The Corpach Shipwreck: Everything You Need to Know

Just outside of the town of Fort William, lying majestically amongst shingle and sand is the Corpach shipwreck. This great fishing vessel rests on Caol Beach, overlooked by Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the whole of the United Kingdom. When you see photographs of the wreck online it is easy to see why this… Read More

Saturday, 19 February 2022

A Recap of 2021: The Year My Priorities Shifted

It’s probably fair to say that 2021 was not quite the year that many of us had envisioned. The pandemic had already taken one year away from us, forcing us to live lives in isolation and in fear for the future. I know I was stupidly hopeful that 2021 would be different – would be… Read More

Sunday, 6 February 2022

The Best of Loch Tay: 6 Activities You Won’t Want To Miss!

Nestled in Scotland’s central highlands – between forest-coated hills – is the sixth largest loch in the country: Loch Tay. Nearly 15 miles long, and around 1.5 miles wide, Loch Tay is in fact the largest body of water in Perth and Kinross. At its deepest point the loch is 150 metres deep. On one… Read More

Thursday, 3 February 2022

300 Mile Scottish Highlands Road Trip in an Electric Car

Everyone told me that I was crazy. That I’d never make it to such a remote part of Scotland. That I’d spend hours at charging stations. That I could potentially run out of electricity and be stranded. But their words of discouragement did anything but deter me from the task that I had set out… Read More

Thursday, 27 January 2022

What’s It Like to Canoe Down the Zambezi River?

My ores sliced through the gentle waves with careful precision, propelling my blue canoe effortlessly forwards. A ring-necked dove cooed rhythmically in the distance, just audible over the gentle gurgling of the river. I glanced at the swathes of savannah which flanked the mighty river, long, yellowing grasses rustling in a warm breeze. Beyond the… Read More

Monday, 17 January 2022

My Experience Canoeing Down the Zambezi River (Diary Entries)

The sky was aglow with stars, untainted by any light pollution. I ventured away from the flimsy canvas tents, noticing that the island was shrouded in a suffocating sheet of darkness. At the back of my mind I heard a doubt. Something telling me that I should have just stopped near to the tents to… Read More

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Stranded in Tenerife: The Full Story

Just as the pandemic was starting to rear its ugly head I embarked one perhaps one of the most dramatic trips of my life so far. I wrote that line but then considered that I was nearly killed my a hippo on Zambia, I set a gas-canister alight in Namibia, was trapped in a tropical… Read More

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

10 Day Sri Lanka Itinerary (for Beach & Safari Lovers!)

Situated within the Indian ocean, just to the south of India is Sri Lanka. This unique island is bursting with culture, is home to some of the best food I have ever tried and is coated with gorgeous landscapes, from tropical forests to golden beaches. It is a country that I knew very little about… Read More

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

A Recap of 2020: The Year When Everything Changed

I’ve drafted a couple of recap posts now but none of them felt quite right to post. There’s a lot I could say about the year that has just passed. But I want to keep this blog travel-focused and don’t quite feel ready to show a more personal side to it. So let’s delve into… Read More

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

A Day Exploring San Cristóbal de La Laguna in Tenerife

We pulled into the busy centre of La Laguna and I soaked up the tall majestic buildings which lined the streets. There are two key parts to the city: the Historical Centre and the rest of the city. We had entered to the south west of the city and found ourselves in the more modern… Read More

Sunday, 23 August 2020