Eurocamping as an adult

When I was a kid and a teenager, I spent all of my summers on holiday with Keycamp – camping for people who don’t like camping, really. You arrive on a campsite to find your tent or caravan all ready for you to move in, fully equipped with plates and wine glasses and pillows and… More Eurocamping as an adult

24 facts about me!

Today’s blog is not about travel or adventures. It’s about me, because I know you want to learn twenty-four random facts about me! In real life, I’m a business development administrator two days a week and a statistical researcher two other days. This means I know things like how many boats there are in the… More 24 facts about me!

Photoset: Tromsø 2017

It’s May and the sun is shining so when better for a photoset of some of my favourite pictures from Tromsø in February. Tromsø is easily the most photogenic place I’ve ever been and I put so many of them on Instagram for so long that I couldn’t imagine sharing this photoset in any shape other than… More Photoset: Tromsø 2017

Year Abroad: Appenzell

Appenzell is a lovely little corner of Switzerland, virtually untouched by the 21st century. It’s farming country, full of rolling hills and moo-cows and villages made of traditional wooden houses. In Switzerland, voting is taken seriously and done canton by canton and Appenzell Innerrhoden, one of the two Appenzell half-cantons stills vote in the traditional… More Year Abroad: Appenzell

DofE – as an adult!

Something very exciting happened two weeks ago. My Bronze DofE badge and certificate arrived in the post! For anyone who hasn’t encountered DofE, it’s the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, done in three levels (Bronze, Silver & Gold) and stereotypically involves two to five days of walking in the rain over inhospitable territory like Dartmoor. The… More DofE – as an adult!