I was lucky enough to visit Tunisia in my second year of college, 2009. I was unlucky enough to find myself on a Somali pirate ship… and it was by choice. This is not a horror story like Jude’s terrible kidnap, in actual fact I wasn’t in any real danger at all, just mere discomfort. […]Read more "Dances with Somali Pirates: Monastir, Tunisia"
I was convinced that Agadir, Morocco was going to be the most boring place on earth. But then I discovered that Essaouira was used as a filming location in Game of Thrones. I got silly excited. I planned some bus time tables and figured it should only cost us 70 quid each to escape Agadir […]Read more "Uncharming Sneks and Food Poisoning: Marrakech, Morocco"
I’m camped in our little double bedroom in Spalding with a cup of tea and a craving for white chocolate and raspberry cookies from Sainsbury’s. The child down the road is in the back garden screaming… I fear his lungs will have shrivelled to nothing by the age of sixteen. The sun is scorching in […]Read more "Travel + Food = Awesome: Morocco"
Sharm’s not really the highlight of most people’s travel experiences but to me it’s like home from home. Most backpackers would be ashamed to admit they enjoy the cushty, all inclusive package holiday in Naama Bay but I’m not a backpacker yet. I love two week relaxation holidays in Egypt. Beaches are man made but […]Read more "Under the sea in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt"