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Climb

Outdoor pursuits in the Atlas Mountains

By On October 20, 2013

Leaving behind the chaos of Marrakech, I was excited to get out into the countryside to stay at a rustic escape in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. En route from the city… Read More

Boat

We’re on a boat! (In Ha Long Bay)

By On June 27, 2013

It took four hours from the city of Hanoi via bus to make our way to Ha Long Bay to catch a small glimpse of the 75 miles of coastline in Vietnam’s Quáng… Read More

Bike

Biking beauty in rustic Vietnam

By On June 12, 2013

Cycling along a dusty track, our eyes feasted on the lush green paddy fields spanning out in front of us. Just a short journey from the quaint Vietnamese town of Hoi An had… Read More

Travel

Peace and quiet in Hoi An

By On June 8, 2013

Travelling around Vietnam can be a full-on experience so after encountering the craziness of brash and bolshy Ho Chi Minh it was a welcome rest-bite to arrive in charming Hoi An. The pretty… Read More

Travel

The uncomfortable reminders of a war still raw for Vietnam

By On June 2, 2013

As I shuffled underground in the darkness along a tiny, cramped tunnel it was a brief insight into the life of a Viet Cong guerilla. My journey of just a few metres… Read More

Cambodia

Angkor Wat & a wake-up call

By On May 19, 2013

As our eyes adjusted to the hazy half light of dawn a huge stone causeway, flanked by grand looking statues, stretched out in front of us. Here we were on an early… Read More

Cambodia

Welcome to Cambodia

By On May 7, 2013

I’d travelled for six hours from Bangkok to the Cambodian border when I was awoken by the driver shouting at me to get off his bus. Stumbling sleepily down the steps I… Read More

Australia

Fond memories of Noosa

By On April 21, 2013

Despite growing up in England, Australia has always felt like my second home thanks to many a wonderful holiday spent visiting family in Queensland. And one of my most loved Queensland destinations… Read More

Tanzania

Tanzania: The quest for clean water

By On April 12, 2013

Whenever her three-year-old son sips a glass of clean drinking water, Maasai mother Suzanna is grateful for the precious gift she is able to give him. Living in a rural community 90… Read More

Australia

Outdoor beauty in New South Wales

By On April 9, 2013

The awesome thing about Sydney is the combination of city life with picture perfect beaches – and gorgeous places to visit in the surrounding area. Favourites include the Hunter Valley wine region and… Read More