Podcast #005: Vanuatu

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

Podcast #004: Reverse Culture Shock

Welcome to Episode 4 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. As you know,…

Podcast #001: Travelling Barefoot

Welcome to Episode 1 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. I aim to…

Confessions of a Travel Blogger

I am not a travel blogger. Now, that might sound like a strange thing to say,…

Return of the Barefoot Daisy

This post will appeal to different people in different ways … 😉 Earlier this month, I…

The hidden fixed travel costs of having a house

There are a lot of posts around on travel blogs talking about how to save money…

Older People Can Backpack Too!

It seems to be a given that the travelling community is made up of wide-eyed twentysomethings…

The £800 mistake

As I write this today (30 April 2015), it is exactly a year since I ventured…

The F*cket List, or Places To Die Before I Go

Everyone has a ‘Bucket List’, a tick-off sheet which itemises all the things you’d like to…

Fear of Failure

Every so often, I have a ‘wobble’, usually caused by nothing more than a word, a…