DMZ Tour and Panmunjom, North Korea

DMZ Tour and Panmunjom, North Korea

THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE (DMZ TOUR) The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a heavily fortified buffer zone that separates North Korea and South Korea. The 4km wide DMZ stretches 250km (160miles) across the Korean peninsula and was created in 1953 during the armistice after the...
London to Baghdad by Car – Travelling to Iraq

London to Baghdad by Car – Travelling to Iraq

Travelling to Iraq is a continuation of Roads Less Travelled which recounts my grandfather’s early life in Scotland to his first posting to Baghdad. In this post he details driving from London to Baghdad. Prior to leaving Baghdad my friend David invited me to...
Roads Less Traveled – My Grandfather’s Journeys

Roads Less Traveled – My Grandfather’s Journeys

Foreword My grandfather has been an inspiration to me on many levels and as our stories are inextricably linked, I thought it time to honour him and publish part of his incredible story. In this first part, he describes his modest upbringing in Ayrshire, Scotland and...
Nomadic Matt – An Interview with Matthew Kepnes

Nomadic Matt – An Interview with Matthew Kepnes

Nomadic Matt is the New York Times best-selling author of How to Travel the World for $50 a day, as well as countless travel guides and the top travel blog nomadicmatt.com. With Nomadic Matt, London 2018 I was lucky enough to meet Matt in London last year at one of...