ADVENTURE 001 //Edinburgh – The Maiden Voyage

This was it! First step, get Frank the 12 miles home. Journey 2, 1000 round trip to Scotland – the perfect test. With hindsight, errors were made, distances misjudged and timings went out the window. Mistake 1: Setting off at Midday I mean logically, setting off on a Tuesday lunch time should be mean no… Continue reading ADVENTURE 001 //Edinburgh – The Maiden Voyage

Wales: Scaling Snowdon

We’d done Fuji together, and that’s 3000m! Snowdon was more than doable, a mere amble at 1000m – right Rob? Never before, in any of adult life, have a better understood how fucking awesome Easter is. It’s like Christmas for adults; devoid of any expectation and compulsory visits; the promise of good weather and friends… Continue reading Wales: Scaling Snowdon

Iceland: Reykjavik, Þingvellir & Gullfoss

Whilst start-ups may satisfy the adventurous feelings of most people, and by Jove is there a lot of uncertainty and compromise, for me, there’s no greater than adventure than the open road, and so May saw my return to the Tarmac, taking a road trip around Iceland. Day 1: Blink and You’ll Miss It Landing… Continue reading Iceland: Reykjavik, Þingvellir & Gullfoss

Japan: Final Farewell Thoughts

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang Sitting at my desk, on my last day of school, I can’t help but recall all the major ‘lasts’ from my life; Uganda, Placement Year, University, and how recent, yet… Continue reading Japan: Final Farewell Thoughts

豊後大野市: The Bungo-ono Guide

Situated in the southern part of Oita prefecture, in March of 2015 the city celebrated its 10 year anniversary since combining 7 small towns and villages: Mie, Ono, Asaji, Inukai, Ogata, Kiyokawa, and Chitose. While they have combined to form one “city,” they each retain their own identities as towns, including their addresses and tourist… Continue reading 豊後大野市: The Bungo-ono Guide