4 Walking Routes to Llyn y Fan Fach & Llyn y Fan Fawr

Llyn y Fan Fach is a glacial lake in the Brecon Beacons. This is a hiking guide describing 4 routes which take in views of this beautiful lake. I provide trail descriptions, distances, times and starting locations. The Black Mountain (singular) refers to a range of mountains in the Western Brecon Beacons National Park. This is not to be confused with the Black Mountains on the Eastern side of the Park. The highest peak in the Black Mountain…

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The Best Brecon Beacons Walks

In this guide I discuss the best Brecon Beacons walks. I provide a brief outline of each hike, including distance, difficulty and starting location. The Brecon Beacons National Park is located in South Wales and is made up of four different areas. These sections of the park are known as the Central Beacons, Fforest Fawr, the Black Mountain and the Black Mountains. Fforest Fawr is a UNESCO Geopark. A dedicated National Park since 1957 the Beacons are famed…

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Brecon Beacons Waterfalls

This is a guide to visiting the Brecon Beacons waterfalls in South Wales. The Brecon Beacons is a National Park in South Wales which was established in 1957. The park covers 519 square miles and consists of four main areas - The Black Mountain, Fforest Fawr, The Central Beacons and The Black Mountains. (Yes Black Mountain and Black Mountains - very confusing!) The Brecon Beacons comprises mostly of grassy moorland, interspersed with forestry plantations. The park is known for…

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The Best things to do in Merthyr Tydfil (by a local!)

This is a list of all the best things to do in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. I describe top activities on offer, from mountain biking and rock climbing, to castle tours and whisky tasting. All costs, locations and a downloadable map are included. Merthyr Tydfil is an Iron Heritage town in the South Wales valleys. It was once the largest town in Wales, with a workforce built solely on industry. However, in recent years Merthyr has reinvented itself and…

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Things to do in Georgia (country)

In this travel guide I outline the best things to do in Georgia by discussing 7 top Georgia destinations.Travel to Georgia (the country, not the state) is a must for anyone who likes big mountains, a varied history and great wine.  You know the saying good things come in small packages? Well this is definitely true for the little Caucasian country of Georgia. Ever since my first visit to Georgia in 2015 it has remained one of my…

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Ireland Road Trip Planner: The Perfect Budget Itinerary

In this Ireland road trip planner, I provide all the information needed to enjoy an epic 28 day adventure around the Emerald Isle. I suggest which route to take, what activities to enjoy and which places to stay for every day of the trip. If you're wondering how to plan a trip in Ireland then look no further - I've put the hard work in so you don't have to! This Ireland road trip itinerary is suitable for…

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Craft Breweries Around the World

Updated for 2020! Craft breweries around the world includes brewery reviews from Asia, Europe and the Americas. There’s something so enjoyable about having a beer at the end of a good hike or after a busy day of sightseeing. For me, sampling new beer has become as big a part of travelling as trying new foods. Food, beer and exploring all seem to sit happily hand in hand with each other. For this reason I felt it was…

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12 Amazing Alternative Adventures

Are you looking to try something different? Need some inspiration to find an exciting experience? As a long term traveller I frequently get asked what are the best alternative adventures I've had, so I thought it was about time I shared some of them with you. In this post I describe 12 amazing adventures that I have enjoyed since I became an overland adventure tour leader in 2013. Some are quite active while others are more relaxing, but…

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Galway one day itinerary

In this post I provide the perfect itinerary if you have one day in Galway. I describe activities to enjoy, places to eat and where to stay. Galway is a harbour city in the West of Ireland, located where the River Corrib meets the Atlantic Ocean. A great Galway one day itinerary would involve taking a free walking tour of the historical city centre, exploring Galway City Museum, walking the promenade to Salthill and listening to local Irish…

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Exploring the Beara Peninsula: Dursey Island Walk

A guide to exploring Dursey Island in County Cork. I explain what you can expect on the Dursey Island walk. The Beara Peninsula is the hidden gem of south-west Ireland. It's part of the Wild Atlantic Way, an epic road network that travels along the coastal roads of Western Ireland. With big competition from the Ring of Kerry and Dingle, this peninsula tends to get overlooked. I was so impressed with my visit there that I would recommend…

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