Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door: The ultimate guide

Visiting Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door have always been high on my list of things to do and growing up only a few hours away, I wish I had visited sooner. Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are, in my opinion, some of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of...
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Saving water on a sailboat

Saving water on a sailboat is not something I ever really thought about until I started to live on one. I am ashamed to admit that I have never been the worlds biggest eco-warrior. Sure, I dutifully did my recycling, I took my canvas bags to the supermarket and...
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Sant Carles de la Rapita

At the edge of the wild and rugged Delta de l’Ebre, set against a backdrop of mountains, lies the fishing village Sant Carles de la Rapita.  Although the town itself is not necessarily worth a visit, the surrounding area with it’s incredible diversity makes it well worth a trip....
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How much does it really cost to live on board a sailboat?

How much does it cost to live on board a sailboat? The question we needed the answer to beyond any other question was how much does it REALLY cost to live on a sailboat. We scoured the internet for clues and got figures ranging from £500 a month to...
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Nairobi’s elephant orphanage: The ultimate guide

Nairobi’s elephant and rhino orphanage has got to be one of the best things to do in Nairobi. As well as the chance to spend an hour watching some of the most adorable creatures on Earth having the time of their lives, you will also be donating to a...
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The ultimate guide to visiting Nairobi in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is an exciting, sprawling mess of concrete that starkly contrasts the natural beauty found in the rest of Kenya. Many people rush through Nairobi on their way to safari parks or beaches beyond, but if you have time then Nairobi is well worth a few days...
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Exploring Kenya’s Kakamega Rainforest

Exploring Kenya’s Kakamega rainforest in the west of Kenya was a firm highlight of my travels around Kenya. Not knowing what to expect by coming off the tourist path, I was immediately glad that I had the chance to divert from the normal and do something that seemingly very...
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Ol Pejeta Safari in Kenya

Set against the backdrop of Kenya’s tallest mountain and straddling the equator, it is a wonder that Ol Pejeta safari park isn’t better known.  Renown for it’s pioneering conservancy efforts, this is a safari park with a difference. Why should you visit Ol Pejeta safari? Aside from the incredible...
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Anchoring for idiots (by two idiots)

Life aboard has had some incredible ups recently, which I will of course rub in your faces sometime soon, but there is a dark side to sailing that you may not be familiar with. It’s name is anchoring. Anchors are famous sailing symbols. Their designs decorate bags and dresses,...
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Sailing in Argostoli, Kephalonia: A cruisers guide

Sailing to bustling Argostóli (Αργοστόλι), Kefalonia’s main harbour and a port of entry to Greece, was a little intimidating to us newbie sailors. So we decided to share what we had learnt in the hopes of making someone elses journey a little easier! Sadly much of Argostoli was destroyed by...
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