The slogan’s true: Austin is weird. Everything’s still big: yes the skyscrapers are still soar, the roads are wide and the margaritas are still overflowing on 6th Street. But sometimes Austin can feel like it’s not in Texas at all. And that’s why I love this city. Take a tour through some of Instagram shots and fall for Austin’s ‘weirdness’ yourself!
Photos are the best, free souvenirs. This week: trekking in the hills of Mai Son, north Vietnam. Each week I’ll post a photograph from some of the most special places I’ve visited on my travels. Leave a comment or share your favourite place.
Here’s why you should leave the crowds in Malta, hop on the ferry and discover island life in Gozo. Find out where the best beaches are and what to see and do in Gozo on a short day trip.
Planning your bucket-list trip to Borneo? Don’t miss this: where to see endangered orangutans and what the difference is between seeing them in the wild and in Asia’s rehabilitation centres.
Before you fall into the trap of believing all that the guidebooks say, read my post about the real Langkawi, what to see and so there, plus how to stop worrying and have fun!
Thinking about volunteering whilst you’re travelling or on a gap year? Choosing the right programme and organisation can be difficult. But the rewards can massively outweigh the hours of research it […]
This week: Phongsaly, Laos A remote village in northern Laos where I was lucky enough to stay on for a night while on a 3-day trek through the region. Every […]
This week: Mount Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia Every couple of weeks I’ll post a photograph from some of the most special places I’ve visited on my travels. Leave a comment or […]
A snapshot of some of the best places I have been from around the world.
Had enough of the chaos in Kuala Lumpur? Get away from the hustle and bustle for some down time up in the Cameron Highlands.