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Tag: Adventure

Why My Mum Ran 3 Marathons This Year

Posted on November 27th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Travel Tales, Unsung Heroes. No Comments
Is she a bird? Is she a plane? No, it’s my mother, and apparently she’s got superpowers too. Her powers include running marathons, and defiantly crossing oceans on the Clipper RTW Yacht Race, among other things. Meet Joan Clancy. She answers to ‘Mum’, ‘Gran’, and even ‘Doctor’, in her capacity to make Accident & Emergency staff across the North of England tremble at just the mention of an impending visit.…

23 Photos That Will Make You Rethink Ios Island Greece

Posted on October 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Greece, Picture Perfect. 4 comments
Earlier this summer I travelled to Ios island, Greece, for my second visit to the country in a year. I flew in to Crete and took a short ferry north to Ios, which isn’t where they make the Apple software (iOS), believe it or not. Sitting in the Aegean Sea between Santorini and Naxos, Ios has a reputation for being a party island.…

How I like to travel and a Booking Now app review

Posted on August 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 3 comments
In this post I’m reviewing a new app from that is designed to help you book accommodation at the last-minute – because when I’m travelling, that’s exactly what I like to do. Depending how you like to travel, you’ll either love or hate the idea behind this… This app is designed purely for the spontaneous traveller – anyone who might need a room for today or tomorrow night at the drop of a hat!…

15 Things To Expect From An Alberta Road Trip In Summer

Posted on June 19th, by Peter Parkorr in Canada, North America, Roaming Resources. 18 comments
Have you ever thought of visiting Canada and had no idea what to see? How about what to expect on a road trip in Alberta? No clue? That’s exactly the place I was in just a couple of weeks ago.  If you had said Toronto, Montreal or even Ottawa I would have some idea of what to expect, but Alberta? The only thing that came to mind was oil sands.…

A Summer Road Trip In Slovenia & An Instagram Feedbomb

Posted on December 15th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Slovenia. 6 comments
Today I’m sharing a few of my Instagram photos from a summer road trip in Slovenia this year. I went to lovely Ljubljana for Ana Desetnica street theatre festival, and then with my co-blogger Kate, took a hire car to see what other things you can do in Slovenia. Turns out there is plenty! Including two UNESCO world heritage sites, and some really impressive places for green travellers.…