25th Jul 2014
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HOSTEL REVIEW – Loft Hostel – Reykjavik, Iceland

  When I headed to Iceland I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted to get up to – freediving Silfra being the main aim of the game...

23rd Jul 2014
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The East Coast Of Australia – How Long Should You Take?

  Australia is one of the top backpacking travel spots on the planet and somewhere I’ve spent quite a bit of time on my own travels. One of the questions...

15th Jul 2014
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Freediving Between Two Continents In Iceland!

Ever since I first discovered the world of Freediving in Koh Tao just over a year ago I was pretty hooked. It mixed my love of the ocean with a...

14th Jul 2014
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Travel Photo Of The Week – The Similan Islands, Thailand

There’s many times on my travels that I’ve stared at the scene in front of me and I’ve simply opened my arms, let out a scream of appreciation and soaked...

10th Jul 2014
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Exploring Iceland On Horse Back With Eldhestar

When Chris asked me what I wanted to do in Iceland, the only thing I said was “HORSE-RIDING!”. Yes, the block capitals were necessary! I’ve been riding horses since I...

09th Jul 2014
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Monthly Travel Summary, Stats and Budget – June ’14

Well June was a rather odd month – and there were some BIG changes that I’m still processing and haven’t really announced. I was busy living the dream in the...

07th Jul 2014
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Travel Photo Of The Week – Iceland Landscape

Having just just bounced back from Iceland I’m still in awe of the beautiful landscapes and scenes that filled my trip and I’m slowly working my way through all the...

01st Jul 2014
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A Weekend Break To Iceland?!

Yup you read that right – I’m travelling to Iceland! And what’s crazier is that I’m heading there rather spontaneously – on Thursday! But you’re in Portugal surf coaching right?! ...

25th Jun 2014
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Introducing My New Site – Epic Gap Year

I’m pretty excited to be typing this right now as I’m finally announcing some news that I’ve be waiting to share for ages! I’ve finally launched my new business venture...

23rd Jun 2014
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Travel Photo Of The Week – Koh Rong Island, Cambodia

With Cambodia being my top country in South East Asia my camera soon found itself pretty packed with images from this beautiful country. The tranquil beaches of Koh Rong Island...

11th Jun 2014
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Travel and Photography – What Camera Kit Do I Backpack With?

Over the last few months I’ve been getting more and more emails regarding cameras and travel – people asking me what camera kit I have on the road, what I...

10th Jun 2014
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Travel Photo Of The Week – Rainy BBQs, Portugal

I know a lot of people assume that given the fact I’m travelling all the time I never see bad weather! Well in fact although I do my best to...