Becoming a dad, setting my intentions and praying for a child who enjoys travel

I have a good reason for the radio silence over the last couple of months… my beautiful wife and I are expecting our first baby in the next week or so! Perhaps expecting a baby isn’t really a good excuse for not writing but we have also moved house and been busy in every other … More Becoming a dad, setting my intentions and praying for a child who enjoys travel

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An unexpected surprise in Cartagena

The picturesque walled city of Cartagena is perched on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia. Famous for its beautiful colonial architecture and colourful flower-clad balconies, Cartagena is that idyllic destination you think of when your mind wanders off when daydreaming of visiting South America. After landing in Cartagena from Bogota, we were looking forward to … More An unexpected surprise in Cartagena

Budapest: Realising you’re too old for party hostels

I spent a significant portion of my younger years travelling through Asia and Europe staying, living, working and partying in hostels. These were great times. I met new people every couple of days, lived cheaply and, for the most part, enjoyed a happy existence. Fast-forward close to a decade and I find myself checking into … More Budapest: Realising you’re too old for party hostels

Short Story #1: Pooie-Louie & Comedy on the High Seas

Since finishing high school some 13 years ago, I have spent just under half of that time traveling. In the beginning, being somewhat younger and more naive, I did not truly understand how lucky I was to have the opportunity to see different parts of the world, experience new cultures and eat new and delicious … More Short Story #1: Pooie-Louie & Comedy on the High Seas