State by State: Utah – A Road Trip Guide

State By State: Utah A Road Trip Guide At first I overlooked it. On a trip around the states in 2008, my two travel companions and I needed to swiftly get from Yellowstone to Vegas, and so we took a night drive and, obviously, saw nothing of Utah other than…

How photography funds my travel with Gene Pembroke

How to fund travel, with Gene Pembroke A few months ago whilst meandering around a local street market we came upon a photography stall with some stunning travel shots. Automatically intrigued we took a closer look only to find each image came with a story of how it had come…

Off Season in the Rockies, Colorado

Off season in the Rockies, Colorado Colorado is fast becoming one of my favorite places in the States. The beautiful scenery, fresh air and amount of activities to do all contribute to why Colorado is so wonderful. You can go to relax. hike mountains or act like John Wayne and…

How the U.P. Won the Civil War

How the U.P. Won the Civil War In high school I picked Geography. I considered all of my options rather carefully, thinking about future careers, further educational routes and academic prestige, then I threw them out and decided that it would be easier to color in maps. At age fourteen…

You Can Road Trip Cheaply

You Can Road Trip Cheaply I know what you’re thinking: a road trip sounds really fun but how can I do it without it costing thousands of dollars and ending up being so expensive you may as well have just booked a hotel and flight. Road trips don’t have to…

Prague

I got back to my hostel at perhaps two thirty, maybe three in the morning. The twenty-four hour bar downstairs was still pretty full. Bars in Prague didn’t seem to close, ever. We’d been all over town looking for good times and gritty dives. I can’t recall how many drinks…

A Guide to England- Gems of the North East

The North East of England is bursting with culture, it’s own language and the friendliest people. Bordering Scotland, this is the furthest North you can get in England and it creates a different experience with the two nationalities living and blending together. Having lived in Sunderland for three years I…

State By State: California Road Trip Guide

I looked at Mark with a puzzled expression. “Sure, why the hell not!” I responded emphatically, though in reality I had no idea what I was saying. “Right, well I’d better sort out a man date for you and Aidan then.” I’d just agreed to come along on a road…

A long weekend in Switzerland, what to do, where to go

Nestled in between Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Lichtenstein, Switzerland is a beautiful mix of individuality and blend of cultures. The scenery feels like it has been hand crafted and there is a general sensation of being in an advert for luxury yoghurt or chocolate wherever you go- well there…