Tag Archives: Overland

Why travel?

As we crossed the border from Syria to Turkey I had only one thing in mind: I wanted to find a campsite with a huge TV screen showing the Football World Cup. I was an Italian on a mission. My … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week Award from Wanderlust Travel Magazine

I must admit…I’m rather chuffed to learn that the UK’s Wanderlust Travel Magazine awarded my ramblings on our epic Caucasus Challenge adventure (read blog here) the ‘Blog of the Week Award‘. However, if I knew this story was going to … Continue reading

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Materialism VS happiness: where it’s all going wrong

Scroll through your Facebook timeline on any given day and, if you’re anything like me, you’re bound to come across a myriad of inspirational memes and quotes aimed at enlightening you as to how best achieve life-long happiness and fulfilment. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Perks of Long-term Travel

Now that you know the challenges and drawbacks of living on the road, you must be thinking…blimey, why on earth do they do it? Well, contrary to popular belief (or at the very least my last guide post) there’s a … Continue reading

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Istanbul…through the viewfinder

I’m not one usually lost for words, some will say, yet as I contemplate our week spent in Istanbul it seems a verbal rendition of our experience just won’t cut it. Before arriving, I’d simply assumed that Turkey’s biggest problems … Continue reading

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It all comes from the Greek…

Reading my last blog about Greece, one would think that all we did there was gorge. Yes, that is technically correct, however being the cunning multitasking foxes we are, Chris and I managed to eat and make plentiful observations during … Continue reading

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Greece is the word (you’re the souvlaki that I want)!

I hate Greece. No, let me rephrase that: my hips hate Greece. Actually, to be completely honest, my hips wouldn’t even mind the country so much, if it wasn’t for the fact they need to squeeze themselves into a pair … Continue reading

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Overlanding on a shoestring (or by the last thread of your underpants)

‘How on earth do you travel on such a low budget?’ must be the single, most recurring question Chris and I get on the road. I guess it’s almost mind-boggling to hear that the amount of money we each need … Continue reading

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Going Bonkers in the Balkans-Part 2

Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo & Albania During the past weeks I have been on a not-so secret mission. No, it’s not to manage an entire week of off-roading without dropping my bike (this will soon come, surely) but it’s to find … Continue reading

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Overlanding Travel Safety Guide

Last week’s report of (yet another) gang rape of a tourist in India left me outrageously angry, mostly because India is now being dubbed ‘the most dangerous country for women to travel through’, even though I know of at least … Continue reading

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