120 miles didn’t seem that far…

Ok this was actually ages ago, long before andyfied started demanding travel stories from everyone he’s even been the proximity of for a minute to contribute to his ‘website’.

Well over a year ago I found myself in India on a business trip with a few days to spare between meetings. […]


Desert Safari

800m tall building

Through yet another set of uninteresting events I found myself in Dubai with an afternoon and evening to spare. My local associate recommended a ‘desert safari’. I wasn’t sure how that worked, given my only experiences of Safaris were in Windsor Safari Park. Still I agreed to go along […]


Machu Picchu, the Lost ‘City’ of the Incas (and guinea pigs)

Wow, my photo looked just like the brochures

Through another set of uninteresting events I found myself in Peru with (having travelled there via Amsterdam and La Paz, Bolivia). I thought I shouldn’t waste this opportunity by spending all my time in smoky bars and decided to […]


Total Hotel Review: IBIS in Central Amsterdam

Corridor from lift towards my room

This is just a quick one, just wanted to point out the lunacy that is the IBIS, billed as being near Amsterdam Central station. I needed a place to stay for one evening in Amsterdam in order to make a connecting flight to South America. I was meeting […]


Cactus if ya Can…

´About twenty percent of people throw up after drinking the medicine´ the Shaman told us as we sat in the garden of a Peruvian mountain house, having slugged the contents from our stainless steel cups. A New Zealander named Rob, two young Americans Tim and Jon, an […]