Escaping the Crowds; A Passion to Explore

There is an increasing trend in travel, people seeking to explore, hoping to find more authentic experiences. They prioritise getting away from the crowds, and attempting to step off the beaten path. This new wave of traveller isn’t content sipping mai tais on all-inclusive resort beaches. Though a deserted one, that few ever reach probably holds greater appeal. They are …

Scott of the Antarctic – Exploring a Maligned Hero

It is one hundred years since Captain Robert Falcon Scott closed his eyes for the final time in a lonely tent on the continent of Antarctica. His two trusted companions were probably already dead; they died as heroes, a glorious death for an ambitious cause. Some may not know much about Scott of the Antarctic; they may have read or …

Travel Egos & Bragging rights

Chatting with a couple of friends on social media we were joking about dropping the pretence that we travel for personal growth but just for bragging rights. Shock, horror …….  it was quite tongue in cheek but after a little contemplation as with most things said in jest there seems a spark of truth at the root of the comment. Does …