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My New ~Maderas EP~ is Now Out!

May 13, 2020

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June 7, 2017

Today, I turn 31 - and it’s great.
It’s the time in life to be confident, capable, more aware of yourself and appreciative of the things you used to take for granted. For me, it’s the beginning of a decade where I’ve found an equal amount of success in life, blended with valuable lessons of failed experience, topped with a bright future of potential still in front of me. What a beautiful chapter of life to sift through!

To hear people say ‘Yeah, but to be young again would be amazing…I’d give anything to be 18 again’ - m...

November 3, 2016

Backpacker culture has taken over the travel world. 

Today's youth are vying to break out of their routine homelife to traverse the world, explore new cultures and get a blast of new experiences. The end result has been a surge of backpackers looking to get the best bang for their buck - and hostels around the world have stepped up their game to deliver the experience. 

These are my favourite hostels I've stayed at during my 10 years of backpacking, taken from my upcoming book Tales Of The Modern Nomad - Monks, Mushroom...

August 25, 2016

There’s a lot more to Switzerland’s biggest city than fondue, chocolate and financial banking. It’s not often a prime travel destination like so many other places in Europe and rarely mentioned in the backpacking circuit…but here are 12 reasons why Zürich should top your travel list and what makes it a perfect European city:


The tallest buildings are churches, cathedrals and clock towers

Unlike the other financial centers of the world (New York, London and Hong Kong) Zürich isn’t congested with skyscrapers and looming hig...

June 6, 2016

Tourist Anomalies When Adjusting To Life In Central America

What constitutes regular life for the locals between Mexico and Panama does not always come across as normal to visiting tourists and expats. Sometimes you have to read between the cultural lines to realize that the oddity you are experiencing might not be so strange to the other people around you. If you find yourself immersed in the culture of Latin American life, don’t forget to embrace the many ridiculous and trivial ‘problems’ you might encounter.

Here are...

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