Surfing the Apple

Europe Portugal Surfing Travel

Discovering the joys of surfing this year has turned me into a wave chaser – and the freezing cold Atlantic Ocean water wasn’t going to stop me in Portugal.

How to pack your camera and laptop in check in luggage

How to... Travel

If you have to check your electronics in on your next flight, (#electronicsban anyone?), here’s the best way to keep it safe.

Tehran is the Iranian capital of style

Iran The Middle East Travel

I’ve never been the most stylish person in the world, but next to many women in Tehran, I felt positively daggy.

Iranian hipsters mean good coffee

Iran The Middle East Travel

Don’t think for a moment that because Iran is largely closed off to the world by sanctions that the people aren’t connected with what’s going on. This isn’t North Korea.

How to guide for travel in Iran

How to... Iran The Middle East Travel

Before I left for Iran I struggled to find all the information I wanted in one place, or at all. So here is my “how to travel in Iran” guide.

Iran 41 years later

Iran Photos The Middle East Travel

A visit to Iran, specifically Persepolis and Esfahan 41 years after my Mum. I took some of her photos for comparison… not a lot had changed.

Go to Iran

Iran The Middle East Travel

 Don’t believe the sensational hype that says travel in Iran is dangerous – it’s not.