It was my last day in National Park today and the grim weather returned so nothing for it but a […]
Archive for ‘Preparation’
How to plan a trip – Month 3 Review
Three months into the trip and I have been asked several times how I planned my trip, so here is […]
It had to happen at some point. I’ve read lots of stories and anecdotes from travellers talking about the last […]
The Moment of Truth: Is it all going to fit?
Short answer: No. Bloodyminded answer: I’m going to repack on Friday. I will not be defeated by a rucksack. I […]
Shouldn’t I be feeling nervous by now?
It’s Wednesday night and I’m leaving on Sunday morning. The car gets sold tomorrow and there’s time for a few […]
Attics are not among the top 100 places to spend a hot sunny day… and that’s where I’ve been for […]
A Sharp Issue – Vaccinations
I completed the epic process of travel vaccinations this week. Ok, I may being slightly dramatic but, with four clinic […]
Trains, Cakes and Planning
Quite a few people have asked me about how I planned the trip, with a lot of interest specifically in […]
An Unexpected Source of Advice
I had an idea for a post on travel/holiday planning as everyone takes their own approach: some don’t do any […]
Why am I taking a year out to go travelling?
Here’s a snapshot of some of the questions I’ve been asked over the last few days, as I’ve started to […]