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Cages, Rubber and Fear – Shark Cage Diving In Gansbaai, South Africa

There’s a few things that have been sat on my travel bucket list for a while now – and when pics of my backpacking buddies ticking them off their lists pop up in my Facebook feed I get a genuine surge of jealousy! But instead of being mean to them I’ve decided to get their …

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2012 – A Year of Backpacker Travel in Pictures

2012 has been a pretty dam epic year for my backpacking travels and indeed the blog too! In the past 12months I’ve left rainy cold England behind and spent pretty much all year basking in the warmth of an endless summer on my RTW backpacking trip. I’ve covered 4 continents and 10 countries, all of which …

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From Snow To Sahara – I’m Travelling In Morocco!

As you may have already figured out from Mondays Photo of the Week I’ve said good bye to Switzerland (for now!) and I’ve headed off on the next leg of my RTW2012 adventure. I left Switzerland as I found it – covered in snow – and have swopped the snowy mountains for dusty roads, winding …

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My NEW And FINAL Travel Plans For 2012…PROMISE!

If you know me, know my blog or simply stereotype me by the fact I’m male you’ll already know how useless at planning I am! …my travels are no exception! I worked at STA Travel for over a year before hitting the road again. Planning other people’s adventures? No worries! Planning my own? Completely different …

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Photo of The Week – 11.07.11

“Pondering The Next Adventure” This image of my mate Bev following our surf trip to Morocco pretty much sums up everything that’s running through my mind when I board a plane – pondering life, reminiscing the already fading memories of my last adventure and already pre planning the next trip! The only exception to this …

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Photo of The Week – 13.06.11

Sunbathing With the Locals When you travel abroad there’s always something out the ordinary that makes you have a double take. In this case when I came out from surfing in Morocco I was greeted by a herd of Camels, just chilling on the beach and topping up their tan alongside the tourists – you’ve …

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Culture Shock – A Females Worries and Perspective

For me, of all the millions of questions and thoughts running through my mind as the countdown reduces to my trip, I wonder how the countries culture will affect me and what I need to pack… When it comes to western culture, it’s a simple question of what the seasons will hold and packing accordingly. …

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Photo of The Week – 11.04.11

“Moroccan Whiskey” If you ever travel to Morocco you’ll quickly find out that the staple drink of choice – whatever the time of day or weather – is Moroccan Whiskey…aka mint tea. This sugary hot drink is highly addictive and was the cornerstone of my recent trip! I love the stuff. It’s also dirt cheap …

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Photo of The Week – 05.04.11

Moroccan Rugs, Banana Village Souk One of my favourite things about Morocco is the infamous rugs they produce – and there’s no better place to get one than a local souk, where you can barter on every single size colour and combination. I visited the Banana Village one around the corner from my apartment in …

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