A Guide to Transport in the Outer Hebrides

Transport in the Outer Hebrides is probably easier than you might imagine. It’s certainly more interesting.…

South Africa: Overview

So, I didn’t spend that long in South Africa, maybe a week in total, but I…

Podcast #013: Travel in West Africa (Part One)

Welcome to Episode 13 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. Again, this pod…

Five Days in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is not the most common destinations for tourists. In fact, I’m fairly certain the…

Crossing Borders in West Africa

I made four border crossings in West Africa on my adventure – I wrote a specific…

What to Expect when Backpacking in West Africa

West Africa isn’t generally the first place on the average British backpacker’s itinerary, but as you…

Podcast #005: Vanuatu

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

Glasgow Smiles Better

See, I grew up in Liverpool in the 1980s. Hard times in a rough city; it…

What to expect on buses in West Africa

Have you ever been tied up? Seriously. Have you ever had your partner tie you, with…

Soviet Trains

It’s a slightly different experience, travelling by train in and around the former USSR, as compared…