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16th Dec 2014
South East Asia Is Certainly One Of The Easiest Places As A Veggie

How Easy Is It To Travel As A Vegetarian?

At the beginning of the year I decided to go veggie and at first I was unsure how easy it would be on the road. So 12 months on, how easy is it to travel as a vegetarian?

11th Dec 2014
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Siargao Island – A Complete Guide To The Philippines Surfing Paradise

Siargao in the Philippines is famed for epic surf - so here's my guide to getting there, where to stay, what to do and of course the which surf spots to hit up!

04th Dec 2014
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Monthly Travel Summary, Stats And Budget – Nov ’14

November saw me finally exploring The Philippines after finishing up my time in Thailand - here's a run down of what I did and how much it cost.

02nd Dec 2014
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10 Perfect Xmas Gift Ideas For Travellers

Travellers can hard to buy for and with xmas coming soon you might be struggling for ideas - but here's some items I recommend every traveller takes with them!

27th Nov 2014
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Sharks, Surfing, Scuba Diving And Safety

With most of my adventures involving the ocean I often get asked about those lovely yet misunderstood creatures - sharks. Here's my view on sharks and safety.

25th Nov 2014
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Snorkelling With Whale Sharks in Oslob, The Philippines

I finally managed to tick swimming with whale sharks in Oslob, The Philippines off my travel bucket list - but was it worth the wait?!

20th Nov 2014
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Photographing Your Travels – Some Tips And Kit Advice

I often get asked for advice on how to take better photos or what camera kit you should take travelling with you - so here's some of my top tips

18th Nov 2014

Fancy Winning A GoPro?!

Fancy winning yourself a GoPro Camera? One simple question and you could have some shiny new camera kit heading your way!

14th Nov 2014
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Teaming Up With Be Shades, Plus WIN Some Sunnies!

I'm stoked to announce my latest collaboration with Be Shades sunglasses - and to kick it off there's the chance to win a pair + heaps of discounts!

10th Nov 2014
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Monthly Travel Summary, Stats And Budget – Oct ’14

South Africa, The UK and Thailand - all the stats from my October '14 travels including how much it all cost me.

05th Nov 2014
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My Surfing Bucket List

I've been travelling and surfing the world for a while now and I've finally got around to writing down my surfing bucket list!

29th Oct 2014
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Why You Shouldn’t Avoid Koh Tao During Your Thailand Trip

Since the tragedy on Koh Tao a few weeks ago I've had people ask me about how safe Tao is, after visiting last week this is why you shouldn't cut it outt of your trip...