Beyond The Shire: Exploring Nz (Part I)

Being so far away from everything, the country as a whole was one of the last land masses to see human settlement. The old...

Gibraltar Guns: Shetland Attractions

By Reg Reynolds The two 6-inch QF Mk I guns are mounted back to back on concrete platforms on a headland of Vementry, a tiny...

Never Too Old To Travel

This month we have a special travel feature written by Susan Clifton-Tucker, who’s proving that life begins again after retirement, as she leaves the...

Mark in Madrid

'Pongamos Que Hablo de Martínez’ is a song dedicated to Drexler's friendship with mentor and legendary songwriter Joaquín Sabina. It's a story of leaving...

The 5 Types of Japanese Onsen

Onsen translates to ‘hot spring pool’, and Japan has a great many. The water is heated by volcanic activity, and depending on the area...

A WEEKEND IN WALES*

Howling winds and torrential rain battered the clifftop in South Wales. A flash of lightning followed another as the thunder continued to roll over...

Around the World in a Camper

  Snorri & Harald: The travelling tale of two Norsemen, one campervan, and a bucketload of determination. It was night. The moon was shining bright,...

Stripping Back Down Under

  Valentine’s Day is a prime example of a day dedicated to celebrating romance and showing appreciation for our loved ones by showering them with...

THE SOLO BACKPACKER

Wanderlust; a word defined to describe a strong desire to travel. Many perceive travelling as an extended holiday or a motive to escape the...

FIVE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS

  December is dominated by dark nights, damp mornings, and dreary afternoons. Christmas and New Year are the main events of the month to brighten...