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 Apps for Landscape Photographers

In this guide I want to share the best apps for landscape photographers. Capturing great landscape photographs often requires a great deal of planning. It's rare that you just happen to be in the right place at the right time (although it's awesome when that happens!) Luckily, today there are a plethora of tools available which we can utilise to ensure we are exactly where we need to be, to take that perfect shot. In this post I…

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

This is a comprehensive 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…

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The Ultimate Car Camping Checklist

This extensive car camping checklist is designed to help you to prepare for your next outdoor trip. The way we travel this Summer might have to change, as we try to incorporate social distancing measures. Jumping on a plane to a far-off destination won't be as straight forward as it once was. For this summer at least, domestic travel might be a more feasible option. One budget friendly way to travel locally is through car camping. The beauty…

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Dark tourism destinations

In this post I delve into the world of dark tourism. I describe 10 popular dark tourism destinations from around the world. Finding myself with some enforced indoor time this Spring, I discovered the Netflix series Dark Tourist. It came recommended by fellow bloggers, so I had to see what all the fuss was about. The Louis Thereaux-esque host travels the world in search of locations fitting the bill of dark tourism. That is to say, sites that…

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Weird Chinese Food

In this post, Nick talks about some of the weird Chinese food he's tried during his trips through China over the last twenty years. Guest Post by Nick Fulford. Night markets in China are a good place to find some weird foods! A self confessed foodie One of my favourite ways to experience the culture of a country is through food. I would regard eating as one of my hobbies and I am lucky that my overlanding career…

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The Best Adventure Travel Movies

15 of the best adventure travel movies to inspire your next dream trip. Sure we might not be able to travel right now but we can still dream about it right? If you need some inspiration for your next adventure then these amazing adventure travel movies provide wanderlust by the bucket load. As the current climate forces us to stay indoors more than we would like, take the opportunity it provides to sit back and relax with some…

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The Best Things to do in Moab: 9 Adventurous Activities

Moab is a small town in southeast Utah. In this post I describe 9 of the best things to do in Moab. I include detailed activity descriptions, accommodation options and suggest the best time time of year to visit. I absolutely love Moab! (I feel like I start a lot of posts that way, but it’s true!) I’ve always said that Moab is the gateway to a huge outdoor adventure playground and that’s exactly why I do love…

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The best places for photography in Kolkata

A guide to finding the best places for photography in Kolkata. I provide example photos and information for each location as well as a pinned Google map. When I knew I was visiting Kolkata as part of my overland tour of India, I knew I wanted to do a street photography tour. However, the tour which had been recommended to me was unavailable for the days I was visiting the city. So I searched online for amazing Kolkata photography…

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Explore India: 20 Unique Indian Experiences

In this post I wanted to share some of the uniquely Indian experiences that you might not have heard of, or maybe didn’t know was possible. When you think of travelling to India, you probably have visions of visiting the Taj Mahal, doing a yoga retreat or simply relaxing on a tropical beach. And whilst these things are all great experiences that should be enjoyed on an India trip, there’s a lot more to see and do. Having…

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