Stories

  • Terrifying Ordeal

    The trip to Nepal was something we’d been planning for nearly a year. Myself and three friends had booked a ten day trek around the Annapurnas in the Himalayas, followed by five weeks in India.

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  • A Gap Year with Gap Yah?

    Last year comedian Matt Lacey’s alter ego, the ridiculously annoying but hilariously funny ‘Orlando’, became an Internet sensation.

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  • Rebekka’s Story

    Rebekka was a 23 year old girl full of life who went backpacking for the first time in 2001. She travelled and worked for 8 months but unfortunately her time was cut short.

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  • Walking Safari in Pilanesberg National Park

    Walking safaris are a great way to see wildlife in Africa. It adds an extra dimension to your safari experience especially when you are exploring a Big Five national park such as Pilanesberg in South Africa.

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  • The Capital of Ecuador

    Travelling in South America we visited the capital of Ecuador, Quito. In researching this city we came across countless accounts warning how dangerous this city is.

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  • Camino de Santiago, my Journey

    It’s still dark, 7-30 in the morning, I stop and turn around to look at the now distant lights of the small Spanish village whose cold empty streets I left behind me almost an hour ago.

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  • Mount Kilimanjaro Climb

    I got offered the extraordinary opportunity to climb Mount Kilimanjaro as part of my familiarisation trip in Tanzania.

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  • A Gap Year in Australia

    Back in 1990 I was one of many single female back-packers who had ventured to Australia on the back of hearing from too many people “travel whilst you are still young and have no ties, you won’t get that chance when you are older”

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  • My Travels and Thoughts for the Future

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  • Travel and Life in Ningbo, China

    I first arrived in China in August 2011 and I was very excited about the prospect of starting my new job as an English teacher in Ningbo.

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