existed. The name is likely to have come…

History in the Outer Hebrides

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

Podcast #026: Apartheid

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

Outer Hebrides Overview

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

Apartheid and discrimination in South Africa

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

Great Zimbabwe

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

Podcast #023: Travel in Scotland

Welcome to Episode 23 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. Spring is in…

The Matapos and Cecil Rhodes

It’s hard to talk about Africa and not mention colonialism; its effects down here in Southern…

Podcast #012: International Borders

Welcome to Episode 12 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. I actually issued…