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20 Awesome things to do in Mauritius  Mauritius is world famous for its beautiful beaches, and if all you wanted to …2017/06/23Adventure
Visiting Ile aux Aigrettes: Mauritius’s EdenThe dodo. One comical bird representing one tragic problem: extinction. And in Mauritius, a small …2017/06/17Travel
Best Beaches in MauritiusLet’s face it – we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches in Mauritius. …2017/06/06Travel
Tongariro Alpine Crossing: one does not simply walk into MordorTongariro Alpine Crossing, the big daddy of day hikes in New Zealand. Remember that nasty …2017/01/19Hiking
How to find cheap flights: best tips and hacksFlights are usually the most expensive part of backpacking so it’s important to find the …2016/12/01Budget Travel
Routeburn Track Day 3 and 4: Up and awayDay 3: Lake Mackenzie to Routeburn Flats (13.6km, 6 hours) The sun had started to …2016/11/24Great Walks
Routeburn Track day 2: short and sweeeeetLake Howden Hut – Lake MacKenzie Hut (8.6km, 3.5hrs) It was pouring with rain when …2016/11/12Great Walks
Routeburn Track Day 1: IntroductionFrom lush green forests to alpine tarns; from cascading waterfalls to sweeping mountains, the Routeburn …2016/10/28Great Walks
5 reasons to visit Venice in NovemberNovember is a nasty month in Europe. The best of autumn is over and the …2016/10/19Travel
Skydiving in Queenstown: 12,000ft, 200km/hI asked my parents if, for my 16th birthday, I could go skydiving. Funnily enough …2016/10/10Adventure
Cycling the Cotswolds in AutumnI’m the first person to moan about the end of summer, but the Cotswolds in …2016/10/07Travel
Welcome to my new blogI finally took the plunge; I have a new blog! I decided that I’d outgrown …2016/10/06Other
To the top of the Eiffel TowerOn every corner is a restaurant whose most affordable meal is a king’s ransom. Tricksters …2016/10/05Travel
About the Milford Track: the good, the bad, the uglyThinking of doing New Zealand’s Milford Track and want to know what you’ll be getting …2016/08/29Great Walks
Milford Track Day 4: Going the distanceDumpling Hut to Sandfly Point (18km, 6hrs) Sleep is probably the swiftest road to recovery …2016/08/14Great Walks
Milford Track Day 3: The edge of the worldMintaro Hut to Dumpling Hut (14km, 7hrs) The top of Mackinnon Pass, Day 3 of …2016/07/24Great Walks
Milford Track Day 2: The difference an hour makesClinton Hut to Mintaro Hut (16.5km, 6hrs) So 8:30am is late by tramping standards. Looking …2016/07/07Great Walks
Milford Track Day 1: Into the wildernessGlade Wharf to Clinton Hut (5km, 1.5hrs) On a little jetty in the middle of nowhere …2016/05/12Great Walks
Hiking the Milford Track: IntroductionThe Milford Track – claimed to be one of the best walks in the world. …2016/05/04Great Walks
Mt Alfred: A hike in paradiseSurrounded by jagged peaks and glaciers, Mt Alfred looks like a tiddler – an easy …2016/04/25Hiking
The Story Behind an Image: Mind vs Photography  The alarm sounded off at 5am. It was so warm and comfy in bed, …2016/03/08Photography
Best of the Faroe IslandsRecently I’ve been using my 5D3 camera for film, and during my two holidays in …2015/12/19Film, Travel
Hiking to Gasadalur: the old postal routeFor the most dramatic entrance to one of the world’s most beautiful villages, hiking to …2015/08/31Hiking
North Atlantic summer: an introductionGive up those balmy holidays and head north, where the land is wild and ruled …2015/07/22Travel
Solar Eclipse from Buckingham, EnglandTaken just 10 minutes ago!2015/03/20Other
At the top of SloveniaWe walked along a deserted road that winds beside Lake Bohinj, Slovenia. Whilst there are …2015/01/31Travel
Secret Streets of Piran: An IntroductionA little spit of land leading out into the sparkling Adriatic Sea, Piran belongs to …2014/10/30Travel
