REVIEW: GOPRO HERO 6 BLACK

A few months ago, I was lucky enough to be given the new GoPro Hero 6 Black to try out. If you follow my blog, you’ll know that before this I had a Hero 4 Silver, and prior to that, I had a Hero 3 Black. So you could say I’ve been with GoPro for…

REVIEW | DJI PHANTOM 3 – ONE WEEK IN

So I said a while back I was saving up for a drone. I’m happy to say I finally managed to get one! For years I’ve been looking at fellow travel bloggers with drones, and I’ve not really seen the hype. Mainly because I used to do more photography than video. But since I’ve started…

EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: NIGHT 2

Catch up with my previous Hong Kong Diary entries here: EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: DAY 2 HONG KONG: ARRIVAL So after a long day exploring Hong Kong for the first time, battling jet lag, and being overwhelmed how busy Hong Kong actually is, I headed out for my second evening. I had a few things…

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: AUSTRALIA

I landed in Australia nearly 5 weeks ago now, on a working holiday visa. So I think now is a good time to reflect on my time so far, and let you know what my first impressions are. COSTS I’ll start with the one a lot of people ask about, money. Before I came to…

MIRRORLESS VS DSLR

A couple of years ago, I bit the bullet and moved to a mirrrorless camera and ditched my DSLR. Was this a decision I’d live to regret? For those who don’t know, a mirrorless camera is simply what it says in the name. It’s mirrorless. On the DSLR camera systems, there is mirror mechanism built…

IN PICTURES: SUNSET AT PORTHMEOR BEACH

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any of my photography work, which is the one thing I mainly do, so seems silly that I haven’t! Storm Doris is upon us here in the UK, and as I’m currently battling torrential rain and 90mph winds (apologies rest of world, but that’s a bad storm for…

REVIEW: THE PILLOW HOSTEL, BANGKOK

If you’re heading over to Bangkok, and want a hostel that’s close to the nightlife, clean, modern and fairly cheap, then The Pillow is ideal for you. Pros: MODERNĀ – This hostel is fairly new, so it’s quite modern, clean. Not run down like a few hostels in Bangkok. LOCATIONĀ – It’s down one of the little…

IS SOCIAL MEDIA CHANGING THE WAY WE TRAVEL?

We’ve all seen the recent rise of travel bloggers on Instagram and people we went to school with clearing off for a gap year on Facebook, etc. But is it changing the way we travel? Are we being more exotic with the destinations we choose for a holiday? Are people actually becoming more curious to…

REVIEW: AIR ASIA

It’s been a while since I’ve done a review, and I keep saying I’m going to do more on here. I decided to review the airline, Air Asia. It’s a regional airline, used in Asia, and is known for being cheap. It’s basically the Ryan Air/ Easy Jet of Asia, for those in the UK….

2016 ROUNDUP

It’s a bit late, but I’m finally doing my roundup of 2016. Surprisingly, I loved 2016. I know many have hated 2016, but it was a great year for me. It was the first year I went backpacking alone. It was the furthest I have ever been from home. I graduated from university (technically finished…