Dartmoor Walking – A view through the ancient …

Research clearly points to time in a natural landscape being good for your mental health. But do we really need research to know that? I get an itch sometimes. No,…

Boat Hitchhiking Part 8: How to Deal with …

Seasickness is a feeling wholly like any other (except maybe morning sickness, I’m not sure, I haven’t had children). It makes you feel as though you just might die. It…

Walking in Circles to the Top: an …

The Rundetaarn is an inconspicuous creature. It sits central to Copenhagen and features widely on lists of places to visit. But to look at. Well. You could probably walk right…

Free Book Extract from ‘In Bed with …

An extract from Chapter 4 of my first book, In Bed with the Atlantic. … Five hundred miles was something I could get a handle on, something I could picture. It…

An Idiot-Proof Guide to Solo Travel in …

I’ve travelled in four continents and in 23 countries but you know what? I’ve never travelled alone. Well, that’s technically not true. I attempted a solo trip to the USA…