A forest transformedAfter all those cold miserable days suffered through winter, there’s a treat in store: Bluebells …2014/05/28Photography
Blue Venice (Revisited)Gloriously blue photos of Venice at dawn and dusk. This image was taken in more …2014/04/08Photography, Travel
Libreria Acqua Alta: the flooded bookshopVenice is flooded. People are wading along the streets in a foot or two of …2014/02/23Travel
Flooded Venice – Day 1Three hours before it happens sirens blare across the city. They sound a lot like …2014/02/09Travel
Blue VeniceBeautiful cool hues of Venetian dawns and dusks.2014/01/29Photography, Travel
Beautiful Burano: photo essay 2In the two or three hours I spent in Burano I scarcely took my finger …2014/01/05Travel
Beautiful Burano: a photo essayIt was always about building the biggest and brightest house with lego. If patience – …2013/12/23Travel
Prehistoric Britain uncovered“Here you are!” Exclaimed archaeologist David Jacques, knee-deep in mud as he placed a sharp …2013/10/18Photography
1600 steps laterThis is the last little section of the Amalfi Coast’s Walk of the Gods (you …2013/09/22Hiking
Hiking to Positano: the walk of the godsTired of the Amalfi Coast’s beautiful towns and warm turquoise waters? No? Well, you’ll still want …2013/09/14Hiking
Holi Festival London: let there be colour!There’s always something crazy happening in London. Last weekend, in the concrete sea of Battersea …2013/08/09Events
A weekend in Rye and Camber SandsTucked away at the bottom of the British Isles lies the Medieval town of Rye. …2013/07/27Photography
An abandoned gunpowder factory in CornwallDeep in the recesses of Cornwall lies Kennall Vale, a tangle of greenery, waterfalls and …2013/06/24Photography
Park Guell SunsetAnd finally, here is my most ambitious photo of Barcelona: an HDR composite of a sunset over …2013/06/05Travel
The streets that Picasso walked (Part 3 of 3)A photographic wander through the streets of central Barcelona. Part 3 – The People But it’s …2013/05/27Travel
The streets that Picasso walked (Part 2 of 3)A photographic wander through the streets of central Barcelona. Part 2 – Art and colour Every …2013/05/19Travel
The streets that Picasso walked (Part 1 of 3)A photographic wander through the streets of central Barcelona. Part 1 – Form and structure …2013/05/15Photography, Travel
Sagrada Familia: The most amazing and dangerous church you’ll visitThere’s nothing else like the Sagrada Familia church, Barcelona. As you enter it feels like …2013/05/09Travel
World Pillow Fight Day LondonLondon’s Trafalgar Square is an ocean of feathers, pyjamas and pillows. Hundreds of people are …2013/04/07Events
Infrared photography tips: how to best use a filterHow to get the best out of an infrared filter teamed with a normal camera. …2013/02/16Photography
Chasing the Winter SolsticeI’ve never liked English winters. They’re dark, rainy, and cold. I wouldn’t mind if they …2012/12/23Photography
10 degrees celciusA Sunday with the Bournemouth Spartans Winter Sea Swimming Club. November: the dreariest month on …2012/12/15Travel
What is the best memory card for a DSLR?It’s nearly Christmas and I’ve asked for a new memory card for my DSLR, but …2012/12/08Photography
Zombie outbreak in LondonTerror brakes loose in Central London as hundreds of people have been infected with the …2012/10/14Events
Budget Tilt Shift PhotographyI love the miniature effect you can get from tilt shift lenses; they’re so captivating. …2012/09/27Photography
Faces of RomeThese are some photos of the faces that caught my eye in Piazza Navona, Rome. …2012/07/29Travel
New Forest underwaterEquipped with wellies, raincoats, and plastics bags for the cameras, we explore the saturated New Forest. …2012/07/19Travel
Exploring the Streets of RomeA small collection of some of my favourite photos from getting lost (somewhat deliberately) in …2012/07/03Travel