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…

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…

Kingdoms of West Africa

Before arriving in West Africa, I knew almost nothing about its history or its kingdoms. I’d…

Podcast #005: Vanuatu

Welcome to Episode 5 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. As mentioned last…

Day Trips From Perth, Western Australia

I was staying at my friend Shelly’s place for a couple of weeks in Fremantle, Western…

Celebrate Vanuatu Independence Day With Me!

My trip to Vanuatu accidentally coincided with Independence Day; this was unplanned (indeed, I didn’t even…

Nambas & Cannibals: Culture & History of Malekula

Malekula, the second largest island in Vanuatu, is noted in culture for two things, and they’re…