St Helena; Journeying to a remote South Atlantic Island

Journeying to St Helena, in the South Atlantic is one of the last, true voyages available. Although the building of an ...

“True adventurers do not need to seek adventures, adventures will eventually find them”

This site is about travel experiences, discovering a world through cultural immersion, and an attitude for adventure. This aim of this travelogue is to share these adventures through story telling and vibrant, evocative photography. You won’t find endless lists here, just engaging narrative, and tips to help get the most out of every trip. If […]

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Postcards from Magnetic Island, Queensland

Learning the wince inducing news that wombats have cube shaped poo was just one of the fascinating gems shared at Bungalow Bay koala village, on Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia. The reason, apparently it doesn’t roll, probably useful but it seems unlikely wombats look forward to toilet breaks. The locals affectionately call the one road island […]

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Exploring Queensland Itinerary with #Room753

As well as excitement, there will be a degree of concern when my plane touches down in Brisbane on Monday. It will be in the aftermath of Cyclone Ita, and although I’ve often expressed a wish to experience stormchasing, witnessing the damage caused by a major storm first hand, with some potentially tragic stories, is […]

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Masiphumelele Township; The Spirit to Succeed in Cape Town

Driving past the townships such as Masiphumelele, close to Cape Town it is easy to consider them a blight on the area. Filled with ramshackle, rundown temporary accommodation, streets littered with garbage, effluence, or even open sewage streaming down the streets, and discarded vehicles abandoned in the shanty-like communities. Masiphumelele, means “I will succeed” Originally, […]

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Postcards from a South Atlantic Sunset

There’s been some ‘golden hour’ inequality on this site recently, with slightly too much sunrise favouritism. It’s time to redress the balance, and as sunsets on St Helena, in the South Atlantic are as impressive, sharing a few from there would even the score. “The light is looking poor” was the forecast offered by a […]

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Photography Tips; Photographing Northern Lights

Guest Post by Alison Bailey The Aurora displayed, three out of the four nights on a recent trip aboard the Hurtigruten ship, the MS Richard With. It seems right to share this good fortune, and provide a few tips for photographing Northern Lights. There are plenty of informative articles about capturing the Aurora, and I […]

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Confessions of a Reluctant Twitcher on St Helena

The next St Helena tourism campaign probably won’t be based on visitors crawling between cowpats on Deadwood Plain. It’s not on many people’s list of things to do on the South Atlantic island, and yet that’s exactly what I was doing one morning. This reasons for this curious pastime almost certainly needs clarification; I was […]

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Postcards from Camprodon in the Catalan Pyrénées

The attractive village of Camprodon in the Catalan Pyrénées has enough to keep a curious visitor busy for an afternoon, especially when a knowledgeable guide is on hand to provide an informative narrative relevant to each point of interest. Strolling through the narrow streets is like taking a walk through the history of the region. […]

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