Technology and Travel

It’s easy to underestimate the role technology plays in travel. Then I remember my grandmother, who chooses a coach holiday from a brochure and sends a cheque in the post. That’s such an alien idea to me. I use my laptop to research destinations. I find flights on Skyscanner. I look for accommodation on comparison… More Technology and Travel

Having a job is eeevil!

Over the summer, I saw a post on Instagram that said, amongst other things: What did the younger, idealistic version of yourself want to do when they ‘grew up’? Are you doing it? Once you start earning a wage it’s easy to stop trying for more. To stop chasing your goals. To become settled and… More Having a job is eeevil!

Travel Q&A

When was the first time you went travelling on your own? It was April 2000 and I was fourteen. And I wasn’t on my own, I was in the company of another fourteen-year-old but we were without adults so it does count. We went to Italy for two weeks to take part in a Raptor… More Travel Q&A

I love guidebooks!

Picture a tourist. They’ve got a camera around their neck, they’re probably wearing shorts and socks and sandals and an anorak and in that anorak pocket is a guidebook. They are terrible people. Are they? Because they wish to read about the place they’re visiting and learn more about it than they can from just… More I love guidebooks!

Travellers vs tourists

This is a subject I’ve wanted to talk about for a while because as divides between fundamentally similar people go, this battle blows skiers vs snowboarders out of the water. Go and take a look at this link here. Go on. This is epitome of travellers vs tourists and shows very clearly that the artist… More Travellers vs tourists