The Best Coastline in England?

My family lives on what can only be one of the best coastlines in England if not Europe, the Dorset coastline.  To be more precise around Poole and Bournemouth.  You can get here by train and is around 2 hours from London.  The Sandbanks peninsula is one of the most expensive areas to live in […]

Fly Me To The Moon

I don’t think this will happen in my lifetime but this is the number 1 experience on the bucket list, visit space.  This is the ultimate getting away from it all and a way of changing perspective on life.  I thought i’d have a look around and see if there were any ways i could do […]

The Bucket List Done?

Over the last few years i have really stepped up and visited many the places I have always wanted to see. I can’t say any of these are original but they have all delighted in some way. Below were the key places i have always wanted to visit and have over the last ten years. Every blog needs a bucket list post doesn’t it? But a done one?

Peñíscola – Game of Thrones S6 is being filmed here

Peñíscola Set mid-way between Valencia and Barcelona, Peñíscola besides having an unfortunate name is a gem of a place to visit with some great beaches, fortified town centre and a national park coastline.  It is also now the location of one of my favourite tv shows, Game of Thrones.  I have had the pleasure of spending […]

A Homage to Syria – 10 days unplanned through Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Egypt. Prt1

Below is a blog post written in 2008 and was done with a friend Paul Hemming who I worked with at easyJet.  We picked two random locations and had 10 days to travel between them.  We had thought of doing this by train but this was short lived.  You get engineering works everywhere!  I wanted […]