Kenya’s colourful and vibrant capital city, Nairobi, is a must see for any traveller. With wildlife spotting chances at every turn, cultural highlights and cuisine to impress, it is the perfect place to start and end your Kenya adventure.
Exploring Kenya’s incredible Kakamega rainforest is by far one of the best things to do in Kenya. This rainforest is alive with fascinating creatures that you won’t find while on safari, and camping here makes the experience all the more exciting.
The safari park with a difference. Don’t miss Ol Pejeta safari on your trip to Kenya. Here you will find the last remaining Northern White Rhinos and learn about the brilliant conservation efforts that Ol Pejeta is putting in place for the protection of it’s ever growing wild rhino population.
The ultimate guide to anchoring for idiots, written by two sailing idiots. We’ve got details of some of the most popular anchoring techniques and some funny anchoring mishaps.
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 the 1953 earthquake and has since been re-built in a rather modern and characterless fashion. It is, however, smart looking and… Read More »Sailing in Argostoli, Kephalonia: A cruisers guide
The Dimosari waterfalls in Nidri, Greece, are an unexpected surprise in such a touristy town. Just an hours walk outside of the chaos of bars, inflatable pool toys and party ferries you will find a little haven, perfect for a relaxing morning or afternoon and an ideal escape from the heat of the day. We visited the waterfalls at the beginning of July, expecting a dry wall of rock. We… Read More »Dimosari waterfalls in Nidri, Greece
We explore the different ways you can internet at sea when sailing. Living on a sailboat doesn’t mean you have to be cut off from the internet. We have found many different ways to get the internet while living on a sailboat because it’s so important for us to be able to keep working. Find out what would work best for you in our extensive guide.
As I write this the summer holidays have just started at the school I used to work at. In my old life I would have woken up exhausted, after weeks of entertaining tired, hot and hyper children. I would have been emotionally drained from saying goodbye to children and parents that I had spent a year forming close relationships with, sharing their ups and downs and seeing all their many… Read More »A year out of work
Before we started the process of buying a sailboat to sail the world in we had no idea what to do or how to go about finding out, so we’ve put our sailboat purchase experience into an easy summary for those of you thinking of doing the same. One of the best things we did was buy the book ‘Get Real, Get Gone’. I bought it for Adam for his… Read More »Buying a sailboat to sail the world in
We found the perfect weather window and we were off. After a bilge pump boat hook exchange (our friends, Sailing Nomad, had a bilge pump related disaster hours before setting off on passage), we followed them out of Syracuse and into the deep blue. This was going to be the longest journey we had done so far, three days and two nights of sailing to reach Argostoli in Kephalonia. We… Read More »Sailing from Sicily to Greece