Home; The Most Underrated Place on Earth

“There’s no place like home” We’re all aware of the above quote, but how many genuinely believe the sentiment it represents? There is another equally well-known, and relevant saying “familiarity breeds contempt”. Hopefully not many are contemptuous of their surroundings, but it’s true that we become blasé, even indifferent to what is familiar. People are naturally curious, we have an …

Adventure in a shrinking World – Modern Day Exploring

Is it possible to still make discoveries in the modern World, to feel some exhilaration from exploring and finding something new? The opportunities to explore unchartered regions are diminishing but there are still some available for those sufficiently driven to do so. Most of the ocean floor remains unexplored but even on dry land there are still exciting destinations to …

Exploring Lost & Found; Where the streets have strange names

The reasons people travel are almost as numerous as for getting up in the morning. Exploring exotic locations, following the sun, chasing the Northern lights, immersion in different cultures, visiting family or friends, city shopping or climbing expeditions the list is almost endless. “getting totally lost even for a little” One of my favourite reasons however is to explore, to …

An Attitude for Adventure

 “Life’s an adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller  Spirit of Adventure We have all heard of the phrase “Spirit of Adventure” it is often tossed about like confetti to describe anybody or anything that displays a little free spirit. If we actually think about it, it probably still conjures up images of fresh faced, young, athletic, all American …

Journeying; Travel without destination

“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled.” – Mohammed This is one of my favourite quotes; however maybe in the modern era, relating how you travelled is more relevant. Is it possible to still make the journey the true adventure? Flying has taken a great deal of the ‘journeying’ experience out of travelling; it …