The essential food guide to Costa Rica

Visiting Costa Rica was my first foray into central/ south America. I never really had any great longing to go to that side of the world, and particularly not by myself. When I traveled around...

Photoblog: Ghent, a taste of Belgium

Last weekend I had the pleasure of a short weekend trip to sample of bit of Belgium and ended up in the small city of Ghent, a place Lonely Planet describes as: Ghent is one of...

Highland highlights

For a year now I’ve managed to survive and thrive in London. That in of itself has been a fun adventure of ups and downs! But I have finally nailed down a permanent job and a nice...

Sea turtle encounter in Costa Rica

Dressed in black, reds and blues we gathered in the darkness at the reception of our resort in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. Those of us, myself included, who weren’t dressed suitably dark enough for turtle...